civil disobedience

S1E20 – Holding Rulers Accountable (Lex Rex Part 11)

Part I: Law of the Day – “If a man has a stubborn and rebellious son who will not obey the voice of his father or the voice of his mother, and, though they discipline him, will not listen to them, then his father and his mother shall take hold of him and bring him…

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S1E19 – Defending Against Oppression (Lex Rex Part 10)

Part I: Law of the Day – “You shall not revile God, nor curse a ruler of your people.” (Ex. 22:28) Part II: We continue walking through the book Lex Rex, by Samuel Rutherford. In chapter twenty, we consider whether people may defend themselves against oppression. In chapter twenty-one, we look at whether the people…

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S1E18 – Flight or Fight (Lex Rex Part 9)

On today’s episode I continue walking through the book Lex Rex, by Samuel Rutherford. In chapter eighteen, we consider whether there is a difference between the person and the office. In chapter nineteen, we look at whether we should flee from or fight against tyrants. Furthermore, does it matter whether or not we are being…

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S1E17 – Resisting a Tyrant (Lex Rex Part 8)

On today’s episode I continue walking through the book Lex Rex, by Samuel Rutherford. In chapter sixteen, we look at whether the ruler has the final authority to interpret the law. In chapter seventeen, we consider the situation where the people and their representatives may resist a tyrant. These are vital issue issue, for if…

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S1E16 – The Law is Above the King (Lex Rex Part 7)

On today’s episode I continue walking through the book Lex Rex, by Samuel Rutherford. In chapter fourteen, we look at whether the safety of the ruler is more important than that of the people. In chapter fifteen, we consider whether the ruler is above the law. These are both key issues, for if the ruler…

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