“Good” is a value term. Its uses are many and only some of those uses are limited to the moral arena. There are several senses in which words like good, right, wrong, and bad are used that are not morally oriented. For example, a room’s lighting can be bad for reading. Or, one might choose the wrong wrench for a particular job. Goods and bads do not always reflect moral value.Read More
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In 2013, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Sanjay Gupta reported that he had chancged his mind on marijuana since his 2009 Time Magizine article - "Why I would Vote No on Pot."Read More
For the Christian, any discussion of the integrity of the text of the New Testament begins with God’s choice to reveal Himself to humanity as a demonstration of His lovingkindness and grace. The inspired writers of the New Testament believed they were writing the Word of God (1 Corinthians 2:12-13; Galatians 1:11-12; Ephesians 3:5; 2 Peter 1:20-21; 3:15-16; Revelation 1:1). By faith God’s people affirm that God by His own initiative revealed Himself to humanity by means of the God-breathed Word. Yet with these affirmations concerning inspiration and canonization in mind, one must admit that when it comes to the transmission of the Word not as many scholars willingly affirm the integrity of the New Testament text. But why would anyone question the integrity of the text of the New Testament?Read More
1. Why is the problem of human suffering so important in establishing and defending the case for Christianity?
The problem of human suffering is so important because of what atheists try to do with the problem of human suffering...
In his 1976 debate with Antony G. N. Flew, Professor Thomas B. Warren used his first affirmative speech to set forth a compelling argument for the existence of God. His argument was as follows:
"If there is even one characteristic, attribute or property of even one human being which could have come into existence only by the creative power of God, then that one human being constitutes proof that God does exist..."Read More