This is a fair challenge I think. The burden of proof lies with the Christian supporter of Same-Sex Marriage as they are resisting millennia of the traditional understanding. This type of supporter can be identified as either a “liberal Christian” or a “libertarian Christian”. Either way they are most definitely mixing their political views with a skewed biblical understanding.
This article was written 8 years ago. It is an interesting and thought provoking perspective that seems to foreshadow where we are today regarding the push for more protected classes and more “anti-hate” and “anti-discrimination” laws. Article found at: http://townhall.com/columnists/gregorykoukl/2007/07/21/why_hate_shouldnt_be_a_crime/page/full Why Hate Shouldn’t Be a Crime Gregory Koukl | Jul 21, 2007 Senators Ted Kenney […]
First of all, the term “pro-choice” is a euphemism for a practice that encourages the taking of defenseless unborn lives. Second of all, just because something is legal, it does not make it moral. There are plenty of legal yet immoral things that we have the choice to do. We all know people on both […]
The Argument From Reason Ironically, if Naturalism and Materialism are true then all knowledge, reason, and truth is illusory. In other words, if naturalism or materialism is true, we could never know it. Two of my favorite arguments for the existence of God are The Moral Argument and The Argument From Reason. They both hit […]
This is a very interesting article that speaks to the traditional Christian understanding of a “just war”. One thing I found interesting was that a Quaker, John Dickinson, was the primary author of “The Declaration on the Causes and Necessities of Taking Up Arms”. Quakers were known to be pacifist in their orientation to war. And if you have ever seen the HBO miniseries “John Adams” you will understand how surprising it is that he authored it as in the show (and in history) he gives the most resistance to accepting a Declaration of Independence and open war with Britain.
Dr. Groothuis says YES:
I am interested to hear how a “libertarian” who is also believes that Homosexuality is immoral can justify supporting the recent decision by SCOTUS.
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