Genetic Engineering: Benefits and Dangers

March 18, 2014By Apologetics Resource CenterCulture

By Mark W. Foreman In the 1997 film, Gattaca, we are introduced to a brave new world where genetic screening of newborns is routine and embryonic genetic manipulation is preferred over traditional conception. We are told the story of two boys in the Freeman family. The elder son, Vincent, is conceived naturally while his younger … Read More

To Clone or Not to Clone?

March 18, 2014By Apologetics Resource CenterCulture

by Donal P. O’Mathuna and Walter L. Larimore The world awakened on December 27, 2002 to the news that the first human clone had been born—or so the claim went, anyway.1 A cloning company called Clonaid, set up by a cult-group called the Raelians, claimed to have produced a baby named Eve who was cloned from … Read More

Christian Economics

March 17, 2014By Apologetics Resource CenterCulture

A Christian Understanding of Economics: Mutual Gains from Trade By Eric Schansberg It is common for Christians to be relatively uninterested in economics. Within politics, those who are socially and theologically conservative tend to focus on matters of personal righteousness (e.g., gambling), community standards (e.g., prayer in schools), and especially “social justice” (e.g., “life” issues … Read More

Veritas: Creation or Evolution?

March 12, 2014By Craig BranchCulture, General Apologetics

by Craig Branch – (Introduction to Areopagus Journal Vol. 5 No. 2, March-April 2005)   In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth [and on the sixth day] God said ‘Let us make man in Our image’…He created him, male and female He created them. Genesis 1:1, 26 The cosmos is all that … Read More