Conservatives Will Hold Their Breath to Get Their Way

from James Dobson’s Family Talk

An ad in the Washington Post highlights conservative Christians’ resolve against same-sex marriage, which is expected to become the law of the land within days. Let’s take a look at their argument. [Read more...]

C. S. Lewis Gets Morality Wrong

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C. S. Lewis is an influential Christian thinker, but undeservedly so. Consider his thinking on morality. His appeal to objective grounding for morals doesn’t stand up to cross examination, and we can better explain morality without this assumption. [Read more...]

Christian Book of the Year? A Diet Book.


Is Rick Warren’s latest bestseller about love and giving? Or is it all about making money? [Read more...]

A Defense of a Christian Homophobe


A pastor says that death by stoning should be the punishment for homosexuality. If it’s good enough for God, it’s good enough for him. Wade through the insanity, though, and there are valid points here. [Read more...]

Being on the Wrong Side of History on Same-Sex Marriage? Worse than You Think.

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Opponents of same-sex marriage say that they’re fighting the good fight. They know they’re right, and they don’t much care how history will judge them. (But they should.) [Read more...]

Does the Church Face a Dietrich Bonhoeffer Moment? Maybe It’s Just a Case of the Vapours.


A Christian blogger makes a poor comparison that backfires. [Read more...]

Two Sizes Too Small: For What Social Errors Will History Condemn Us?


Everyone thinks they know something about the future, but this is a special kind of prediction. We look back on our history and cringe at some of our social errors like slavery. But what errors do we make for which our descendants will criticize us? [Read more...]

Something Better than “In God We Trust”

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There is a nationwide movement to get “In God We Trust” displayed in public buildings. Here’s a better idea. [Read more...]

Who Cares About Charles Darwin?

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Charles Darwin was a giant force within biology, but I don’t care what he wrote. Creationists, by contrast, care a lot. They apparently imagine that, if they can quote him out of context, they can cast doubt on the validity of evolution. [Read more...]

C. S. Lewis on Science

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The Discovery Institute produced a video about C.S. Lewis and science. Their agenda showed through. [Read more...]