The Limits of Apologetics

In my last four posts (Answering the Unanswerable Part I, Part II, Part III and Part IV), I answered questions (as best I could) from atheist Club Schadenfreude who commented on a previous post about Christianity, Atheism, and Morality. As I write this, not all of the posts have been posted yet, but Club Schadenfreude…

Answering the Unanswerable (Part I)

If you are underage, please ask your parents before reading this post. When I wrote my post Christianity, Atheism, and Morality, I knew I might tick someone off. That wasn't my goal. I was trying to make us think about where morality comes from. But I knew it was possible, and two atheists commented. One…

The Death Penalty, Justice, and Mercy

I am ambivalent about the death penalty. Some people have no concerns one way or the other. Perhaps they oppose the death penalty. Perhaps they support it. Me? I'm still considering it, though I probably come down more on the side of supporting the death penalty under certain circumstances than not. This topic stirs up…