Christian Legal Institute

 

Family, Community, and Private Property

by Joe Boot

May 11, 2013

God’s solution to many of today’s social challenges are family, community and private property.

 

Biblical Sexuality vs Plastic Sexuality

by Scott Masson

May 11, 2013

As beings created by God in His image, man’s identity is found in God’s will for him and is not something that man himself can invent.

 

The Priestly Calling of Every Christian

by Joe Boot

May 11, 2013

It is through our role as Christ’s ambassadors and as heirs in God’s kingdom that we are intended to engage the world around us.

 

Contemporary Relevance of Biblical Law

by Joe Boot

May 10, 2013

All that is ever needed in history are faithful Christian people. When there are faithful Christian people applying God’s word, transformation is the ultimate result.

 

What’s in a Word? Language and Law

by Scott Masson

May 10, 2013

God’s words are actions and always achieve the purpose for which they were made. Our laws need God’s words if they are to achieve anything.

 

Crime and Punishment

by Joe Boot

May 10, 2013

John Calvin said that the protection of the community from unjust men through fear of punishment, without which they have no other reason for lawful behaviour, was the purpose of the law. The history and abandonment of this legal perspective in Canadian public policy is discussed.

 

Biblical Principles on Life

by Scott Masson

May 9, 2013

The book of Genesis declares that God is the Creator and Lord of life. As such, his words on how we are to regard and value human life are not just important but authoritative.

 

Charity, Welfare, & Social Justice

by Joe Boot

May 9, 2013

Dr. Boot discusses social justice as it relates to the question of living a just, or righteous life, and the bearing which that has on our thinking about the public and political sphere.

 

Darwin and the Darwinian Worldview

by Joe Boot

May 9, 2013

In order to address the huge shift in our social order we need to examine the evolutionary worldview since most disciplines today, including that of Law, have become permeated with it.

 

Christ and Culture

by Joe Boot

May 8, 2013

Dr. Boot discusses what it means to live in terms of the lordship of Christ, that Jesus is Lord over all, and what the relationship is between Christians and their culture.

 

Education and the Battle for the Mind

by Scott Masson

May 8, 2013

One of the key issues of our time is the notion that all values, including moral ones, are subjective and merely personal. Our education system now promotes behaviours which, in the past, were associated with being uneducated.