...is how many people think that government, which derives its entire income from taxation and produces no useful goods or services, can somehow create prosperity for its citizens more or less ex nihilo (out of nothing).
Even more puzzling than the idea that government can create things ex nihilo is the idea that God cannot, a concept shared by all too many, even many who claim His name. Far too many of us trust Uncle Sam, but not our Lord, for our daily bread.
Leithart's end of Protestantism V: What happened to the flood? - *Paragraph One, "The End/Future of Protestantism":* Protestants often act as if the Reformation were the end of history, the moment when the Church reach...
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