Tue, 28 February 2012
In this podcast, Jim reads listener email and responds to a set of pro-abortion objections to the SLED pro-life argument. Jim also reads a summary of a recent paper submitted to the Journal of Medical Ethics that argues for "after-birth abortion" (Infanticide) using the typical pro-abortion arguments as a basis. Finally, Jim comments on Alan Shlemon's article related to the imposition of Christian moral standards on society.
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_245_-_Responding_to_Pro-Abortion_Objections_-_LQ.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:42am PDT
Mon, 20 February 2012
In this podcast, Jim reviews strategies and arguments that are used to defend the pro-life position and talks about the YouTube video, “She Just Might Change Your Mind”, a four-minute case against abortion. Can the pro-life position be defended rationally without using the Bible? In addition, Jim answers listener email about the early dating of the Gospels.
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_244__A_Simple_Way_to_Defend_the_Pro-Life_Position_-_LQ.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:44pm PDT
Tue, 14 February 2012
In this podcast, Jim addresses an objection to Christianity that compares God to a bad parent who places an unguarded chainsaw in a room with little children. Is this a fair analogy? Jim also addresses listener email related to Christian hypocrisy, the evidential nature of the Christian faith, and how to become an effective apologist.
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_243_-_The_Chainsaw_Analogy_As_An_Argument_for_Atheism_-_LQ.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:15am PDT
Mon, 6 February 2012
In this podcast, Jim celebrates Eric Metaxas’ speech at the National Prayer Breakfast and asks if Eric went far enough when discussing the nature of “dead” religion. Is this really the problem we have as Christians in America or is it something more troubling? Why is the proper diagnosis so critical if we ever hope to solve the problem?
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_242_-_Eric_Metaxas_and_Dead_Religion_-_LQ.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:41pm PDT