Gordon S. Wood on Republicanism and Monarchy in the Eighteenth-Century

“Educated people of varying political persuasions celebrated republicanism for its spirit, its morality, its freedom, its sense of friendship and duty, and its vision of society. Republicanism as a set of values and a form of life was much too pervasive, comprehensive, and involved with being liberal and enlightened to be seen as subversive or Continue reading Gordon S. Wood on Republicanism and Monarchy in the Eighteenth-Century

Poland officially enthrones Christ as King in Jubilee Act of Acceptance

A strange idea, is envisioned, in the Christian worldview, of a future world, where a ‘God-King,’ assumed in human form, rules mankind. The God-head as a Monarch fit with the hierarchy of nature, rooted in feudal systems, and monarchies. God was seen as top of the hierarchy of all existing things within the natural order. The old feudal systems, have Continue reading Poland officially enthrones Christ as King in Jubilee Act of Acceptance