Freedom: Protestant, not Merely Moral

A Rabbi claimed that A free society is a moral achievement…

…but he is wrong. There is all sorts of moralism to be seen in Islam and in Judaism; and the Compassionate Liberal can’t live without making at least ten moral postures a day – “What is life without virtue signalling?”

But morality does not create a free society: just laws rooted in the will of God (as opposed to powerful men), a limited state (instead of the limitless state), and a very active civil society – most especially a vibrant and godly Church – are the requirements of a free society.

(Hat Tip: Robert Byers’s comment, at the end of the article)


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