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The American Holocaust

  Lynching of Blacks by the KKK. Jewish genocide under the Third Reich. Abortion in America. Do these three have anything in common?       Early this fall, the campus of the University of Kansas was rocked by a controversy that made headlines in the national press.  Two pro-life groups--the Center for Bioethical Reform and Heartland Life Network--had posted a "pictorial essay" at a prominent crossroads on campus.

Solid Ground | Bio-Ethics | Greg Koukl | November 1, 1998

Can a Soul be Cloned?

      The cloning confusion continues.       Doctor Richard Seed, a cum laude graduate from Harvard with a Ph.D. in physics, has promised to produce the first human clone in less than two years in a clinic in the Chicago area, if he gets funded.       "We are going to become one with God," he boasted.  "We are going to have almost as much knowledge and almost as much power as God."[1]

Solid Ground | Bio-Ethics | Greg Koukl | March 1, 1998

When It Comes to Abortion, No One Talks about the One Question that Matters. It's the One Question the President Never Asks.

  Answering this One Question Solves the Abortion Controversy....         When President Clinton vetoed the ban on partial-birth abortion for a second time on October 10, there's one thing he didn't discuss:  abortion.        The President talked about choice and privacy.  He mentioned the risk to the mother of carrying a child to term, and the trauma of delivering an infant with serious congenital defect. 

Solid Ground | Bio-Ethics | Greg Koukl | November 1, 1997

Christians Are Getting Upset about Cloning for the Wrong Reasons

  In the movie, "The Boys from Brazil," it was used to try to recreate Hitler. In "Jurassic Park," it was employed to bring back an entire prehistoric era to life. In "Multiplicity," Michael Keaton used it to try get twice as much work done and still have time to play golf. This past year, the stuff of movies and science-fiction became reality. A sheep named Dolly was born that was an exact physical replica of a previously existing adult. Dolly has no father. She is the result of a "virgin" birth, a miracle of technology. Dolly is a clone.

Solid Ground | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | May 1, 1997

Designed by Chance? Why the Pope Is Wrong about Theistic Evolution

  There's no reason to marry evolution to creation because evolution is false.  Here's how I know.

Solid Ground | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | April 25, 1997

No Other Name Part 2

              I do not consider myself a particularly brave person, and I think it especially foolish, on the main, to make a frontal assault on a clearly superior force.  Further, it is always dangerous to cross theological swords with C.S. Lewis. He was, arguably, the most compelling voice for Christianity in the 20th century, and his impact continues unabated into the 21st.

Solid Ground | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | March 1, 2009

Responsible Science and Stem Cell Research

  Ethical Stem Cell Research: A Mass of Misconceptions On March 9, 2009, newly elected President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order entitled “Removing Barriers to Responsible Scientific Research Involving Human Stem Cells.”[i] The president’s order explicitly revoked President Bush’s Executive Order 13435 that, among other things, clarified certain limits on federal funding for research involving human embryonic stem cells.

Solid Ground | Bio-Ethics | Greg Koukl | May 1, 2009

Faith Is Not Wishing

If you “just take Christianity on faith” you may be in trouble…

Solid Ground | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | November 1, 2009

No Other Name Part 1

              During this “silly season” of presidential politics, it is not uncommon to hear something I think is odd.  Politicians, regardless of political stripe, make a confused confession of faith in Christ that goes something like this (note carefully the inflection): “I am a Christian.  I believe that Jesus is my savior. He is the only way for me. But I can’t say He is the way for others.”

Solid Ground | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | November 1, 2008

Is the Bible Sufficient?

  The controversy over the “adequacy” of the Bible has generated plenty of heat in Evangelical circles.  But are “Bible only” advocates right in claiming that any combination of man’s philosophy and biblical wisdom is poison?  

Solid Ground | Theology | Greg Koukl | May 1, 2007