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LAWS OF NATURE AND NATURE’S GOD

L ONANG stands for the Laws Of Nature And Nature’s God, a phrase first used in the U.S. Declaration of Independence, 1776. But the concepts embodied in the phrase didn’t originate with Thomas Jefferson, the author of the Declaration. The “law of nature” was a common term used by historic legal writers. The “laws of nature’s God” refers to the divine law, or the laws of God revealed in the Bible. So what are these laws, and what can be known about them? This is what we want to explore…

LONANG Library

Historic Reference Works
Significant writings in the natural law tradition from Europe and America

Organic Legal Documents
Fundamental legal documents in English and American history

LONANG Commentaries

Legal Foundations
Fundamental laws and legal institutions from a biblical perspective

Constitutional Law
The covenantal law of the U.S. according to the worldview of the framers

A Basic Curriculum
Bringing basic LONANG principles and legal education into the modern era

“When in the Course of human Events, it becomes necessary for one People to dissolve the Political Bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the Powers of the Earth, the separate and equal Station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent Respect to the Opinions of Mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the Separation.”
– Declaration of Independence (1776)

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