Booklet Review: Is The Ministry God’s Government?

Reblogging for future reference.

Edge Induced Cohesion

Is The Ministry God’s Government?, by Fred Coulter, with The Nicoliatans of Revelation 2 by J.H. Allen

Although I have in the past been rather critical of the author [1] and found his works difficult to read and enjoy, this booklet was a nice change of pace and was much easier to appreciate.  There are at least a few reasons why this was the case.  For one, the author and I both are highly critical of authoritarian regimes that seek to imprison people within a rigid structure.  Reading this booklet, moreover, reminds me of the many years of argument I had with my father, whose beliefs were quite in accordance with mine except for the matter of government and authority.  While this book does not go into a great deal of detail about the psychology of authoritarian rule, it certainly has a harsh view of it, viewing the imposition of…

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My name is James Pate. This blog is about my journey. I read books. I watch movies and TV shows. I go to church. I try to find meaning. And, when I can’t do that, I just talk about stuff that I find interesting. I have degrees in fields of religious studies. I have an M.Phil. in the History of Biblical Interpretation from Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, Ohio. I also have an M.A. in Hebrew Bible from Jewish Theological Seminary, an M.Div. from Harvard Divinity School, and a B.A. from DePauw University.
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