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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

Golden Globe Awards Speech Defends Abortion

Abortion is often defended as necessary because of rape and the life of the mother, but it turns out these are two of the least common reasons why women have abortions in the United States.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | January 14, 2020

A Second Discussion on Homosexuality and the Transgender Movement

Is there hope for a person who experiences same-sex attraction? Alan responds to this question and more in part two of his discussion with Jack Hibbs.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | January 2, 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

A Discussion on Homosexuality and the Transgender Movement

What is the current state of the church on sexuality, and how can we compassionately but truthfully address this topic? Alan answers questions like these in this discussion with Jack Hibbs.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | December 4, 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

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