This past week I interviewed Joseph Knowles. Joseph studied at Regent University School of Law. He is 32 and lives in Virginia. He and I found common ground in our understanding of Christianity and government.
Whoever untied the Gordian Knot would be the king of Asia, said the prophecy.
No one could untie the knot until Alexander the Great.
He couldn’t find its end, so he came up with an “Alexandrian solution”—one slice from his sword and the knot was in pieces; thoroughly untied. An unsolvable problem sometimes goes away when a sharp mind or blade applies logic.
Aside from Acts 2 and 4, perhaps the most common Christian argument for socialism is the “welfare system” of ancient Israel.
Let’s look at the arguments from the Jubilee and the gleaning laws.
I’ve argued that the case for freedom is—and can only be—the case that freedom is moral.
Then let’s go to our moral guide. Let’s go to Scripture.