Series Overview: Our culture is the most law-saturated culture in history. Christians have often been at the forefront of law reform efforts, both at a general level and with specific moral issues. In these sessions we will wrestle with the proper relationship between God's law and American secular law. We will begin by developing a scriptural perspective on the role of secular law and by considering alternative approaches such as theonomy and the insights of Abraham Kuyper. We then will use these insights to explore abortion, gay marriage, gambling, corporate ethics and other current legal issues.
These sessions were taught as a Sunday School class at Tenth Presbyterian Church by members of Tenth who practice or teach law.
Session Overview: This is session #6 in a series of 12, a discussion of the role of church and state in education and ethics and a brief survey of the history of American government schools. Taught by Hon. Thomas Martin, a Magisterial District Judge in Pennsylvania.
Judge Martin has served Chester County, Pennsylvania, as a judge for over fourteen years and is a member of the bar of the United States Supreme Court, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, and other tribunals. He graduated cum laude from the Dickinson School of Law in 1972, after...