How does the modernist create a moral center in the Darwinian struggle for life? The usual answer is “doing good” that benefits the species. Being kind, for example, has a good result. But is this always true? How does anyone know?
The Christian begins with the presupposition that God created the universe and man as a special creation different in kind from both inanimate and other animate creations. In fact, man is so special, the Bible tells us that he is created in the “image of God” (Gen. 1:27). One of
Samuel Clemens, better known as Mark Twain, wrote the following concerning reports that he was seriously ill and near death (it was actually a cousin): “The report of my death was an exaggeration.” A similar thing can be said about Western Civilization. It may be ill, but it’s not dead. In
Given the operating assumptions of evolution, sexual assault and rape are natural.
It’s been said, “You are what you eat.” Maybe it’s also true that you are what you read and the larger society tells you what you must believe because “it’s science.” For decades we’ve been told there is no God and we’ve evolved from the slime of a self-generating cosmos.