Reblogging for this particular perspective, and for future reference, not necessarily because I agree.
Today I offer an article by guest author Andrew Stebbins.
Christianity has had a profound impact on Western culture. Rule of law in particular has deeply influenced virtually everything that makes the West unique. From the early stages of Western civilization, through America’s founding fathers, and up until recently, the Christian foundations of rule of law have been acknowledged.
One of the beautiful boasts of our municipal jurisprudence is that Christianity is a part of the Common Law.…There never has been a period in which the Common Law did not recognize Christianity as lying at its foundations.1
Rule of Law Defined
To clarify, rule of law exists where all people and institutions in a given society are held equally accountable before the law, and have equal protections under the law. In other words, whether one is king, president, priest, or plumber, one remains both accountable to and protected…
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