Is conscience a reliable guide for ethics? (part 1 of 3)

As a seven-year-old, Dr David Whitten recalls his family holidaying at Katoomba’s Hydro Majestic Hotel. When the waitress served his breakfast of fried eggs, he noticed “something next to the eggs that looked like thin, crisp meat and was the source of a wonderful aroma.” “We don’t eat bacon,” his father said, and the waitress …

N.T. Wright on the death penalty

Here's what British bishop and New Testament scholar N.T. Wright wrote in a recent piece for The Washington Post: You can’t reconcile being pro-life on abortion and pro-death on the death penalty. … Mind you, there is in my view just as illogical a position on the part of those who solidly oppose the death …