The Chalcedon Problem: Rousas John Rushdoony and the Origins of Christian Reconstructionism

@article{Worthen2008TheCP,
  title={The Chalcedon Problem: Rousas John Rushdoony and the Origins of Christian Reconstructionism},
  author={Molly Worthen},
  journal={Church History},
  year={2008},
  volume={77},
  pages={399 - 437}
}
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Even Calvin and the New England Puritans operated from the assumption of natural law

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