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Romans 13:6 “For this reason, pay your taxes” — Reformed Libertarian

In two previous posts (here and here) I explained why Romans 13 does not refer to the institution of civil government, but rather to God’s providential empowering of particular people with the strength of the sword to rule/dominate people. This […]

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Romans 13: Person, Office, or Both? — Reformed Libertarian

July 14, 2018 1 comment

Louis W. Hensler III, JD, professor at Regent University’s School of Law, wrote a tremendously helpful paper for the Regent University Law Review titled “Flexible Interpretations of ‘The Powers that Be’ from Constantine to Mandela and Beyond.” He outlines two […]

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Abram the Voluntaryist? — Reformed Libertarian

The State of Nature During the English Civil War era (the time of the Westminster Assembly), English political philosopher Thomas Hobbes explained the social contract theory in his book Leviathan (1651), largely influencing modern political philosophy. The theory is a […]

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Nebuchadnezzar and Romans 13: Person or Office? — Reformed Libertarian

Continuing my study of the labyrinth that is Romans 13… A basic question of Romans 13 is whether it is referring to a ruler in his person, or a ruler in his office – and subsequently whether the powers that […]

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