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Pro-Life and Pro-Capital Punishment

There is an alleged inconsistency that is sometimes raised between being pro-life and also pro-capital punishment. Here’s the question: “Is it inconsistent to be pro-life when it comes to the issue of abortion and yet also support capital punishment in [Read More]

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What “Timeless Truths” Can Tell Us – Part II

My last post ruminated on the nature of “timeless truths” – such as the laws of geometry and of logic – and what worldview better explains the existence of such permanent concepts. I argued that the existence of eternal and [Read More]

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What “Timeless Truths” Can Tell Us

Spend much time on the water and you’ll quickly realize the value of buoys. Whether they signal an underwater obstruction or the edge of a narrow channel, they mark the way for mariners, helping them find their way safely home. [Read More]

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Applying Lincoln’s Logic to the Abortion Debate

On this day, December 6, 1865, the 13th amendment to the U.S. constitution was ratified and with it came the formal abolishment of slavery in this country. It states, “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude…shall exist within the United States, or [Read More]

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Does God Demand Ego-Stroking?

Persuading the skeptic that the Christian conception of God makes sense can prove daunting. The concept of God as a “perfect” being seems to stand in stark contrast with passages of the Bible that describe God as desiring – indeed, [Read More]

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