Category Archives: Law

Law, in the biblical context, means the specific, written texts that direct and constrain the believer’s behavior. All posts and pages dealing in part or in whole with law are included in this category

A Moral Calculus for Torture

Brian Zahnd, the author of this article, “You Cannot Be Christian and Support Torture“, offers a naive and surprisingly shallow view of the moral issues involved in deciding whether torture is ever justifiable, much less moral — beginning with the observation … Continue reading

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Obedience to the Law: A Christian Conceit

More often than not, when we Christians discuss biblical law our discussions invariably construct a dialectic between ethical behavior and faith. Only faith, we insist, is salvific. Good works((Also known as “works righteousness“)) does not. To make this explicit, Christians (and especially … Continue reading

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