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Christian Morality

Republicans Aren't Christians

Bob Burnett | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics
Bob Burnett

Republican policy no longer represents the teachings of Jesus. The GOP favors the rich and ignores the poor, disadvantaged, sick, elderly, long-term unemployed, and other unfortunates. Republicans may be religious, but they're not Christians.

C. Everett Koop Shows Way Forward For Evangelicals

Jonathan Dudley | Posted 05.06.2013 | Religion
Jonathan Dudley

C. Everett Koop will be remembered fondly, not because he compromised his commitment to Christian morality, but because he refused to compromise on some Christian commitments in service to other ones. In doing so, he provided a model example of Christian political engagement.

The Apostle Paul Was Not A Misogynist Homophobe

Aaron Taylor | Posted 08.12.2012 | Religion
Aaron Taylor

Ralph Waldo Emerson said, "To be great is to be misunderstood." If Emerson was right, then the Apostle Paul might be one of the greatest men to ever live. Few religious leaders have been as grossly misunderstood as Paul.

Can Evangelicals Ever Tolerate Gay Marriage?

Rob Asghar | Posted 12.31.2011 | Religion
Rob Asghar

If Christian society can tolerate or rationalize away taboos ranging from usury to horoscope-checking, what keeps it from doing so in the case of gays who seek to make a public vow?

Who Is My Neighbor?: The Best And Worst Of Religious Morality

Matt J. Rossano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Matt J. Rossano

Religion is all about being good. But to whom? A recent review of the scientific literature on religion and morality argues that our evolutionary past may hold the key to understanding why religion can bring out the best and worst in us.

Religion As Morality: Is This The Way Forward In The Science-Religion Debate?

Michael Ruse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Michael Ruse

One can argue for all of modern science and yet agree that there are certain questions that science leaves unanswered. Although one need not turn to religion, it is legitimate for the believer to offer answers.