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CARM: Moral Relativism vs. Christianity

Sunday, September 22, 2013 What is Moral Relativism? by Robin Schumacher from Christian Apologetics Research Ministry Moral relativism is a philosophy that asserts there is no global, absolute moral law that applies to all people, for all time, and in all places. Instead of an objective moral law, it espouses a qualified view where morals Read More

Got Questions?— What is moral relativism?

Sunday, September 22, 2013 What is moral relativism? www.GotQuestions.org Moral relativism is more easily understood in comparison to moral absolutism. Absolutism claims that morality relies on universal principles (natural law, conscience). Christian absolutists believe that God is the ultimate source of our common morality, and that it is, therefore, as unchanging as He is. Moral Read More

CARM: Refuting Relativism

Sunday, September 22, 2013 Refuting relativism from Christian Apologetics Research Minisistry — carm.org/refuting-relativism Relativism is the philosophical position that all points of view are equally valid and that all truth is relative to the individual. But, if we look further, we see that this proposition is not logical. In fact, it is self-refuting. 1. All Read More

Manufactured People Have Rights Too

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 Third party reproduction corrupts the parent-child relationship and disrespects the humanity of donor-conceived people. By Alana S. Newman – 8/2/13 This article was originally posted on The Public Discourse, and has also been posted on Mercatornet. Photograph from Alana Newman’s website, anonymousus.org. What are the rights of donor-conceived people? To ask this question is Read More

Free Speech at the Shopping Mall

Sunday, August 18, 2013 This article was originally published by California Lawyer, a leading legal magazine, in April 2011. © The Daily Journal Corporation. All rights reserved. by Marc Price Wolf. Free speech is a right cherished by every American. For well over two centuries, we have experienced (if not always enjoyed) robust debate in Read More

What does United States law say about sharing your faith in public?

Sunday, August 18, 2013 Below is a short legal analysis prepared by ACLJ (American Center for Law and Justice) attorneys on this topic. A more in-depth legal analysis is available here. The streets and sidewalks of the United States are an open forum for evangelism. The Constitution guarantees the right to preach the Gospel in Read More

The secret to a successful marriage is… infidelity?

Friday, July 19, 2013 The following article was published by the New York Times in 2010, and can be viewed here. It is a testament to the fundamentally different attitude with which same-sex couples approach marriage. Many Successful Gay Marriages Share an Open Secret By SCOTT JAMES Published: January 28, 2010 When Rio and Ray Read More

Next stop on the slippery marriage slope: polygamy.

Friday, July 19, 2013 The following article was originally posted on Slate.com, and can be viewed here. As the author argues, the legalization of polygamy (along with other forms of “marriage”) is no longer a distant fear of social conservatives, but an impending reality that “marriage equality” advocates are actively pursuing. Legalize Polygamy! No. I Read More

Homosexual Parenting: Placing Children At Risk (Part 1)

Tuesday, July 02, 2013 by Timothy J. Dailey, Ph.D. This article was originally published by the Family Research Council in 2002. A number of studies in recent years have purported to show that children raised in gay and lesbian households fare no worse than those reared in traditional families. Yet much of that research fails Read More

Homosexual Parenting: Placing Children At Risk (Part 2)

Tuesday, July 02, 2013 by Timothy J. Dailey, Ph.D. This article was originally published by the Family Research Council in 2002. HARMFUL ASPECTS OF OHE HOMOSEXUAL LIFESTYLE The evidence demonstrates incontrovertibly that the homosexual lifestyle is inconsistent with the proper raising of children. Homosexual relationships are characteristically unstable and are fundamentally incapable of providing children Read More