Category Archives: Apologetics

The Atheist faith

There’s a good article in the Online Opinion journal comparing the charitable and transforming impulse of Christianity with the lack of anything similar for atheism. I understand this is not a complete argument for God, and I also want to … Continue reading

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Would your ethics be different if you weren’t a Christian?

This is a question raised by Richard Dawkins and others in arguments about whether athiests have any good foundation for their ethics. The argument goes that Christian (or other religious people) say they wouldn’t rape or murder even if they … Continue reading

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Rugby League Sex Scandal and the Moral Zeitgeist

Philip Jensen has written a helpful article highlighting the hypocrisy in the way many people have reacted to the NRL sex scandal – not that the players weren’t wrong in the way they treated the poor woman – but the … Continue reading

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An Easter re-think on re-thinks

Every year there is the predictable call from some quarter to re-think the belief in a literal resurrection and start accepting that it’s really just a metaphor. This years effort comes from social commentator Phil Dye on the abc website. … Continue reading

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Gambling on Good Friday

Heard Tim Costello (head of World Vision) on the radio this afternoon attacking the decision to allow TAB’s to open on Good Friday in New South Wales and Victoria. His argument was that it is important for our society to … Continue reading

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