Tag Archives: Moral Truth

Quick Shot Responses to “There is No Such Thing as Sin” (Cold-Case Christianity S5E21)

In this episode of the Cold-Case Christianity Broadcast, J. Warner offers a number of brief, rhetorically powerful responses to the objection: “There is No Such Thing as Sin.” Isn’t the concept of “sin” simply a matter of opinion? Why should I accept what Christianity says about “sin”? Isn’t “sin” just …

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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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Confusing Moral Utility With Moral Creation

Are moral laws simply a product of cultural utility and sociocultural evolution? As a skeptic, I used to think so. I believed moral laws evolved along with the species. Humans who accepted certain moral behaviors and principles were far more likely to survive, and that’s exactly what happened; those who …

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The Self-Evident Nature of Objective Moral Truths

I occasionally encounter someone who rejects the existence of objective, transcendent moral truths. For many people, all moral truth is merely perspectival; a matter of flexible, cultural convention. Yet there appear to be a number of moral absolutes that transcend culture and history. These objective truths beckon us to seek …

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