How Anglo-American Christianity Advanced Ordered Liberty

Mark Tooley on November 15, 2023

On November 3, I joined the Capitol Hill staff association, Faith and Law, to discuss how Dutch and English Whiggish principles birthed by Anglo Protestantism created ordered liberty and self government. These principles are not static but dynamic. And once shaping society they are not easily erased. Confidence about tomorrow can come if we recall and better live out these principles. They remind us that we each bear God’s political image and are stewards of His creation. And they point us away from nostalgia or temptations towards authoritarianism and instead towards enriched democracy amid providential hope.

The Roots of the American Founding and the Seeds of Renewal: How American Christianity Advanced Ordered Liberty from Faith and Law on Vimeo.

  1. Comment by David on November 15, 2023 at 1:48 pm

    Perhaps we could have a video on how American Deism and Freemasonry advanced ordered liberty.

  2. Comment by Mike on November 15, 2023 at 9:16 pm

    David, it would be a very short video. They didn’t.

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