R.L. Dabney refutes Kant's ethical theory, being one-sided. It, being overly rationalistic, cannot account for the moral nature of impulsive actions, and being overly altruistic, cannot account for the moral obligation to the self.
Groen van Prinsterer’s conservative political message from the nineteenth century, and in particular his conviction that societal decline and state tyranny are fruits of apostasy, is surprisingly relevant for our current times.
Every statesman of the Reformation epic who, like John Knox, argued the right and duty of the states to educate the children, also argued State religion as an imperative duty from the same premises. Not a single leader of opinion can be found for two hundred years so absurd as to assert the one inference and discard the other.