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In the West Gallery

In Christian worship, the placement of music leaders before the rest of the people, especially if they face the people, has been the subject of much complaint. 1,574 more words

The Church

OBEY: The Art of Phenomenology

In 1989, Shepard Fairey, an undergraduate at RISD, was working in a skate shop in Providence. While there, he designed a sticker incorporating an illustration of wrestler Andre the Giant, first with the slogan “ANDRE THE GIANT HAS A POSSE 7′ 4″, 520 lb” and later transforming to a design featuring just his face and the bold tagline “OBEY.” The stickers experienced initial popularity among the skater subculture in Providence, but they were quickly posted all over urban centers of the East Coast and exposed to the general public.  2,815 more words


Christian Faith and Social Justice (McCracken, ed.)

Vic McCracken, ed., Christian Faith and Social Justice: Five Views

New York: Bloomsbury Press, 2014

In a society trapped in a two-party political system it may be surprising to many that there are at least five major streams of thought that can inform any given political discourse from the perspective of faith. 1,304 more words

Christian Faith

A Unified Morality

(This is the seventh part of the ‘From Neural Is to Moral Ought’ series of talks.)

32: Three Moral Theories

I have previously looked at the three main moral theories (briefly). 1,375 more words

Character, Moral Education, and the Good: A Response to Joseph Heath's Dismissal of Virtue Ethics

As some of you are aware, I am currently working on a business book based on the virtue ethics framework. Knowing this, Samuel Hammond recommended his very favorite book on business ethics:  2,477 more words


Can we / Should we teach morality in schools?

Well I suppose my answer to this question will come as no surprise – in fact I was a little horrified to listen to Radio 4’s  646 more words

Ebola and CPR

Should a medical team try CPR to resuscitate an Ebola patient whose heart stops beating?  Medical ethicist Dr. Joseph J. Fins says no because the risks are too great for health care workers and even for some Ebola patients whose heartbeat is restored.

E2: What Makes Right Acts Right?