The Briefing: America’s Changing Moral Landscape

America’s Changing Moral Landscape I’m Albert Mohler and this is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview. [display_podcast]NEW ILLINOIS POLICIES MANDATE FOSTER PARENTS AND STAFF BE "LGBTQ-AFFIRMING," "FACILITATE" EXPLORATION This is not a story that has yet reached much of the attention of the mainstream media, or perhaps putting it differently, the mainstream media doesn’t appear too interested yet in the story. But The Federalist is, and Mary Hasson o … [Read more...]

White Horse Inn: No Creed But Christ?

[display_podcast]What are Christians known for in our day? If you ask people on the street this question, you’re likely to get answers that relate to particular moral or political concerns, but though they may be important, do these issues get to the heart of our faith? In her book Creed or Chaos (1940), Dorothy Sayers observed that “it is worse than useless for Christians to talk about the importance of Christian morality, unless they are prepared to take their stand upon the fundamentals o … [Read more...]

BreakPoint: Peter Singer Defends Abuse

We say it often: ideas have consequences; bad ideas have victims. And a certain, consistent Princeton bioethicist continues to show just how true that is. [display_podcast]How do we know what’s right? Great minds have wrestled with that question for much of history. Is it doing our duty regardless of the consequences? Is it doing whatever a virtuous person would do? Is it doing what brings the most happiness to the most people?That last option—the greatest good for the greatest num … [Read more...]

The Briefing: Embryoids, Ethics, Islam and Pot

[display_podcast] I’m Albert Mohler and this is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.SCIENTISM AND ETHICS: SCIENTIST RAISES HOST OF ETHICAL QUESTIONS IN HUMAN EMBRYO, "EMBRYOID" RESEARCH At the forefront of biomedical ethics is controversy over the experimentation that is now being conducted and might in the future be conducted with human embryos. A really interesting report came out last week on National Public Radio’s morning edition program by scie … [Read more...]

Reasonable Faith Podcast: A Critique of Dr. Craig’s Moral Argument

Dr. William Lane Craig responds to a critique from The Secular Outpost. [display_podcast]KEVIN HARRIS: Dr. Craig, we always keep up with some of the writers and bloggers at the Secular Outpost. They talk about your work quite often and reference your work. “Does Theism Explain The Necessity of Moral Truths?” This talks about your moral argument and says that it fails. What is your take from why there would be a bug (as Jeff says in this article) and not a feature in your moral argument for G … [Read more...]

Reasonable Faith Podcast: Dr. Craig’s Newest Book, “God Over All”

Knowing about abstract objects is not only fascinating but crucial in understanding much of theology. Dr. Craig discusses what's in his new book. [display_podcast]KEVIN HARRIS: I love the smell of a new car and the smell of a new book. Bill, you've got one: God Over All.DR. WILLIAM LANE CRAIG: Which is not a car!KEVIN HARRIS: It is not a car; it is a book. It is from Oxford Press. It is hot off the press, as well. Divine Aseity and the Challenge of Platonism – a project of yours for … [Read more...]