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God Entranced: Natural Law: Fact of Theologians Fiction?

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A couple of weeks ago I casually mentioned in the Poiema ACG that the Ten Commandments are a basic summary of natural law - the moral law written in nature and on the human conscience. It certainly wasn't a big point of ...


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The Late Great Natural Law Debate: Synopses and Reflections, Pt. 1

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Time was, maybe 20 years ago, when “natural law” was a foreign notion to most evangelical Protestants. “Isn’t that some crazy Catholic idea? Or some outdated relic of the Middle Ages?” most might ask.

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Beyond the Brain

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Advances in neuroscience promise many things, but they will never explain everything.

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Francis Beckwith on Hitchens

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Hitchens writes that he and other atheists "believe with certainty that an ethical life can be lived without religion," thus implying that he and others have direct and incorrigible acquaintance with a natural moral law that informs ...


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New Wave Feminists: Hi, My Name Is Kristen, And I'm Abstinent

New Wave Feminists: Hi, My Name Is Kristen, And I'm Abstinent | Moral Theology | Scoop.it

Moral law is based on natural law. The reason God gave us all these pesky rules is because they're good for us. When people follow the basic tenets of Judeo-Christian sexual morality, they lead better lives.


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‘We the People’ Loses Appeal With People Around the World

‘We the People’ Loses Appeal With People Around the World | Moral Theology | Scoop.it

The United States Constitution was once a model for charters around the world, but its influence is waning, according to a new study. (RT @LitMargaretNan Only US Constitution recognizes Natural Law, THE moral foundation for human interaction!


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Subversive Thinking: A brief comment about atheist Stephen Law's ...

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If objective moral laws are part of the natural universe (not part of some supernatural realm), then the universe cannot be unconscious--it must be, in some unknown sense, sentient. Few naturalists would want to accept such a ...


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God Entranced: Natural Law: Fact of Theologians Fiction?

God Entranced: Natural Law: Fact of Theologians Fiction? | Moral Theology | Scoop.it

A couple of weeks ago I casually mentioned in the Poiema ACG that the Ten Commandments are a basic summary of natural law - the moral law written in nature and on the human conscience. It certainly wasn't a big point of ...


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Abbey-Roads: The Cardinal thinks so too.

Abbey-Roads: The Cardinal thinks so too. | Moral Theology | Scoop.it

He says it is "critical at this time that Christians stand up for the natural moral law," especially in defense of life and the family. "If Christians do not stand strong, give a strong witness and insist on what is right and good for us ...


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Adler on Sin | The Radical Academy - The Moral Liberal

But moral wrong is not exactly the same as sin. Moral knowledge and responsibility are possible apart from religious belief and the sense of sin. From a purely natural viewpoint, when man transgresses the moral law — in ...


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ZENIT - Contraception Mandate and Formal Cooperation

Contraception Mandate and Formal Cooperation (RT @zenitenglish: Contraception Mandate and Formal Cooperation - Christendom College Theology Professor Explains Moral Implications http://t.co/sRvqBeXK...)...

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When is Self-interest Moral? | Catholic Moral Theology

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http://t.co/H63HZM3Q Dan Finn asks: When is Self-interest Moral?

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Peter J. Stanlis: Edmund Burke and the Natural Law « Jan Olof ...

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Today the idea of natural law as the basic ingredient in moral, legal, and political thought presents a challenge not faced for almost two hundred years. On the surface, there would appear to be little room in the contemporary ...


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The Late Great Natural Law Debate: Synopses and Reflections, Pt. 2 - Mere Orthodoxy | Christianity, Politics, and Culture

The Late Great Natural Law Debate: Synopses and Reflections, Pt. 2 - Mere Orthodoxy | Christianity, Politics, and Culture | Moral Theology | Scoop.it
How evangelicals respond to gay marriage often hinges on their view of natural law. Brad Littlejohn recaps the gay marriage discussion.

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Announcement: New Open Access 'Journal of Practical Ethics ...

Announcement: New Open Access 'Journal of Practical Ethics ... | Moral Theology | Scoop.it
We are pleased to announce the first issue of the Journal of Practical Ethics, a new open-access journal in moral and political philosophy (and related areas)

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Sinister Liberal Version of “Natural Law” is a Perverse, Anti-Constitutional Hoax | The Moral Law in Ethics

Sanctimonious Leftwing Moralism is a Mirage of Justice, Sinister Liberal Version of (RT @Paceset9999: RT @rightwingertoo: Sinister Liberal Version of “Natural Law” is a Perverse, Anti-Constitutional Hoax: http://t.co/WW3NHa2a... (Sinister Liberal ...


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Natural Law: The Basis of Moral Government

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_ _ *special thanks to Tom Shaw for providing this valuable link! National Center for Constitutional Studies Natural Law Do you know how many new laws you're expected to obey in 1997? Whatever the...


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Peter J. Stanlis: Edmund Burke and the Natural Law « Jan Olof ...

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Today the idea of natural law as the basic ingredient in moral, legal, and political thought presents a challenge not faced for almost two hundred years. On the surface, there would appear to be little room in the contemporary ...


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The Recalcitrant Imago Dei: Human Persons and the Failure of ...

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How can a naturalist, as a naturalist, embrace non-natural, objective, values? 2. The nature of the moral law: The moral order presents itself imperatively, that is, as something which commands action.


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Moral Absolutes and the Moral Life « Public Discourse

Moral absolutes, and the role of the so-called principle of double effect, play an essential role in the discourse of those who are committed to natural law reasoning about contemporary moral issues. To give just one example, ...


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Mirror of Justice: Remarks on Natural Law at Notre Dame

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Morality, Rationality, and Natural Law. Robert P. George. If moral norms, including those prohibiting such evils as murder, rape, torture, enslavement, and genocide, are what they purport to be—namely, principles for guiding ...


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Theology in the Blogosphere: How to be Humbled | Catholic Moral ...

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This is the common student impression when they walk into my office. I'm pretty convinced that books matter for the theological tradition. And here I am, writing a blog post, wondering if I am furthering the demise of the world of ...

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Rivista Di Teologia Morale: Amazon.com: Magazines

Rivista Di Teologia Morale: Amazon.com: Magazines (Rivista Di Teologia Morale: A forum for professors and students of moral theology.

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