Was Matthew Henry a Kinist?

Recently I found some Kinist sources on social media sharing this quotation taken from Matthew Henry's commentary for Isaiah 2: 1. God set them apart for himself, as a peculiar people, distinguished from, and dignified above, all other people (Num. 23:9); but they were replenished from the east; they naturalized foreigners, not proselyted, and encouraged... Continue Reading →

Deuteronomy 7 and Kinism: A Closer Examination

IntroductionA common go-to passage for Kinists, in relation to their beliefs against interracial marriage, is Deuteronomy 7:3, which gives a command to the Hebrews in regards to the Canaanites they are about to make war with.Furthermore, you shall not intermarry with them; you shall not give your daughters to their sons, nor shall you take... Continue Reading →

A Further Counterresponse to Faith and Heritage

IntroductionThis is the second counterresponse to a response from Davis Carlton over at Faith and Heritage, who has been responding to some of my work on Kinism. His latest article was entitled A Question of Christian Ethics: A Further Response to Truth Tribune. I had started working on this response quite a while ago, but... Continue Reading →

Samuel Rutherford and Kinism

IntroductionThere is a Faith and Heritage article by Nathaniel Strickland wherein Mr. Strickland provides some quotes from Samuel Rutherford's famous work Lex Rex. Mr. Strickland claims that, in Lex Rex, Rutherford "touches on the ethnic nature of the law of kin rule in Deut. 17:15." The "Law of Kin Rule," as I discussed in a previous article,... Continue Reading →

Kinists and Ruth

IntroductionThis post is something of a sequel to my two-part series Kinists and Rahab (First part; second part), only the focus here will be the Kinist opinion regarding Ruth. The article we'll be using as the basis of our discussion is from the Faith and Heritage website, and is entitled Kinist Orthodoxy: A Response to Brian... Continue Reading →

A Counterresponse to Faith and Heritage

IntroductionOver on the Faith and Heritage blog, a response was written to much of my work on Kinism, at least that which I've written at the time of this blog post. It was penned by Davis Carlton, whose work I had responded to before in some of said Kinist posts. The article was posted on... Continue Reading →

The Law of Kin Rule

You shall surely set a king over you whom the Lord your God chooses, one from among your countrymen you shall set as king over yourselves; you may not put a foreigner over yourselves who is not your countryman. [Deuteronomy 17:15]This verse is cited by Kinists as a "law of kin rule." According to the... Continue Reading →

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