Tag Archives: moral law

Quick Shot Responses to “Moral Truths Are a Matter of Personal Opinion” (Cold-Case Christianity S5E17)

In this episode of the Cold-Case Christianity Broadcast, J. Warner offers a number of brief, rhetorically powerful responses to the objection: “Moral Truths Are a Matter of Personal Opinion.” How are moral truths “grounded”? Are they simply a matter of personal opinion or cultural consensus? If they aren’t grounded in …

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How Objective Moral Laws and Obligations Point to the Existence of God (Video)

J. Warner Wallace, author of God’s Crime Scene, discusses the nature of the universe and the evidence for God’s existence. Do objective moral laws and obligations exist? If so, what is the best explanation for their existence? Can moral laws and obligations be explained from “inside the room” of the natural …

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Why the University of Miami’s Chair for Atheism Confirms the Existence of God

Two years ago, the University of Miami established the Appignani Foundation Chair for the Study of Atheism, Humanism, and Secular Ethics. It is the first of its kind, filled this year by a former “professor of metaphysics and the philosophy of science at the University of Notre Dame.” Louis J. …

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Answering Listener Email – Part 2 (Cold Case Christianity Broadcast #64)

In this episode of the Cold-Case Christianity Broadcast, J. Warner Wallace responds to emails from viewers of the show. (1) Are moral standards simply a matter of personal or cultural preference? (2) Why do Christians view the apostolic martyrdoms as valuable evidence of the veracity of their claims, yet reject …

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How the Moral Evidence in the Universe Points to the Existence of God (Cold Case Christianity Broadcast #47)

In this episode of the Cold-Case Christianity Broadcast, J. Warner Wallace continues his six part mini-series summarizing material from his latest book, God’s Crime Scene: A Cold-Case Detective Investigates the Evidence For A Divinely Created Universe. J. Warner describes two pieces of “moral” evidence: the existence of objective moral truth …

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Are Moral Truths Human-Specific Biological Facts?

How are we to account for the existence of objective, transcendent moral truths? Some philosophers, like Sam Harris, believe “moral values are really questions about the well-being of conscious creatures.” Well-being (also described as human “flourishing”) is, according to Harris, the purpose of our existence as human beings. Since human …

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