DeHart, Paul R.
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On the First Principles of Moral Reason

No natural lawyer in the classical natural law tradition derives an ought from an is because, when it comes to practical reason, natural lawyers do not derive ought. Rather, they begin with the first principles of practical reason, which are underived. They then use these principles together with an understanding of the nature of the thing at hand to arrive at moral conclusions.

Date posted: 2020-07-29

After Easter: The Political Theology of the Crucifixion and Resurrection of the Messiah

When we think of Jesus as providing a model for behavior for the religious, private, or civic realm but not for politics and government, we adopt a fragmentation utterly foreign to the New Testament.

Date posted: 2017-04-20