Can Theists Be Moral?

That’s a pretty silly question, isn’t it? I would argue that it is about as silly as the question, “Can Atheists Be Moral?” Even fundamentalist Christian philosophers grant that atheists can know moral principles and behave according to those principles. If someone wishes to deny that theists or atheists can have morals, it seems the burden of proof should fall on them to offer some reason why they could not have morals.

Debate: External Evidence for Jesus - Part 5A: Various Points
LINK: Would the World Be Better Off Without Religion? A Skeptic’s Guide to the Debate
Debate: External Evidence for Jesus - Parts 5B and 5C
McDowell's Trilemma - Part 1
About Jeffery Jay Lowder

Jeffery Jay Lowder is President Emeritus of Internet Infidels, Inc., which he co-founded in 1995. He is also co-editor of the book, The Empty Tomb: Jesus Beyond the Grave.


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