Oxford philosopher Peter Millican, in this free series on philosophy (you should download it and listen to it – it’s free!), raises a very simple challenge to biblical innerancy. I’ve adapted it slightly below:
1. Commanding genocide is not morally praiseworthy.
2. Every act of God is morally praiseworthy.
3. God commands genocide in the Bible.
4. Therefore, not everything in…Continue
There has been a lot of discussion about what grounds morality following the debate between Sam Harris and William Lane Craig on whether God is the only possible ground for morality. Many will argue this is the case, and I think it’s even the reason C.S. Lewis switched teams. So, let’s consider the problem of grounding morality.
It seems to me that certain theories only manage to compound problems when it comes to explaining morality. For example, a Divine Command theorist…Continue
Added by Michael Gage on May 4, 2011 at 12:40pm — No Comments