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Unborn Babies May Be Able to Feel Pain Earlier Than 24 Weeks

An article in the Journal of Medical Ethics argues there’s a good possibility that fetal human beings can feel pain earlier than the previously accepted 24 weeks.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Amy K. Hall | January 23, 2020

Why Women Flocked to the Early Church

Contrary to the opposite charge people tend to make today, early Christianity was mocked for being too pro-women. Here’s why.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | January 16, 2020

Mary, Joseph, and Jesus Were Not Refugees

A thought-provoking image depicting a nativity scene with Mary, Joseph, and Jesus in separate cages is powerful, especially in light of the current political climate. But is it truthful?

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Tim Barnett | December 19, 2019

Does Human Life Begin When We Take Our First Breath?

Does the fact that unborn children don’t breathe air mean they aren’t yet live human beings? Does the Bible teach this in Genesis 2:7, as some claim?

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Amy K. Hall | December 11, 2019

How Critical Theory Suppresses Healthy (and Necessary) Arguments

Neil Shenvi explains how critical theory suppresses healthy arguments and why we should not let pressure from critical theorists prevent us from analyzing controversial topics.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | December 5, 2019

Three Things I Learned at ETS/EPS

At a recent theological and philosophical conference, Tim learned some things we should all keep in mind as Christian thinkers.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Tim Barnett | November 27, 2019

If We Condemn Modern-Day Genocide, Why Don’t We Condemn God for Destroying the Canaanites?

A crucial difference between human beings and God explains His command to destroy the Canaanites, as this analogy makes clear.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | November 25, 2019

The Sons Are Exempt from the Law

Some argue against Paul’s teachings about the Law by pointing to Jesus' words about following the Law in Matthew 5:17–20, but another passage in Matthew helps to clarify Jesus’ agreement with Paul.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | November 14, 2019

What Is the Kingdom of Heaven?

Some Bible terminology can seem strange to our modern ears, and understanding its meaning can require some work. Here are some thoughts on the meaning of “the kingdom of heaven.”

Blog Post | Theology | Tim Barnett | November 13, 2019

The Worldview of Philip Pullman’s “His Dark Materials”

A new series based on Philip Pullman’s “His Dark Materials” trilogy had a very successful premiere on television this week, and it could open up opportunities to talk to your friends about God.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | November 6, 2019