Category Archives: Ethics

Passionate Politics

*Posted by Winston Hottman Matt Anderson applies some great advice from Martin Luther, addressing the importance of our motives in the way we engage politically as evangelicals: …it is  interesting that Luther (like Augustine) recognizes the subtle differences between zeal … Continue reading

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Obama on Gun Control

*Posted by Joe Wooddell In answering a question about gun legislation at his press conference January 14, 2013, Barack Obama stated, “If there’s a step we can take that will save even one child from what happened in Newtown then … Continue reading

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The Standard Bare

*Posted by Barry Creamer “There are two kinds of people in the world” begins the old, common, and variably-concluded saying. Conclusions range from the comical “those who believe there are two kinds of people in the world and those who … Continue reading

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The Mark of an Improvident Decision

*Posted by Kirk Spencer I happened upon some promotional material for a fancy dinner. It’s being hosted by pro-choice leaders from across the country. They are gathering together to mark the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision that … Continue reading

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Little Emperors

*Posted by Daisy Reynolds. Daisy is the Assistant Director of Academic Affairs at Criswell College where she is also studying for a Master of Divinity. A study of “little emperors” was recently published in the Science journal. The term “little … Continue reading

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Being Poor & Being Oppressed Are Not Synonymous

*Posted by Joe Wooddell “Ma and Pa” in the Little House on the Prairie series were poor, but they were not oppressed. No one owed them anything. No one was systematically mistreating them. They settled and cultivated some land, worked … Continue reading

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Pro-Science or Anti-Ethics?

*Posted by Winston Hottman At The City Online, John Mark Reynolds discusses the ethical nature of the “morning after pill” issue and the limitiations of science in determining what we should do: We are being told by people who should know … Continue reading

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Lincoln and Philemon

*Posted by Kirk Spencer 2012 is over and the world didn’t end.  So I got a chance to see Lincoln.  Don’t ask me what I thought because it seems I’m the only one that thinks there was a too much … Continue reading

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Playing with Fire

*Posted by Barry Creamer Last week Mel Greig and Michael Christian impersonated British royals in a prank call to a hospital as they pretended to seek information about Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge. Since then there have been a lot … Continue reading

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Why aren’t we calling it the “royal fetus’?

*Guest post Dr. Denny Burk. Dr. Burk serves as Associate Professor of Biblical Studies at Boyce College in Louisville, KY. This piece originally appeared on his blog, Denny Burk. As you have probably already heard, Kate Middleton is pregnant. Her … Continue reading

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