Balkin on Barnett’s New Book

Jon Rowe

Jon Rowe is a full Professor of Business at Mercer County Community College, where he teaches business, law, and legal issues relating to politics. Of course, his views do not necessarily represent those of his employer.

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  1. In light of the linked discussion at American Creation [1], it’s interesting that “United States” translates into Hebrew as “The Lands of the Covenant” [2].

    1. Why is it that official Christian views of the Hebrew Bible are so often Loony Tunes?

    2. Artzot ha-brit, and yes, that’s the same “brit” as in circumcision. We’re not just the top country, we’re the tip-top.Report

  2. Jon Rowe says:

    To answer question 1, orthodox Christians would say that the Old Testament is to be interpreted in light of the New. Though “Americanism” is not a particularly orthodox doctrine, even if believed in by folks who believe in the other historically orthodox things.Report