Masking the Issue

“It’s for others!” “It is the Christian thing to do.”            If we could have earned a nickel for every time someone said these phrases about the use of masks during the spread of the novel coronavirus, we would have put an end to this coin shortage within a week. The phrases come from theContinue reading “Masking the Issue”

The Decay of Truth

A Case for Christian Education             A foul stench fills the air: something is rotting. On the grand fields of our western culture, a predator lurks, envenoming its prey slowly, weakening it bit by bit until it posed no threat. Before us, we see this poor victim. It was once strong, but the constant bombardmentContinue reading “The Decay of Truth”

The Shadow Proves the Sunshine

Does the existence of terrible evil in the world mean a perfectly good and infinitely powerful creator cannot exist?            Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb bludgeoned a young boy to death for the thrill of it. Bobby Franks, the 14-year-old cousin of Loeb, was killed by the two young men for nothing more than to knowContinue reading “The Shadow Proves the Sunshine”

Bioethics of Euthanasia

A case study of AIDS and the end of life I. Introduction             Fatal diseases are dropping in numbers with modern medical technology, but mankind has yet to find a cure for AIDS. We have medicines that can slow the advancement of the viral disease, but none that can halt it altogether. This leaves theContinue reading “Bioethics of Euthanasia”

The Bioethics of Stem Cells

Is it morally acceptable to use embryonic tissues to cure diseases? I. Introduction             The use of embryonic stem cells in medicine has quite often promised incredible breakthroughs and nearly miraculous cures of numerous diseases like diabetes, MS, and many others. The industry has drawn billions of dollars in support of this research with theContinue reading “The Bioethics of Stem Cells”

Because Science!

The Flaws of Viewing Science as a Source of Truth             The very existence of science is founded on the presupposition of rationality in nature. Before modern science, such a rational worldview was not easily attainable due to the insertion of spiritual or philosophical views that often countered such rational pursuits. Astrology and the actionsContinue reading “Because Science!”

Attack on Humanity

The Dehumanization of the Unborn Just a few generations ago, a child in the womb was correctly assumed to be fully human; however, within the last few decades, this has been brought into question. Doubts have come from all over the place, be it from evolutionary science or personal assumptions, and it has lead toContinue reading “Attack on Humanity”

The Imaginary War Between Christianity and Science

While much of our modern academia has tried to cut ties to Christianity, the Christian origin of the pursuit of knowledge remains foundational to the origins of science. — Jeremy Blatchford. It is a common perception that science and Christianity are at odds with each other. The story goes that Christianity has historically been atContinue reading “The Imaginary War Between Christianity and Science”

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