Universal Suffrage
Universal Suffrage
Universal Suffrage

Last updated on 2018-02-16

About the Book

Who should vote? This book looks at both the Old Testament and New Testament for answers.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
    • The Meaning of the Term “Universal Suffrage”
    • History in the United States of America
    • History in Britain & Europe
  • 1. Reformed Theologians on the Importance of the Issue
    • Undermines Representational Principle
    • Undermines Family Role in the Church
    • Undermines the Regulative Principle of Government
  • 2. The Old Testament Position
    • For Civil Affairs
    • For Places of Worship
  • 3. The New Testament Position
  • 4. Family Jurisdiction, Not Chauvinism
  • 5. Other Biblical Issues at Stake
    • Voting is a function of leadership authority.
    • Voting is representational.
  • 6. Are There Exceptions to Male Representation?
    • Three evidences that do not allow an exception
  • 7. Numbers 30
  • 8. 2 John
  • 9. Numbers 27
  • 10. Communion ushers us into all the privileges of membership
  • 11. Conclusion
  • About the Author
  • Notes

About the Author

Phillip Kayser
Phillip Kayser

Phillip Kayser has degrees in education, theology, and philosophy. Ordained in 1987, he currently serves as Senior Pastor of Dominion Covenant Church, a Presbyterian (CPC) church in Omaha, Nebraska. He also serves as Professor of Ethics at Whitefield Theological Seminary and President of the Providential History Festival.

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