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I don't want to quote fragments out of context and pretend that a meaningful picture has been presented, so I'm mosting paraphrasing as fairly as I'm able, and providing links to the full thing.

"When people curse their parents, it unquestionably is a capital crime . . . The integrity of the family must be maintained by the threat of death." -- Gary North, Christian Reconstructionist theologian and all-around fun guy, quoted in Reason Magazine: http://www.reason.com/9811/col.olson.html

The principles of Christian Reconstruction are laid out here on their web site:


One of their leading lights, Rousas John Rushdoony, (usually R. J. Rushdoony), has asserted that any civil law not proceeding from the Bible is "an anti-Christian religion" (theonomy, dominionism):


www.chalcedon.edu asserts aggressive opposition to racism in no uncertain terms:



. . . however Rushdoony has made remarks which are very hard to interpret other than as an assertion that blacks are racially inferior; he claims that slavery in America was "generally benevolent", among other, stranger things:


N.B.: http://www.serve.com/thibodep appears to be opposed to Christian Reconstruction, so you have to assume that the material might have been taken out of context to make CR look bad. Having read the material at www.chalcedon.edu (.edu?!), I very much doubt it, but you never know.

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