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

The value of our idea is presented much better by Gordon S. Wood. Republicanism, we learn, was not an underground ideology, merely confined to European culture. It was an important current, that blended and mingled with the monarchical mainstream. To be a liberal in the eighteenth-century, or to be enlightened, was to be a lover 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