I’m On The Radio and Livestreaming Internet Today, 11am Eastern Time on the Jesse Lee Peterson Show

A couple months back I wrote an article called “How Wish The Homosexuality Debate Would Go”. My article was a response to an article of the same title (except for the italicized “I”) by a conservative Christian named Trevin Wax at The Gospel Coalition. In that article, Wax explored all the arguments he wished conservative Christians would successfully make by using the conceit of a hypothetical TV or radio interview with a hostile interviewer. I critiqued Wax’s proposed replies to criticisms of conservative Christian positions on gays in the church and in the culture, exploring all the arguments wish we heard in media discussions of gays, conservative Christianity, and the culture.

Now, gratefully, I have the opportunity to talk to an actual nationally syndicated radio show host who is hostile to my positions. So we will see how the arguments fare. I am going to be on The Jesse Lee Peterson Show today at 11:05am Eastern Time. I am told I will be on for possibly as long as an hour. Check your local affiliates for the Jesse Lee Peterson Show or listen on livestream here. After the show you can listen through iTunes. [UPDATE: You can now hear the audio and/or read the transcript for free here.]

For more key substantive pieces I have written on my views on issues related to gays, see the following posts:

Gays, Jesus, and Judging

“So You Say Christ’s Love Is Unconditional and Non-Judgmental? Are You GAY?”

Why “Loving The Sinner But Hating The Sin” Is Not An Option When Dealing With Gay People

My Systematic, Naturalistic Empowerment Ethics, With Applications to Tyrants, the Differently Abled, and LGBT People

An Argument For Gay Marriage And Against Traditionalism

Confronting Conservative Christians With The Consequences Of Their Homophobia

A Follow Up Post On Gays And Christianity
Gays and Christianity 3: If God Exists and Is Good, He Cannot Oppose Gay Love

Bullying or Debating? Religious Privilege or Freedom of Speech?

On Being A Gay Pakistani Atheist in America. An Interview with “Ehsan Ali”

How I Deconverted: My Closest, and Seemingly “Holiest”, Friend Came Out As Gay

How I Deconverted: My Closeted Best Friend Became A Nihilist and Turned Suicidal

How Catholic Moral Teaching On Sexuality Is Evolving

Does A Good God Guide The Catholic Church? A Debate

Is The Catholic Church’s Treatment of Gays Morally Defensible? A Debate

A Gay Monk Argues Against Reparative Therapy

Your Thoughts?

About Daniel Fincke

Dr. Daniel Fincke  has his PhD in philosophy from Fordham University and spent 11 years teaching in college classrooms. He wrote his dissertation on Ethics and the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche. On Camels With Hammers, the careful philosophy blog he writes for a popular audience, Dan argues for atheism and develops a humanistic ethical theory he calls “Empowerment Ethics”. Dan also teaches affordable, non-matriculated, video-conferencing philosophy classes on ethics, Nietzsche, historical philosophy, and philosophy for atheists that anyone around the world can sign up for. (You can learn more about Dan’s online classes here.) Dan is an APPA  (American Philosophical Practitioners Association) certified philosophical counselor who offers philosophical advice services to help people work through the philosophical aspects of their practical problems or to work out their views on philosophical issues. (You can read examples of Dan’s advice here.) Through his blogging, his online teaching, and his philosophical advice services each, Dan specializes in helping people who have recently left a religious tradition work out their constructive answers to questions of ethics, metaphysics, the meaning of life, etc. as part of their process of radical worldview change.

  • John Kruger

    Paid subscription only? I guess if you missed the live stream you are out of luck, unless you want to buy a paid subscription. Too bad.


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