With this session we begin three weeks that focus on Ethics. The main focus this week is to examine Divine Command Theory.
One should expect any non-deistic God to have some active involvement in His creation, not just winding up a universe-clock then heading off on a journey.
People believe in God for many reasons and via many different routes. Frequently a person’s lifelong belief equates to the old maxim ‘the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree’.
Freud, like Lewis, associated the spiritual worldview with the metaphor of a father. But this is always problematic. Even the best father figures are insufficient as role models. So the more...