Review: Les Misérables (2012)

Here are a few thoughts on the film Les Mis??rables. We’ll give some initial praise, some warnings, and then comment on several of the characters and their developement in the storyline of the film. PROS: It is excellent to see characters in this f…

The Patriotism of the 10th South Carolina

“[The 10th Regiment So. CA. Volunteers] were true patriots, who, at the call of their State, in defence of her liberty, went forth to risk all – comfort, property, life, in response to the highest feeling of public duty. Taught from their cradles …

David Barrow, Slavery Examined pg. 13

“I conceive justice to be a principle that is founded on reason, equity or right, and these may be known by their correspondence with the written law of God, the supreme governor of the universe.” – David Barrow, Slavery Examined pg. 13 (emphasis …

Abraham Lincoln on the floor of Congress, 13 January 1848 Congressional Globe, Appendix 1st Session 30th Congress, pg. 94

“Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up and shake off the existing government and to form one that suits them better. Nor is this right confined to cases in which the people of an existing government ma…

Wayne B. Holstad, Leviticus v. Leviathon, pg. 78

“Christian ethics never depart from the assumption that divine law, established though Creation and Scripture, is ideally to be the same as natural law. Because of man’s fallen nature, however, reconciliation of the natural will and God’s will is …

Roger Sherman Galer, A.M., Old Testament Law for Bible Students, pg. viii

“A constant comparison of the ancient Jewish law with modern statutes and codes will reveal a wonderful similarity in basic principles. The parallels are numerous and striking. A study of these [Jewish laws] cannont fail to be instructive.” – Roge…

Review: Robert Lewis Dabney: The Prophet Speaks

Title: Robert Lewis Dabney: The Prophet SpeaksEditor: Douglas W. Phillips This small book offers a brief look at some of Robert Lewis Dabney’s keen intellect and wisdom. The book is compiled into four chapters which contain Dabney’s view of Educat…

Robert Lewis Dabney: The Prophet Speaks, pg. 2

“It is the teaching of the Bible and of sound political ethics that the education of children belongs to the sphere of the family and is the duty of the parents. The theory that children of the commonwealth are the charge of the commonwealth is a …

A Brief Exposition of 1 Timothy 2:9-15

(All Scripture quotations are from the ESV unless noted) It is the purpose of this article to examine and exposit the teachings of the Apostle Paul which pertains to the conduct of women who profess godliness. Before diving into this very controve…

Daniel J. Ford, The Legacy of Liberty and Property, pg. 84

“It was the planting of families, churches, and representative government, rather than discoveries of gold or plundering of native riches, that ultimately ensured the success of Virginia. Consequently, the English colonies were not seen as places …

“The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of his Christ, and he shall reign forever and ever.”
—Revelation 11:15