We begin a discussion on ethical conflicts, based on the classical problem of hiding Jewish neighbors in Nazi-occupied Holland. When the soldiers knock on your door and ask you if you are hiding any Jews, do you lie or tell the truth?
Ultimately, our ethical and moral ideas come from our Creator-God. But can we be ethical without God?
What about the biblical commandment against killing? Are there any exceptions?
God said it, and that settles it! At least, that's the bumper sticker slogan for biblical ethics. We discuss the pros and cons of this idea.
We continue our discussion of bumper stickers as a shorthand for ethical theories.
What's the best ethical system to live by? In fact, we have a number of ethical systems, and all of them are helpful -- as long as we understand their limitations.
We continue our discussion of the Cassie Bernall incident.
What would you do if someone pointed a gun at you and asked if you were a Christian? What is your ethical obligation? We consider the story of Cassie Bernall in this two-part discussion.
Some claim that ethics is a special domain that requires a saintly disposition and theological training. Actually, it's something that everyone knows at heart, whether they follow it or not.
Why should we care about ethics? Isn't it enough to concern ourselves with evangelism? Here is a look at the importance of ethical concerns in our daily lives.