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December 2018

Me Before You’s Strange View of Love and Weak Defense of Assisted Suicide

2018-12-25T19:48:11+00:00

This article first appeared in the Christian Research Journal. SYNOPSIS There is a scene in the new film Me Before You where the heroine of the story, Lou, walks into a beautiful apartment. A young woman gently ushers her into the main room. Through the bedroom door, we see the parents of Will Traynor sitting next to [...]

Me Before You’s Strange View of Love and Weak Defense of Assisted Suicide2018-12-25T19:48:11+00:00

Death with Dignity and the Imago Dei

2018-12-29T18:47:27+00:00

This article first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume 38, number 06 (2015). LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW HERE! SYNOPSIS Brittany Maynard, at the age of twenty-nine, was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. Unable to receive lethal prescriptions in her home state of California, she moved to Oregon for her final days because it is [...]

Death with Dignity and the Imago Dei2018-12-29T18:47:27+00:00

Rape and Sexual Violence on Campus

2018-12-29T18:47:35+00:00

Rape and sexual violence on college campuses in the United States is one of the dominant issues being fought over in the culture today. It can be difficult to sort through the competing narratives and vitriol surrounding the issue to find a Christian response...

Rape and Sexual Violence on Campus2018-12-29T18:47:35+00:00

On Chimeras and What It Means to Be Human

2018-12-29T18:47:11+00:00

The National Institutes of Health recently opened the possibility of federal funding for chimera research, the genetic mixing of human and nonhuman animals. An immediate response from both professional pundits and the general public expressed profound discomfort with this idea. The rapidly advancing field...

On Chimeras and What It Means to Be Human2018-12-29T18:47:11+00:00

WHEN FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION AND EMOTIONS COLLIDE ON CAMPUS

2018-12-29T18:46:44+00:00

A battle over free speech dominates the newsfeeds of online media. The rhetoric grows harsher as two sides seek to establish competing narratives. Are our universities dominated by a privileged class that forces vulnerable minorities to study in a hostile environment, or is the problem really [...]

WHEN FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION AND EMOTIONS COLLIDE ON CAMPUS2018-12-29T18:46:44+00:00