Nature of Humans

What Is Man? (Interview with Edgar Andrews)

One of the most pressing issues related to human identity and purpose is the answer to a simple question: “How did we get here?” This is the first question asked by any worldview (including the Christian worldview), and the answer unlocks many of the other mysteries of life. Edgar Andrews, …

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Why No One Should Be Surprised That A Killer Is Living Under Their Roof

In a recent interview with the South Florida Sun Sentinel, James and Kimberly Snead, the couple who took in the Florida school shooter after his own parents had died, said they were baffled and surprised that the high school student who had been living with them for nearly three months …

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How Christianity Makes Sense of This Gerber Baby

A recent Washington Post article celebrated the naming of Lucas Warren as the 2018 Gerber baby. Every year, the Gerber Products Company selects an infant “who best exemplifies Gerber’s long-standing heritage of recognizing that every baby is a Gerber baby.” What makes Lucas unusual and particularly news-worthy is the fact …

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Why America May Fall Behind in Genetic Technologies, and That’s OK

Americans are accustomed to being technological leaders in a variety of disciplines, but our nation may fall behind other countries in the field of genetic technology – if current activities in China continue. While that may sound like a challenge we should embrace and correct as a nation, there’s actually …

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Humans Are Exceptional For a Reason

Wesley J. Smith writes a blog over at National Review Online entitled “Human Exceptionalism.” I highly recommend it. He once featured an article written by Marian Stamp Dawkins, a Professor of Animal Behavior at Oxford and author of Why Animals Matter.  Dawkins examined the argument for animal “value” based on …

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