Rousas John Rushdoony


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in New York, NY, The United States
April 25, 1916

Died
February 08, 2001

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Rousas John Rushdoony was a Calvinist philosopher, historian, and theologian and is widely credited as the father of both Christian Reconstructionism and the modern homeschool movement. His prolific writings have exerted considerable influence on the Christian right.

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“It must be recognized that in any culture the source of law is the god of that society.”
R.J. Rushdoony, The Institutes of Biblical Law, Volume 1 of 3

“History has never been dominated by majorities, but only by dedicated minorities who stand unconditionally on their faith.”
R.J. Rushdoony

“To control the future requires the control of education and of the child. Hence, for Christians to tolerate statist education, or to allow their children to be trained thereby, means to renounce power in society, to renounce their children, and to deny Christ's Lordship over all of life.”
R.J. Rushdoony

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