“What is liberty without wisdom and without virtue? It is the greatest of all possible evils; for it is folly, vice, and madness, without intuition or restraint. Those who know what virtuous liberty … [Read more...] about The Ethics of Abortion
Harvard geneticist Richard Lewontin (b. 1929) once opined, “The problem is to get [people] to reject irrational and supernatural explanations of the world, the demons that exist only in their … [Read more...] about Science v. God: My Response to Harvard Geneticist Richard Lewontin
Jonathan Edwards' The Nature of True Virtue was published posthumously in 1765, seven years after the American theologian's death. Interestingly, it was simultaneously released with his The End for … [Read more...] about The Works of Edwards Part 2: What is True Virtue?
Gregory of Nyssa (335-395) was more than simply bishop of Nyssa (372-376, 378-395). He was also a primary contributor to Christian orthodoxy among the church fathers. Gregory attended the Council of … [Read more...] about Gregory of Nyssa on the Life of Virtue
How can I know that God exists? In the history of Christian philosophy, this simple question has spawned four chief arguments for God’s existence: ontological (a priori), cosmological, teleological, … [Read more...] about Does God Exist?: The Moral Argument for God
Race and sexuality. If you’re looking to start a quick conversation at work or just want to lose a couple friends, just inject one of these two topics into the water-cooler gossip. Whether you listen … [Read more...] about Trans-Racial: The American Moral House of Cards
Men are not animals. As often as your daily newspaper may seem to contradict that statement, it’s quite true. Eternally so. Every human soul is immortal. Whether in heaven or in hell, we live forever. … [Read more...] about The Protestant Conscience