A Flawed Analogy to Morality

Harlequin dexterity puzzle, R.J. Journet (London)

Leah Libresco has hit the ball back over the net in our conversation on morality. I respond to her comments, including a challenge that I am actually appealing to an external standard. [Read more...]

Christianity Supports Same-Sex Marriage: the Movie

My recent summary of how Christianity, seen correctly, supports same-sex marriage was rather brief. This video explores the topic in more depth. [Read more...]

Objective Morality Reconsidered

Is it just me, or is this cute?

Leah Libresco (of Unequally Yoked) has commented on my blog post about objective morality. She raises some good points, which is an opportunity to explore this subject further. [Read more...]

C.S. Lewis on Morality

Statue at Dachau (former concentration camp)

C. S. Lewis wrote on a number of apologetic topics. Let’s consider his thinking on morality. His appeal to objective grounding for morals doesn’t stand up to cross examination, and we can explain morality without this assumption. [Read more...]

I’ll Do What I Wanna! Pulpit Freedom Sunday

fussy-girl

In which I attend a local church and get a good dose of Pulpit Freedom Sunday. Pastors pretend that the issue is free speech, but it’s simply a matter of keeping your word. [Read more...]

Christianity Supports Same-Sex Marriage

Gay wedding cake topper

Some Christians point to their Bible for reasons to reject same-sex marriage. Religious reasoning may be binding on them, but it doesn’t carry weight in a society governed by a secular constitution. More importantly, this biblical justification doesn’t hold, even within a Christian context. Let’s take a closer look. [Read more...]

Where is the Islamic Renaissance?

Commodore Perry’s 1854 fleet of “black ships”

Contrast the recent violence in the Middle East over perceived insults to Islam with a couple of historical examples (Japan a century ago and the Islamic Golden Age). Has the Islamic world missed an opportunity? [Read more...]

Nazi Soldiers Indoctrinated with Darwin? Yeah, Right.

Koukl apologetics evolution

Why were the Nazis so disagreeable? Because they were force-fed evolution, of course! (Or maybe not.) [Read more...]

Do We REALLY Trust in God?

Do Christians really trust in God, like it says on the money?

Is it really true that “In God we trust”? With what do we trust him? It might indeed make Christians feel warm and fuzzy to see that motto on U.S. money, but do they actually believe it? [Read more...]

Who Cares About Darwin?

Charles Darwin, from a John Collier painting (1883)

Charles Darwin was a giant force within biology, but I don’t care what he wrote. Creationists, by contrast, do. They seem to imagine that, if they can quote him out of context, they can cast doubt on the validity of evolution. (Wow—where do you begin?) [Read more...]


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