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Does Variation in Cultural Morality Prove Moral Relativism? (Video)

Does the variation of morality between cultures and over time prove that morality is relative?

Blog Post | Philosophy | Greg Koukl | March 25, 2013

Logic, God, and Humans

"Is God subject to human knowledge?" is the way the question usually goes. It's actually backwards. "Is man subject to God's logic?"  Yes.  Logic is an objective, necessary feature of the universe, of minds. It's not a contingent fact of this created world.  It's the way human minds function because we're created in God's image and it's the way His mind functions.  So God isn't subject to human logic. Humans are subject to God's logic.

Blog Post | Philosophy | Melinda Penner | February 3, 2013

Exceptions to Moral Imperatives? (Video)

Are there ever exceptions for moral imperatives?

Blog Post | Philosophy | Greg Koukl | November 5, 2012

Can Naturalists Know Anything?

Scott Smith, from Biola, has written an important book you may never read, but the ideas are very important in understanding the debate over reason between atheists and theists.  There's a fatal flaw in atheism's worldview that undercuts their claim to know reality.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Melinda Penner | August 15, 2012

All Brain, No Mind

I've been watching a new TV show, Perception, on TNT.  It's the latest variation of one of my all-time favorties, Monk, where the main character's disability gives him a unique edge in solving crime.  The character Dr. Daniel Pierce is an accomplished professor of neuroscience who struggles with schizophrenia himself.  And he makes a mistake that expresses a logical fallacy common in science today.

Blog Post | Philosophy | Melinda Penner | August 8, 2012

Belief and Fantasy

A caller to the radio program asked Greg whether belief is mere fantasy, wishful thinking, or actually knowledge.  Here's Greg's answer: What Is Belief?

Blog Post | Apologetics | Melinda Penner | July 18, 2012

The Flying Spaghetti Monster (Video)

How do you respond to The Flying Spaghetti Monster?

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Greg Koukl | April 23, 2012

Uncreated Objects? (Video)

Are things like numbers, letters, sets and the laws of logic co-eternal with God as uncreated objects?

Blog Post | Philosophy | Greg Koukl | April 16, 2012

Relativism and Social Reform

"Society Says Relativism" undermines social reform. Relativism and Social Reform

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Greg Koukl | March 13, 2012

Sam Harris' Moral Argument

Sam Harris is attempting to offer a "scientific" explanation for morality.  He's responding to the grounding challenge for naturalism - where do moral values fit in a purely material, physical world?  This is a significant challenge for naturalism and atheism since morality is something human beings universally know is real.  So any worldview has to be able to account for it or else it's a fatal flaw of that worldview.  Harris attempts to explain how science can account for moral values.

Blog Post | Philosophy | Melinda Penner | February 13, 2012