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Locke the Protestant Scholastic

Much ink is still spilled over whether Locke is the father of individualist Liberalism, and though much evidence has been entered to the contrary, the view persists especially among Papalist writers, for whom such an opinion is convenient because corroborative of their theories about the effects of Protestantism. Dr John D. Mueller, whose work we’ve commended before, offers here a succinct account of his view of Locke as a Protestant scholastic in line with the classical Christian tradition.

By Peter Escalante

Peter Escalante is a founder and editor of The Calvinist International. He holds a MA in Philosophy.