The Christian and American Law: Christianity's Impact on America's Founding Documents and Future Direction

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H. Wayne House
Kregel Publications, 1998 - Law - 301 pages
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Several of America's leading Christian thinkers and writers reflect on the past significance of Christianity and consider its uncertain future impact. Includes chapters by: Gary Amos--"The Philosophical and Biblical Perspectives Which Shaped the Declaration of Independence," John Eidsmoe--"The Judeo-Christian Roots of the Constitution," R. C. Sproul--"The Biblical View of Submission to Constituted Authority," H. Wayne House--"The Christian's Duty of Civil Obedience to the State."
  

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Contents

Contributors
7
Foundation for the Common Law
13
The Philosophical and Biblical Perspectives That
49
Rediscovering the Biblical Roots
83
4 Civil Authority and the Bible
109
The Biblical View of Submission
126
Contemporary Struggles
139
How Christians May Influence the Future
175
The Abiding Value of Biblical Law
208
Sin Rights and Equality
225
Mission and Civil Law
247
The Kingdom the Church and the Gospel in
266
A Summary Statement of the Consultation
287
Index
293
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