A return to Lockean liberalism - the United States' philosophical foundation - would help to give our republic the strength and flexibility to withstand large societal earthquakes. A six-video series with annotated transcript. The video series is free. The $10 transcript adds over 200 footnotes, 75 works cited, and a full index to document and deepen the series' inclusive, biblical approach. Check out its table of contents, a sample chapter, its works cited, and its index here. A thumbnail and a brief description of each video appear on slow press's home page.
The Nature of Government Videos
The Nature of Government (Part 5) - Three American Covenants
Basic overview of Strauss and Howe's generational theory. Richard Rohr on first- and second-half-of-life spirituality. The need for a "second-half-of-life" civil paradigm to equal our hard-won, (often) later-in-life spiritual insight. Jesus helping disciples and Pharisees out of legalism. "I came to fulfill the law" and Jesus' teaching on the relation among covenants and on hermeneutics. The book of Hebrews on the relation among the Abrahamic Covenant, the Mosaic Covenant, and the New Covenant. The parallels between the book of Hebrews on these covenants and Lincoln on three American "covenants": the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Civil War amendments. Lincoln's notion of "political religion." The maturing of Lincoln's "political religion" from his Lyceum Address to his Peoria Speech to the Gettysburg Address.