A Crash Course on the U.S. Constitution with a Biblical Perspective Revealing the Christian Standards Grounded in America's Most Significant Founding Documents
Now over 220 years old, the U.S. Constitution of 1787 is still the highest law in the land, and has outlived the constitutions of all other countries. Its longevity rests in the enduring principles upon which it was founded. The American Founding Fathers understood that biblical law provides for the most suitable form of civil government any country can muster. The Founders forged into the America's legal documents and civil institutions biblical principles that have stood the test of timeeven to this day.
But what biblical principles did the Founders use? And do the biblical foundations that carried this nation for so long stand a chance against the present surge of ungodly political activism?
John Eidsmoe, a constitutional lawyer and career defender of America's biblical foundation, answers the hard-hitting issues in today's liberal legal world in this new audio series from American Vision. Learn what the Founding Fathers understood about government, and confront man's clear and present need for biblical restraints head on in these lectures from one of the best constitutional scholars in the nation.
John Eidsmoe is a frequent lecturer and debater at colleges, universities, churches, and civics groups. As a constitutional attorney, he has successfully litigated court cases involving First Amendment religious freedom and has defended home education and Christian schools, championed the right of students and teachers to study the Bible in public schools, debated ACLU attorneys on radio and television, and served on the Ten Commandments Legal Defense Team. He is an ordained pastor in the Association of Free Lutheran Congregations, and with his family (he and his wife have been married over 30 years, have three children: David, Kirsten and Justin) he lives in rural Pike Road, Alabama. He holds five degrees in law, theology, and political science. These include two doctorates, one in law from the University of Iowa, and one in ministry from the Oral Roberts University. He earned his Masters of Divinity degree from Lutheran Brethern Seminary and his Master of Arts degree in biblical studies at Dallas Theological Seminary. His Bachelor of Arts degree in political science is from St. Olaf College. He is also a graduate of the Air Command & Staff College and the Air War College. He has taught legal history and church history at law schools
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Format: CD (Audio) (370)
Publisher: American Vision
Date Published: Sep 01, 2010
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