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14953Re: [Covenanted Reformation] A (maybe stupid) question

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  • Fred blahous
    Jul 5, 2006
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      G'day Gus,

      In answer to your question, I wouldn't have a Jew hiding in my
      basement, because me and my family would, in obedience to the
      Sanquhar Declaration of war, be blowing up the train tracks to

      All the best,

      --- In covenantedreformationclub@yahoogroups.com, "gus gianello"
      <dr.gus.gianello@...> wrote:
      > Hi,
      > having been a former reconstructionist, who knew Jim Jordan, Ray
      Sutton, has
      > read almost all of both, including North, Rushdoony DeMar, Grant,
      etc., I
      > can say firmly, that Reconstructionist do think its ok to lie in
      > circumstances. In fact so did the Puritans, who called it "holy
      > and justified the practice in the context of saving innocent life
      > war.
      > The typical Reconstructionist argument would be, "what would you
      do as a
      > Dutch Christian, if a Jew was hiding in your attic, and an Nazi
      > asked you, "are you hiding any Jews?"
      > Hope this helps.
      > Gus Gianello
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: covenantedreformationclub@yahoogroups.com
      > [mailto:covenantedreformationclub@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of gmw
      > Sent: Tuesday, July 04, 2006 9:39 PM
      > To: covenantedreformationclub@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [Covenanted Reformation] A (maybe stupid) question
      > As usual, the theonomy/reconstruction topic is a lively one.
      > I have a question about reconstructionists. I was once in a room
      > some people who were talking about a particular reconstructionist
      > don't want to say the name, as I do not want to cause slander
      > this end up not being true). One guy said that this particular
      > reconstructionist said it would be ok to lie about something if it
      > would help them get into public office so that the work of
      > reconstruction could begin. My question is, can anyone well-read
      > confirm this story? Or is it just hogwash (I hope)? There aren't
      > reconstructionists that think it's ok to lie, are there?
      > gmw.
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