Articles on Public Justice

On the Way to Criminalizing Christian Truth-Telling

by John Piper

Protecting persons with “preferences” should not automatically mean protecting them when they perpetrate their preferences.

Does God Have Civil Rights?

Los Angeles, the 14th Amendment and God

by John Piper

Until God is given his rights, no human rights will have significance beyond convenience.

The Ethics of Ayn Rand

Appreciation and Critique

by John Piper

John Piper describes Rand's impact as a novelist and philosopher and assesses her ethical theory from a Christian perspective.

Atlas Shrugged Fifty Years Later

Appreciation and Criticism

by John Piper

John Piper reflects on the insights and errors of Ayn Rand's writings on the 50th anniversary of her best-selling novel.

Deciding What We Deserve

Christianity Today 12:2 (October 21, 1977), pp. 12-15

by John Piper

When is it right and when is it wrong to treat people differently than what they deserve?