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Idea Was Fully Stressedwas ully stressed principle often repeated through the irst sixty years of the eighteenth century than that governments must obey law and through the irst sixty years of the eighteenth century than that governments must obey law and he who resisted one in authority who was violating that law was not himself a rebel but a protector of law p 212This shocks our sensibilities and seems uixotic in its idealism But imagine what would happen today if the governor of your state were to refuse to obey Its Only a Game federal laws on abortion taxes eminent domain drug laws etc The church would condemn such a governor as a rebel and accuse him of sedition and lawlessness But the Bible teaches something uite different and uite in opposition Not only that but our nation wasounded upon the opposite perspectiveThis book will awaken its readers into realizing how the church has lost its saltiness and has allowed the state to become tyrannical This is a book that needs to be read widely especially by pastors Highly highly recommended. Ailable this studied work in order to encourage the Church to be aware of its historic role in the The Seduction Expert (The Seduction Expert founding of our Constitutional Republic Where the pulpits used Biblical principles of rights and law of God to make the case ofreedom Something now lost in our churches today that in many cases have been brought upon by the self censor of the clergy themselves and in part Christians as a whole Not to mention the parallel of today's loyalists to tyranny shouting Don't preach politics Originally published under Durham North Carolina Duke University Press in 1928 There have been other additions as late as 1965 under F Ungar Pub Co in New York Also available in the latest ormats rom American VisionAlice Mary Baldwin PhD 1879 19. ResearchReading this book is a whirlwind review of what New
England Preachers Believed And Taught Their Congregations All The Political Congregations All The Political believed and taught their congregations all the political would shock modern churchmen It is the pastors that taught the political philosophy to their congregants which later manifested itself in the Declaration of Independence the Continental Congress and the United States ConstitutionLiberty was praised as being given by God and those that would take it away ought to be opposed even to the point of death It is at this point that contemporary Christians simply cannot Before Watchmen (Before Watchmen: Silk Spectre, fathom that such a thing could be a biblical idea We ve obviouslyallen Ownership and Possession far in our understanding of law liberty and opposition to tyranny Aren t we to submit to the governing authorities Aren t we to be meek and use non violence to oppose injusticeIn the conclusion Baldwin writes Probably the mostundamental principle of the American constitutional system is the principle that no one is bound to obey an. Stitutional law that government like its citizens is bounded by law and when it transcends its authority it acts illegally However the study deals primarily with Nonconformists or Congregationalists and Presbyterians of the time Covering the period The Harvest Murder from 100 years prior and up through the entire revolutionary era she concludes that the centralorce behind it all was the pulpit’s application of the Word ofGod to politics and government She says “It must not be orgotten in the multiplicity ofto politics and government She says “It must not be orgotten in the multiplicity of mentioned that the source of greatest authority and the one most commonly used was the Bible” And she proves that “from the law of God they derived their political theories”This reprint by American Vision is to make av. Very good read Shows how instrumental theChurch Was In Influencing The Revolution Andwas in influencing the Revolution and Where has our nation gone Where are the pastors who will boldly speak the truth rom the pulpit Prior to the American Revolution sermons were preachedFrom The Pulpit To Exhort Men Tothe pulpit to exhort men to biblically about their reedom and how that plays out in the government Preachers called men to take up their arms and Magic in the North fightor their God given rights to Imagining Gay Paradise freedom Alice Baldwin demonstrates the power and authority the preachers of New England had upon the American colonies in the one hundred years leading up to the American Revolution The book is meticulously researched and argued The book was originally published in 1928 but was seeminglyorgotten until recently republished by American Vision Baldwin s credentials are impressive having received a PhD rom the University of Chicago and teaching at Duke University The bibilography is 26 pages Long Baldwin Clearly Did Her. A Reprint Of A Baldwin clearly did her. A reprint of a long since out of print Ms Baldwin originally wrote the book in order to show the intimate relation between the thought life of the New England minister and its affects on the political ideology expounded Love, and Other Things to Live For from the pulpit From the introduction we get the author's purposeirst to make clear the similarity the identity of Puritan theology and undamental political thought; second to show how the New England clergy preserved extended and popularized the essential doctrines of political philosophy thus making amiliar to every church going New Englander long before 1763 not only to the doctrines of natural right the social contract and the right of resistance but also the Vanity Bagh fundamental principle of American con.
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