Restoring Spiritual Capital

Description: Rushdoony often noted that the way to build Christian civilization—or save it—is to restore the spiritual capital of faith and character. This is a central part of the work of Christian Reconstruction because it’s established upon God’s Kingdom, His law,...

What’s Next for Christian Reconstruction?

Description: Rushdoony often noted that Christian Reconstruction was not a movement but rather the definition of Christian action. For the past few decades, we saw it explicitly applied to education by way of homeschooling and Christian schools. What’s next for...

The Church as an Embassy

Description: Rushdoony wrote a chapter on “Extraterritoriality” in his volume Christianity and the State, in which he emphasized the importance of understanding the church as an embassy—and we as ambassadors of Christ—in the earth. The modern church needs to better...

Rushdoony and Van Til

Description: Outside of the Bible itself, no other literature or writer is referred to more in Rushdoony’s writings than his mentor, Dr. Cornelius Van Til. It’s difficult to estimate the importance of Van Til on Rushdoony, but as their personal history shows,...

What Do We Do In America Now?

Description: Listen as Jeff Durbin of Apologia Radio interviews Chalcedon President Mark Rushdoony on the topic: “What Do We Do In America Now?” Interview begins at timestamp 10:23. Mark R. Rushdoony Mark R. Rushdoony graduated from Los Angeles Baptist...