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March 11, 2015
Liberal and Illiberal Atheists
The London Guardian has published a fascinating in-depth article about atheism, its history and its...
March 05, 2015
Where children learn moral relativism
Philosopher Justin P. McBrayer investigated why so many college freshmen do not believe in moral...
March 03, 2015
“Wizard of Oz” and the Indians
The Oneida tribe has been leading the charge against the Washington Redskins' name. But now...
February 11, 2015
Abortion as “social good” still has a stigma
The stigma against having a baby out of wedlock has faded. And the stigma against...
January 26, 2015
Taking someone else’s punishment
What would Jesus do? Take your punishment to free you from condemnation. A Saudi blogger...
January 16, 2015
The Conflict of Iconoclasts
France is holding huge rallies for free speech after the Charlie Hebdo murders, but they...
January 13, 2015
When offensive speech deserves defending
Columnist Ross Douthat, a conservative Catholic, has an interesting and nuanced take on the Charlie...
December 11, 2014
The Senate released a report detailing the way the CIA used brutal interrogation techniques during...
December 04, 2014
My new book on the imagination
I have published a new book, one that I collaborated on with Matt Ristuccia, an...
December 04, 2014
In Defense of Looting
Willie Osterweil (a white punk rocker) has written a defense of the looting in Ferguson,...
December 03, 2014
Abortion as a moral good?
Most arguments for abortion have treated it as a tragic but sometimes necessary choice, something...
December 02, 2014
The Pope and the Koch brothers
Philanthropists John and Carol Saeman explain why they support both Pope Francis's concern for the...
December 01, 2014
Young people are getting better
We old fogies are always complaining about "the younger generation." But today's teenagers and young...
November 20, 2014
A useful concept and a clarifying name from Pope Francis: People worry about the state...
November 12, 2014
Thou shalt not covet
Chuck Bentley at the American Thinker discusses the forgotten Commandment (some might say, the forgotten...
October 30, 2014
Growing acceptance of “post-birth abortion”
With the help of modern science, pro-lifers have pretty much won the argument that a...
October 24, 2014
Gradualism and the two senses of Grace
Roman Catholic theologian David Cloutier gives a lucid explanation of "gradualism," that take on moral...
October 20, 2014
Family synod’s final statement is more conservative
The initial statement from the Roman Catholic synod on the family was hailed for its...
October 17, 2014
Vatican pushes back against initial report
There are liberal Catholics and there are conservative Catholics. The latter faction at the Synod...
October 14, 2014
Catholic family synod & liberal Protestantism?
The first document from the Catholic synod on the family--which is considering divorce, cohabitation, homosexuality,...
September 30, 2014
Watching porn on taxpayer time
A senior Environmental Protection Agency official has been caught spending as much as six hours...
September 26, 2014
Automatic birth control?
Ruth Marcus cites a "thought experiment" put forward in a new book: Imagine that all...
September 16, 2014
Bonhoeffer on abortion
Matthew Schmitz quotes from Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Ethics, emphasizing how the theologian is forcefully pro-life, while...
September 09, 2014
“Evil” is back
In our postmodern times, morality is supposed to be relative. To speak of "good" and...
August 21, 2014
“Stop treating abortion like a moral issue”!
Pro-abortion folks typically go on about how abortion is a "difficult decision" that is only...
July 24, 2014
Louisiana court challenges seal of confession
We blogged about how Anglicans in Australia are doing away with the absolute "seal of...
July 18, 2014
Putting “ethical governors” on killer robots
Drone warfare makes some people squirm for the ethical issues it raises, but right now...
June 27, 2014
A Christian case against Natural Law
As we posted earlier, many Christians are approaching moral issues in terms of natural law...
June 26, 2014
Natural Law reconsidered
Natural law as a grounding for morality is basic to Roman Catholic ethics, though it...
June 02, 2014
Moralism of the right & moralism of the left
United Methodists are considering whether or not to have an amicable split, so as to...
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