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Politics after Christendom with David VanDrunen

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Politics after Christendom with David VanDrunen

November 29, 2023
Life and Books and Everything
Life and Books and EverythingClearly Reformed

Any Christian trying to formulate a political theology cannot afford to ignore the impressive work done by David VanDrunen over the past decade. In this long-ish interview, Kevin asks Dave about two kingdoms theology, natural law, the purpose of government, and the importance of the Noahic Covenant. Stick around and you'll also learn what VanDrunen means by "conservative liberalism" and "legal polycentrism." You'll also hear what Kevin and Dave would do (or not do) if they were starting a Presbyterian colony on Mars.

Chapters:

0:00 Intro

2:30 Politics after Christendom

16:45 Covenants and Reformed Theology

31:10 Sponsor Break | Crossway

32:00 Does Christ Redeem Political Institutions?

36:00 Responding to Criticism

43:10 A Presbyterian Colony on Mars?

55:00 Does Government Protect, Perfect, or Provide?

1:03:40 Sponsor | DesiringGod

1:04:10 A Conservative Liberalism

1:11:10 Legal Polycentrism

1:20:55 Until Next Time

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