If you follow this blog, you may have noticed that we have had a fair few changes in both website design and scheduled contributors here. Amidst theses exciting changes, there has also been a renewed attention on the hit-rate of the site—and I guess, that has given me some pressure: I don’t really know how […]
The University of Aberdeen (in Scotland) will be hosting a conference on the legacy of the Reformation, entitled, The Freedom of a Christian Ethicist. It looks like a fantastic conference and if I hadn’t just moved across the pond I’d be very keen to check it out. The conference will be held 24–25 October, 2014 […]
I am very excited because I recently had the opportunity to contribute to two edited volumes that have finally appeared in print. The first volume is entitled, Sensitivity to Outsiders: Exploring the Dynamic Relationship between Mission and Ethics in the New Testament and Early Christianity (WUNT II/364; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2014), and the second volume is entitled, […]
About a month ago, I wrote a post giving reasons why I believe Christians should be good storytellers. After I had shared it on my Facebook wall, one of my close friends commented, in a joking manner, that I should have written the article as a story. While he was only making light of the […]
Is there any good reason—biblical, philosophical, scientific or otherwise—to believe in innate morality? This post is partly a sequel to my earlier response to Ray Comfort’s video, Evolution vs. God. If you haven’t seen the video or read my comments about the video, check it out here. I don’t intend to rehash that earlier post, nor […]
The first thing you’ll probably wonder before reading the rest of this post is: what’s meta-ethics? For many philosophers, it is a topic that is debated by some of the brightest minds about whether rightness and wrongness are worth exploring. In layman’s terms, it’s the simple question, “does ethics exist?”. The last two posts I […]
This past Saturday was Day One of the online conference that I had been co-organizing with some of my officemates from St Andrews. It was both exhausting and exhilarating. Because it was designed to be an international conference, my day began at 6am local time in California and ended at 4pm local time. During this […]
In preparation for our Ecclesia and Ethics conference (ecclesiaethics.com), here’s a short interview with one of our keynote speakers, Dr. Nijay Gupta. Enjoy and please share! Ecclesia and Ethics Interview Nijay Gupta — 2/5/2013 from Ecclesia Ethics on Vimeo.
In preparation for our Ecclesia and Ethics conference (ecclesiaethics.com), here’s a short interview with one of our keynote speakers, Dr. Mariam Kamell. Enjoy and please share! Ecclesia and Ethics Interview Mariam Kamell — 2/5/2013 from Ecclesia Ethics on Vimeo.
In preparation for our Ecclesia and Ethics conference (ecclesiaethics.com), here’s a short interview with one of our keynote speakers, Dr. Michael Gorman. Enjoy and please share! Ecclesia and Ethics Interview Michael Gorman — 2/5/2013 from Ecclesia Ethics on Vimeo.
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