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from Torrey Honors Institute Lectures
by Robert P. George
March 6, 2014
Dr. Robert P. George of Princeton University speaks on the role of constitution and the public good in government. He carefully argues that the public good is best served by a limited government th...
from POSC 225: Survey of American Government
by Scott A. Waller
February 22, 2012
Dr. Scott Waller discusses the dangers of tyrannical government. He shows how the checks and balances put in place by the Constitution work to prevent such a government.
from Sanity in the Voting Booth
by Kevin Alan Lewis and Scott A. Waller
October 28, 2010
Professor Kevin Lewis dives into a theological foundation for civil government and the state. Professor Lewis demonstrates how many of the current laws of the land are actually deeply connected to ...
October 30, 2010
Dr. Scott Waller unpacks the differences between political attitudes and ideologies. Dr. Waller also defines many key terms that are commonly used in the conversation surrounding the workings of Am...
February 8, 2012
Dr. Scott Waller explains how the Declaration of Independence reflects the modernist ideology of the social contract. He explains some of the fundamental concepts behind American government.
March 21, 2012
Dr. Scott Waller teaches the basics of the American electoral process. He analyzes historical election trends and landmarks, both past and present.
April 18, 2012
Dr. Scott Waller explains the powers of the executive branch and describes how the role of the president has changed over time.
April 25, 2012
Dr. Scott Waller explains the powers of the legislative branch and the process of lawmaking.
from Undergraduate Chapel: Spring 2012
by Jonathan A. Anderson
April 16, 2012
Professor Jonathan Anderson teaches on Jesus' famous response to the Pharisees' question on taxation of "render to Caesar what is Caesar's and to God what is God's" from the context of the importan...
Dr. Scott Waller explains the role of government in controlling factions and shows how this is relevant to policy today.