The Moral Responsibility in Determinism?

At a men’s discussion group I get to participate in every now and then, we have started to hammer out


Does Secular Science Lead to Better (Normative) Morals?

These studies demonstrated the morally normative effects of lay notions of science. Thinking about science leads individuals to endorse more


Excuse Me, But Your Moral Absolutes are Showing

In a 2005 episode of the BBC’s Doctor Who, The Doctor is on a space station that broadcasts nothing but game

Religion and Politics

Halteman on Adam Smith’s Moral Foundation

Yesterday, Rodney and I were discussing the use of non-Christians, and sometimes a-theists, economic systems (notably, Adam Smith, Ayn Rand,


Matt J. Rossano: Can You Be Good Without God? Augustine: No

Matt J. Rossano asks, Can You Be Good Without God?. The interesting issue — the one upon which productive discussions


Chesterton, The Beginning of Morality

Morality did not begin by one man saying to another, “I will not hit you if you do not hit


Is Religion the Ultimate Milgram Experiment?

update (2015) – this post was included videos and references to those videos. The videos have been removed so I’ve replaced it

Church Government

Examining the Ministry: Towards a Plurality in the Ministry (2)

This week, briefly, we have been examining the minsistry in the Church. As I have stated several times, growing up