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Why Do We Need God for Morality? (Video)

Brett explains why our obligation to follow a moral code can only exist with God. COMMENTS Read more posts

Blog Post | Ethics | Brett Kunkle | February 17, 2015

What Can We Learn from a Catholic Thinker? Aquinas and Natural Law

I want to sketch out Thomas Aquinas’ theory of natural law by distinguishing between the four kinds of law he outlines in the Summa Theologiae and then discussing his conception of the Good. Afterward, we’ll ask if Aquinas’ view is compatible with a biblical view. 

Blog Post | Apologetics | Brett Kunkle | January 20, 2015

How Science and Religion Converge Rather Than Conflict – Part 5 of 5

Given what I’ve written in the previous posts (PART 1, PART 2, PART 3 and PART 4), I think the best model of interaction betw

Blog Post | Apologetics | Brett Kunkle | December 19, 2014

How Science and Religion Converge Rather Than Conflict – Part 4 of 5

In these last two posts, we will move toward the convergence of science and theology in providing knowledge of reality. However, before we discuss the proper relationship between science and theology, we must recognize an obstacle: definitions. When we talk about science and theology, we must know what we mean by each. This is no easy task. 

Blog Post | Apologetics | Brett Kunkle | December 18, 2014

How Science and Religion Converge Rather Than Conflict – Part 3 of 5

In my first two posts of this series (PART 1 and PART 2), I laid a foundation with an epistemological account of the nature of explanations. Given that account, let us move to a more specific question: What constitutes a scientific explanation? 

Blog Post | Apologetics | Brett Kunkle | December 17, 2014

How Science and Religion Converge Rather Than Conflict – Part 1 of 5

Must science and religion always be in conflict? Are they completely unrelated realms of inquiry? Or can they converge to help us discover the nature of reality? Over the course of this week, I will explore the nature of explanations and scientific explanations, and then discuss the relationship between science and theology.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Brett Kunkle | December 15, 2014

Challenge Response: There Would Be More Life if the Universe Were Fine-Tuned for Life

Here's my response to this week's challenge: COMMENTS

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Brett Kunkle | December 11, 2014

A 5-Step Method for Studying Scripture: John 15:1-8

I want to lay out a 5-step method I use to study Scripture.

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Brett Kunkle | November 18, 2014

Challenge Response: You Don’t Need Religion to Distinguish Right from Wrong

Here's my response to this week's challenge:  COMMENTS

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Brett Kunkle | November 13, 2014

How Do You Balance “Trust Me, I’m Your Parent” with Healthy Skepticism? (Video)

Is it better to teach our kids what to believe, or is it better to let them figure it out on their own? COMMENTS Read more posts

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Brett Kunkle | October 27, 2014