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Aristotle’s insights can help us return to a biblical view of happiness.
Aristotle saw the development of habituated virtue as being central to human flourishing. How does his view match up with the biblical view?
Why is it that contemporary Christian thought on ethics and morality seems so thin? Let’s recapture a richer and fuller vision for our moral life.
Cultural pressure is increasing on our kids, but even in a world of ever-present screens, gender-identity questions, and addiction, we can give them clarity and confidence.
Brett shares how to be a good example to a culture that is not sensitive to Christian morality. COMMENTS Read more posts
Here's my response to this week's challenge: COMMENTS Read more posts
Two years ago, I had the chance to debate an atheist professor at Weber State University in Utah on the best explanation for the existence of objective moral values. The writings of Bill Craig and Paul Copan have shaped a lot of my thinking in this area, as I'm sure you'll see below. In my opening argument, I made the case for God as the ontological foundation for objective morality. Then I raised five problems for an evolutionary view of ethics that make it an implausible alternative. Here are the problems I outlined in the debate:
The author of this blog post claims that when a Christian baker is forced to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding, they should "bake for them two." Is that really what Jesus meant by Matthew 5:41? COMMENTS
Our Google Hangout is tonight, 6:30–7:30 pm (PT). The topic is "God and Morality," and the easiest way to watch and directly ask questions is to join the Hangout, but we'll also be streaming it here and on YouTube.
I was recently interviewed by Jennifer, a lady from Scotland, who is writing a dissertation for her Ph.D. in religious studies. The question she is attempting to answer is, "Does rejecting God mean rejecting morality?" So she sent me a list of questions on that topic, this being the first: Do you personally believe that you can be morally good without a god? This is my answer: