The historical period of Lutheran Orthodoxy is divided into three sections: Lutheran scholasticism developed gradually especially for the purpose of arguing with the Jesuitsand it was finally established by Johann Gerhard. Abraham Calovius represents the climax of the scholastic paradigm in orthodox Lutheranism.
Yahweh 1 was formally abandoned when the constitutional framers penned the first three words of the Preamble and put their signatures to the social compact. The Constitution is therefore an apostate covenant; a wholly new god is ordained in it, a god acknowledged by the Framers in order to ordain it and ratify it: Let me defer to the inescapable truths of government and religion as presented by R.
Note his second point particularly: Law is in every culture religious in origin. The source of law is the god of that society. In any society, any change of law is an explicit or implicit change of religion.
No disestablishment of religion as such is possible in any society. There can be no tolerance in a law-system for another religion.
Some are Jewish, Hindu, Islamic, Buddhist, and some are secular. There is no escaping theocracy. It is never a question of theocracy or no theocracy, but whose theocracy.
This is an inevitability of government.
The only question is which god, theocracy, laws, and morality will we choose to live under? The rejection of one god leads inescapably to the choice of another god.
If a person, group, court, etc. Democracy can become theocratic if absolute power is given to the people.
One assumes the mantle of deity when he sets himself up as the ultimate authority. We must therefore worship the State as the manifestation of the Divine on earth….
The State is the march of God through the world. All other governments represent some form of humanism. The United States Constitutional Republic is one of many governments in which the people have dethroned Yahweh as the god of their society.
All governments are theocentric — that is, god-centered. This is true of a government of, by, and for Yahweh, and it is true of a government of, by, and for the people.I see Puritanism and Rationalism in American society today by the way people protest anyone different and also by their need to help other people.
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The Age of Enlightenment - Science vs the Enlightenment vs Politics This essay argues that the Enlightenment is the most important concept among the three given in the title.
Lutheranism is a major branch of Protestant Christianity which identifies with the theology of Martin Luther (–), a German friar, ecclesiastical reformer and theologian..
Luther's efforts to reform the theology and practice of the Catholic Church launched the Protestant Reformation in the German-speaking territories of the Holy Roman Empire.
Rationalism vs Puritanism Compare and Contrast Puritans and rationalist are different while also similar in the foundations of their beliefs. Rationalism Puritanism Give Me Liberty or Give me Death! I. Albion’s Seed by David Fischer is a history professor’s nine-hundred-page treatise on patterns of early immigration to the Eastern United States.
It’s not light reading and not the sort of thing I would normally pick up. I read it anyway on the advice of people who kept telling me it .