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The China Lectures: Constitutional Reform In China: A Contribution to the Debate By José Stelle
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How can a modern society lay a solid foundation for further progress? In the China Lectures, José Stelle offers a guide to the constitutional reform necessary for any such project. At the... More > core of Stelle’s lectures is the idea that a strict application of the rule of law is fundamental to any constitutional system. He examines how different peoples have attempted to secure this ideal by different means; in what measure they succeeded; in what measure they failed; the consequences of their success or failure; and how those failures can be avoided in the future. Stelle builds on the model of constitutional reform proposed by F.A. Hayek (in his 1979 book Law, Legislation, and Liberty), going beyond Hayek’s constitutional “reinvention” to offer his own recipe for preventing unjust laws and constitutional abuses — and creating a system that promotes freedom, prosperity, and peace. These lectures were given at Fudan University (Shanghai) in the fall of 2013.< Less
Constitutional Presbyterianism By Richard Bacon
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An introduction to Constitutional Presbyterianism -- what it is and how it differs from the way most Presbyterian and Reformed churches practice polity in the church today. By Dr. Richard Bacon-... More > Paperback 140 pages< Less
Constitutional Presbyterianism By Richard Bacon
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An introduction to Constitutional Presbyterianism -- what it is and how it differs from the way most Presbyterian and Reformed churches practice polity in the church today. By Dr. Richard Bacon-... More > Paperback 140 pages< Less
On the Athenian Constitution By Aristotle , Sir Frederic G. Kenyon
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The Athenians Constitution is attributed to Aristotle and his students. It describes the political system of ancient Athens and is a commentary on the development of constitutional democracy in... More > ancient Greece. The treatise was made between 330 and 322 BC. The work consists of two parts. The first part, deals with the different iterations of the constitution, from the trial of the Alcmaeonidae until 403 BC. The second part describes the city's institutions, including the terms of access to citizenship, magistrates and the courts. It traces the progression of Greek rulers and the constitutional reforms they initiated—or in some cases their suppression of constitutional rights and privileges. Aristotle (384 BC – 322 BC) was a Greek philosopher and polymath, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. His writings were the first to create a comprehensive system of Western philosophy, encompassing morality, aesthetics, logic, science, politics, and metaphysics.< Less
Five 16th Century Reformed Tracts of Constitutional Political Philosophy By ed. Michael Makovi
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Contents 1. John Ponet, A Short Treatise on Political Power, and of the true obedience which subjects our to kings and other civil governors, with an Exhortation to all true and natural English men... More > (1556): http://www.constitution.org/cmt/ponet/polpower.htm 2. Christopher Goodman, How Superior Powers Ought To Be Obeyed By Their Subjects: And Wherein They May Lawfully By God's Word Be Disobeyed And Resisted (1558): http://www.constitution.org/cmt/goodman/obeyed.htm 3. Theodore Beza, De jure magistratuum (On the Rights of Magistrates) (1574): http://www.constitution.org/cmt/beza/magistrates.htm 4. Junius Brutus, Vindiciae Contra Tyrannos (1581): http://www.constitution.org/vct/vind.htm; with Harold Laski, “Vindiciae Contra Tyrannos: Historical Introduction” (1924): http://www.constitution.org/vct/vind_laski.htm 5. George Buchanan, De Jure Regni Apud Scotos (The Powers of the Crown in Scotland) (1579), trans & ed. Charles Flinn Arrowood (1949): http://www.contra-mundum.org/books/jure/jure.html< Less
Five 16th Century Reformed Tracts of Constitutional Political Philosophy By ed. Michael Makovi
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Contents 1. John Ponet, A Short Treatise on Political Power, and of the true obedience which subjects our to kings and other civil governors, with an Exhortation to all true and natural English men... More > (1556): http://www.constitution.org/cmt/ponet/polpower.htm 2. Christopher Goodman, How Superior Powers Ought To Be Obeyed By Their Subjects: And Wherein They May Lawfully By God's Word Be Disobeyed And Resisted (1558): http://www.constitution.org/cmt/goodman/obeyed.htm 3. Theodore Beza, De jure magistratuum (On the Rights of Magistrates) (1574): http://www.constitution.org/cmt/beza/magistrates.htm 4. Junius Brutus, Vindiciae Contra Tyrannos (1581): http://www.constitution.org/vct/vind.htm; with Harold Laski, “Vindiciae Contra Tyrannos: Historical Introduction” (1924): http://www.constitution.org/vct/vind_laski.htm 5. George Buchanan, De Jure Regni Apud Scotos (The Powers of the Crown in Scotland) (1579), trans & ed. Charles Flinn Arrowood (1949): http://www.contra-mundum.org/books/jure/jure.html< Less
The Reformed Apprentice: A Workbook on Reformed Theology By C. Matthew McMahon
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There is nothing like this interactive workbook anywhere in the history of the church. It is a workbook designed to bring Reformed Theology to students of the bible in its various facets. In old... More > England, an apprentice is a novice who engaged in a covenant with a tradesman to learn a particular trade. A workbook of this kind engages the student of scripture to be apprenticed under the teachers of Reformed Theology, thus, a Reformed Apprentice. The purpose of the workbook is to come into a deeper knowledge and relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ as he has revealed himself to the church in his Word through the centuries in Reformed Theology. The workbook covers logic, hermeneutics, the confessions, covenant theology, worship, the doctrines of grace, church government, and more. It extensively quotes the early church, the Reformers, the Puritans, and Reformed theologians from various ages in order to aid the Reformed Apprentice in coming to a knowledge of what constitutes Reformed Theology.< Less
The Reformed Apprentice: A Workbook on Reformed Theology By C. Matthew McMahon
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There is nothing like this interactive workbook anywhere in the history of the church. It is a workbook designed to bring Reformed Theology to students of the bible in its various facets. In old... More > England, an apprentice is a novice who engaged in a covenant with a tradesman to learn a particular trade. A workbook of this kind engages the student of scripture to be apprenticed under the teachers of Reformed Theology, thus, a Reformed Apprentice. The purpose of the workbook is to come into a deeper knowledge and relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ as he has revealed himself to the church in his Word through the centuries in Reformed Theology. The workbook covers logic, hermeneutics, the confessions, covenant theology, worship, the doctrines of grace, church government, and more. It extensively quotes the early church, the Reformers, the Puritans, and Reformed theologians from various ages in order to aid the Reformed Apprentice in coming to a knowledge of what constitutes Reformed Theology.< Less
A US Constitution for True Progress By Dominic Mayle
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What I have created is a proposed rewriting of the United States constitution based in libertarian and conservative thought. I do not present it as a serious endeavor, but as a way to show people how... More > the federal government can be remade as a truly American government.< Less
A US Constitution for True Progress By Dominic Mayle
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What I have created is a proposed rewriting of the United States constitution based in libertarian and conservative thought. I do not present it as a serious endeavor, but as a way to show people how... More > the federal government can be remade as a truly American government.< Less