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From: Dave Whalen
           MT. Holly, NC

I've just finished the book "Politics of Guilt and Pity." What a prophetic book! I have been sharing many things from the book with people in our church. Many of the things Rushdoony wrote of in 1970 we see in our day. This book is relevant to our day. Highly recomended.


From: Pavel Bartos
           Czech Republic

"The work of Rousas John Rushdoony is not only an immensely liberating and indeed enlightening contribution to the faithful and their lives, but also to the whole civilization. His accomplishments are under appreciated by Western, namely American, Christendom which has lived for many centuries in a relatively high plain of freedom, if not personal, then surely.a political one. It is easier to under appreciate his insights where liberty and freedom is understood as a matter of course. Rousas John Rushdoony thus could challenge false religions, ignorance (both religious and secular), utopias of all sorts, competing opinions because he lived in a relatively free society.How much more are his insights valued, and will be valued, by those who meet the free market of ideas (Christian and non-Christian) for the first time in their life after several generations of identitarian, statist brainwashing.

"I read his works, again and again. I see what an extraordinary gift to the church Dr. Rushdoony was, and what an effort and hard work he put into his writings.

"Maybe his time will come sooner in a land where the ostentative religion of statist humanism and democratism of all sorts had been triumphant for centuries, but where its many forms went totally bankrupt and the nation is truly groaning in disbelief, and is dying out (the birthrate ratio in Czechland is 0.2). There is no hope for the future except the doubtful and fearful future of many egotistic lifetimes. Through Rush’s liberating words, the Word of God can, Lord willing, change generations. It may take some time, but it can also happen quite soon.

"His books do not serve to fill some empty spaces in my library, or fill the intellectual pleasure of one individual. His words go out as soon as they come in. My students heard of his thoughts the night after the very day I read something from Rush. Also, many syllabi of translated material from Rush’s books were published in Czech to serve students for further study. His Christianity and the State exists in Czech as well as many parts of his Institutes.Today even top government executives know his thoughts as they appeared in my "Civic Papers." In other words, Rush’s work is viva voce, and will be even stronger in this little country of doubtful identity in the middle of Europe.

"Ross House Books and the Chalcedon Foundation serve a great cause of Christ in the land of spiritual darkness, but, I believe, also in the land of future blessings. Without this hope of freedom (spiritual and personal) one could hardly appreciate Rush’s prophetic voice. Soli Deo gloria."


From: David W. Souther

If Rush had a vision statement for life, I believe it would be, "applying the Faith to all of life and thought." To me, this statement, is the underlying theme stressed in all his writings. Through his works, I was challenged to apply the Word of God to areas of life, that previously, I hadn't considered "pertinent" to the Holy Scriptures. I am forever in debt to Rush for stressing the preeminence of Faith. Not a minute of a day goes by, when I am not thinking about how the Faith applies to a present circumstance, relationship or issue. This is my life's challenge, first given to me by Rush. I am eternally grateful.


From: W. R. Downing

I first became acquainted with the writings of R. J. Rushdoony in the early 1970s. I read his work on "The Myth of Overpopulation," and was stunned. Soon afterward, I was given a copy of the "Institutes of Biblical Law" by a pastor friend. It answered my remaining questions concerning the relevance of God's Law and drove the final nail in the coffin of my Dispensationalism. Rushdoony's writings also introduced me to Van Til and presuppositional Apologetics. Over the years, I have perused most of his works, and some I have studied repeatedly with great profit. My father and I also knew him as a friend. His kindness and patience reflected his thoughtful and gracious Christianity.