FTNCI 050: Americanism Book Study (1 of 9)

The Americanism Book Study met for 9 weeks, from October 23rd to December 19th, 2021 to discuss A New Textbook of Americanism.

The goals of the group were to help our viewers:

-Meet Christians who care about individual rights and capitalism.
-Sharpen skills in defending America’s unique principles.
-Explore connections between Christianity and Ayn Rand’s political work.

List of dates and readings:
10/23/21 Ch 1-2 (pg vii – 16)
10/30/21 Ch 3-4 (pg 17 – 36)
11/6/21 Ch 5-6 (pg 37 – 51)
11/13/21 Ch 7-8 (pg 52 – 68)
11/20/21 Ch 9-10 (pg 69 – 86)
11/27/21 Ch 11-12 (pg 87 – 104)
12/4/21 Ch 13-14 (pg 105 – 124)
12/11/21 Ch 15-16 (pg 125 – 150)
12/18/21 Ch 17-19 (pg 151 – 181)
(three chapters this week)

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This series of meetings laid the foundation for a larger discussion series, called the Objectivism Book Study. This latter project aims to provide a robust Christian response to Ayn Rand’s philosophy of Objectivism.


Why Christians Should Reconsider Ayn Rand

About Us (For the New Christian Intellectual)

Ayn Rand and Christianity?

Christianity + Western Civilization

The Plunder of the Egyptians

Americanism Book Study (Sign Up Page and Replays)

Objectivism Book Study (Sign Up Page and Replays)

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