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Does Leviticus 17:11 Teach Abortion Is Permissible Because Life Is in Blood?

Alan responds to the challenge that Leviticus 17:11 teaches that life is in the blood of a creature and, therefore, killing a human embryo before it has blood is permissible.

Video | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | February 22, 2013

If Marriage Is about Children, Should Childless Couples Be Allowed to Marry?

Alan responds to a challenge pertaining to same-sex marriage. If marriage is really about children, then doesn't it follow that heterosexual couples who can't (or don't plan to) have kids shouldn't be allowed to marry?

Video | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | February 22, 2013

Challenge - Intelligent Design Is Not Science

Alan answers this week's challenge: Intelligent design is not science.

Video | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | February 22, 2013

Is Intelligent Design Just God-of-the-Gaps?

Alan responds to the common challenge that intelligent design is just a God-of-the-gaps explanation.

Video | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | February 22, 2013

Is A Human Embryo Without an Active Brain Alive?

Alan responds to the challenge that a human embryo without a brain is not alive and, consequently, can be be killed. Alan answers this week's challenge.

Video | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | February 22, 2013

Is a Fetus Without a Brain a Person?

Alan responds to the challenge that the fetus is not a person if it doesn't have a brain.

Video | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | February 22, 2013

Challenge Response: Faith Is Gullibility

Alan responds to the claim that faith is gullibility.

Video | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | February 22, 2013

Challenge Response: They're Going to Die Anyway

Alan responds to the challenge that, although abortion is wrong, human embryonic stem cell research is justified.

Video | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | February 22, 2013

Are Early Human Embryos Individuals?

Alan Shlemon responds to the challenge that since human embryos can twin and then even recombine to form one, individual human life can't be determined until after this period.

Video | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | February 22, 2013

Answering Zach Wahls' Case for Same-sex Marriage

I respond to a recent YouTube video that's gone viral. It's of Zach Wahls making an appeal for same-sex marriage to the Iowa House of Representatives.

Video | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | February 20, 2013