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Category Archives: Capital Punishment
NT Wright (who is brilliant on many subjects) is clearly wrong to suggest that, “you can’t reconcile being pro-life on abortion and pro-death on the death penalty.” This is a surprisingly simplistic view of what the Bible teaches. Opposing abortion and supporting the death penalty are both pro-life positions. Continue reading
NT Wright (who is so brilliant on many subjects) is clearly wrong to suggest that, “you can’t reconcile being pro-life on abortion and pro-death on the death penalty.” This is a surprisingly simplistic view of what the Bible teaches. Please hear me out on this. Opposing abortion and supporting the death penalty are both pro-life positions. Continue reading
Much of the rest of the world watched in astonishment and incredulity. Anger and revenge just seemed more natural, if not, appropriate. The Amish, however, knew something that we should all learn. Continue reading
Occasionally I am asked how I reconcile my pro-life position with my support of capital punishment. I answer by showing how both positions (pro-life and pro-capital punishment) endorse…. Continue reading
On Wednesday, September 21, 2011, convicted murderer, Troy Davis (42) was pronounced dead at 11:08 p.m. ET, by lethal injection. Davis was convicted in 1991 for the 1989 murder of Savannah, Georgia, police officer, Mark MacPhail, who was shot to death while trying … Continue reading
Christian perspective on bin Laden’s death Murder is wrong while execution of a murderer is just by Steve Cornell Link here
I understand the hesitancies some have expressed about celebrating the death of Bin Laden. The tension is that execution of one guilty of murder is a mandated function of human government (Genesis 9:6; Romans 13:1-5). Those who executed Bin Laden … Continue reading
In a column from The Huffington Post, “Why Evangelicals Hate Jesus” (3-3-11), Sociology professor, Phil Zuckerman echoed assumptions about Jesus that have almost become canonized liberal myths. They take their place with longstanding myths like the notion that religion is … Continue reading
1. Is it possible to execute a ‘Just’ war?
2. What would you say to Christians who follow pacifism?
3. Is war evil or, at best, a necessary evil? Could war ever be a good thing?
4. Explain to us how a Just war can be a form of love?
5. Are Christians sinning when they stand by and watch evil people perpetuate violence?