The Prodigal Father

I would like to share a story. It's often thought of as a story of a wayward child. Sometimes it's recognized as the story of the two lost sons. It's really the story of a radical, crazy, recklessly extravagant Father: Jesus said, “There was a man who had two sons. The younger of them said to … Continue reading The Prodigal Father

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A Moral Argument VII: Implications

Welcome! I'm finishing a series defending a common argument for God's existence. Although, that is slightly misleading. I finished the argument-proper in Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. In Part 6, I defended a generalized theistic explanatory ultimate for morality. Today, I'd like to point out some implications before concluding the series. First and … Continue reading A Moral Argument VII: Implications

A Moral Argument V: Non-theistic Explanatory Ultimate

So far in our exposition of a moral argument for God's existence (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4), we have concluded that objective moral values and duties do exist; eliminating subjectivity and illusion from our explanatory options. I highly recommend starting in Part 1, especially as the distinctions and clarifications made in the … Continue reading A Moral Argument V: Non-theistic Explanatory Ultimate

A Moral Argument IV: Subjective Explanatory Ultimates

In Part 1, I introduced an argument based on objective moral values and duties. First, we clarified some terminology. Then, in Part 2 and Part 3, we concluded that objective moral values and duties do actually exist. That is to say, there exists morality that is independent of human thought. We ended by asking, "What are … Continue reading A Moral Argument IV: Subjective Explanatory Ultimates