In Sovereignty, Rousas John Rushdoony examines the comprehensive implications of God’s sovereignty with a clear eye, critiquing the various things that man posits as sovereign—especially the sovereign state. The word “sovereignty” means “one who is above all.” Calvinists often limit the doctrine of sovereignty to a systematic theological definition of God. However, a deeper understanding to determine the implications of sovereignty for the kingdom of God and its application in terms of Mosaic.
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- Examines the comprehensive implications of God’s sovereignty
- Focuses on lawful versus unlawful moral conduct
- Notes the contrast between past and present Christians
- Title: Sovereignty
- Author: Rousas John Rushdoony
- Publisher: Ross House Books
- Publication Date: 2007
- Pages: 519
About Rousas John Rushdoony
Rousas John Rushdoony (1916–2001) was a well-known American scholar, the author of more than 30 books. He held BA and MA degrees from the University of California and received his theological training at the Pacific School of Religion. An ordained minister, he worked as a missionary among Paiute and Shoshone Indians and as a pastor to two California churches. He founded the Chalcedon Foundation, an educational organization devoted to research, publishing, and cogent communication of a distinctively Christian scholarship to the world at large. His writing in the Chalcedon Report and his numerous books inspired a generation of believers to be active in reconstructing the world to the glory of Jesus Christ. Until his death, he resided in Vallecito, California, where he engaged in research, lecturing, and assisting others in developing programs to put faith into action.