God’s solution to many of today’s social challenges are family, community and private property.
As beings created by God in His image, man’s identity is found in God’s will for him and is not something that man himself can invent.
It is through our role as Christ’s ambassadors and as heirs in God’s kingdom that we are intended to engage the world around us.
All that is ever needed in history are faithful Christian people. When there are faithful Christian people applying God’s word, transformation is the ultimate result.
God’s words are actions and always achieve the purpose for which they were made. Our laws need God’s words if they are to achieve anything.
John Calvin said that the protection of the community from unjust men through fear of punishment, without which they have no other reason for lawful behaviour, was the purpose of the law. The history and abandonment of this legal perspective in Canadian public policy is discussed.
The book of Genesis declares that God is the Creator and Lord of life. As such, his words on how we are to regard and value human life are not just important but authoritative.
Dr. Boot discusses social justice as it relates to the question of living a just, or righteous life, and the bearing which that has on our thinking about the public and political sphere.
In order to address the huge shift in our social order we need to examine the evolutionary worldview since most disciplines today, including that of Law, have become permeated with it.
Dr. Boot discusses what it means to live in terms of the lordship of Christ, that Jesus is Lord over all, and what the relationship is between Christians and their culture.