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“O you who love the LORD, hate evil.” (Psalm 97:10)

A few weeks ago Bill Maher, of HBO’s “Real Time,” accused the Navy Seal Sniper Chris Kyle, who is depicted in the movie, American Sniper, as a psychopath. Maher referenced Kyle speaking of Al-Qaeda operatives as “savages” whom he didn’t mind killing. Maher snidely remarked, “I’m sorry.” Maher postulated, “And if you’re a Christian—I know […]

A forgotten response to the problem of evil

Edgar Brightman 1919-1953 John Dewey asks the question; “Is the universe friendly to man?” There any number of ways of approaching the question. We could begin by asking whether our moral strivings, ideals, hopes and aspirations have any grounding in anything beyond our desires. Is there something about the world that can validate what we […]