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Explanation for Objective Morality? Another Fail.

The evils of gin

In my never-ending quest to find a reasonable defense for the Christian claim of objective morality, I consider the argument of another apologist. [Read more...]

How Science Works (and How Christianity Thinks it Wins)

Errors: Science vs. Christianity

Creationists like to point to discarded ideas that science has left behind—geocentrism, Piltdown Man, ether, the steady-state universe. What they don’t seem to realize is that science’s ability to change in the face of new facts is a strength, not a weakness. [Read more...]

James Dobson Needs My Money (and an Education)

Big wad of cash

In a fundraising letter, James Dobson makes clear the social problems he sees with the country and how making ourselves right with God would set everything right. It’s irresistible to pass up the opportunity to point out just a few errors. [Read more...]

Who Cares What the Bible Says About Gays? Look What it Says About Banks!

Jesus drives out the moneychangers

Are you interested in what the Bible says about homosexuality? First, let’s be clear about what little it actually does say. Next, be consistent. Given the Bible’s concern about the sin of lending with interest is, THAT is where the Christian’s focus should be. [Read more...]

Objective Truth: Does the Bible Speak Plainly About Homosexuality?

Peaceful anti-gay protester gets beat up in a Chick tract

I’m a bit surprised that I wind up agreeing with apologist Greg Koukl on a matter of biblical interpretation. Nevertheless, that doesn’t put his argument against homosexuality in a very good light. [Read more...]

Religion in Public Schools: What Does the First Amendment Allow?

Lemon Sherbert—oddly relevant to questions about the First Amendment

What do you do when faced with a law that seems to be ignorant of the First Amendment? Here is a brief primer on how religious freedom applies in public schools. [Read more...]

William Lane Craig Doesn’t Believe in Objective Moral Values

Guest post by avalon

William Lane Craig has linked the existence of God to the existence of objective moral values. He’s also given us a definition for those values, but is that definition objectively true? Let’s put it to the test … [Read more...]

Why We Disagree on Moral Issues

Boy who lost hand in Darfur

Back and forth we go, arguing about who’s right on moral issues. I know of no easy solution to that problem, but I can offer insights into WHY liberals and conservatives differ. The key is seeing the individual components of morality. [Read more...]

A Defense of Boy Scouts

Eagle Scout medal

Boy Scouts of America has gotten a lot of pushback against its new policy to allow gay Scouts. Let’s critique one of those attacks. The Boy Scouts’ own principles undermine it. [Read more...]

A Biblical Foundation for American Freedoms?

What should happen if you violated the tenth commandment

Some Christian history revisionists eagerly claim biblical precedents for the pioneering rights that the U.S. Constitution. But compare it with the Ten Commandments and the differences become clear. [Read more...]


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