Can We Trust the Gospels? by Peter Williams, Free for CAPC Members
This book is great short read on the trustworthiness of the Gospels, and perhaps a good read to share as Advent turns our culture’s attention to these same documents.
On CNN.com Yaron Brook and Onkar Ghate suggest, “Our moral code is out of date.”
“Ask someone on the street to name a moral hero; if he isn’t at a loss, he’ll likely name someone like Jesus Christ or Mother Teresa. Why? Because they’re regarded as people of faith who shunned personal profit for the collective good. No one would dream of naming Galileo, Darwin, Thomas Edison or John D. Rockefeller. Yet we should. It is they, not the Mother Teresas of the world, that we should strive to be like and teach our kids the same.”
Atheist thinkers have long argued that we can be good without God meaning that morality does not rely on belief in God. Christians have responded that this is illogical, that principles of right and wrong point to our transcendent nature. Brook and Ghate are devising a rare moralty, that rare system that identifies Mother Theresa as immoral.
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