"A Way Forward? Continuing Conversations in Natural Law" in Natural Law: A Lutheran Reappraisal.
St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 2011
"Natural Law: A Lutheran Reappraisal presents engaging essays from contemporary Lutheran scholars, teachers, and pastors, each offering a fresh reappraisal of natural law within the context of historic Lutheran teaching and practice."
My own contribution to the book explores how a natural law theory that is not cut off from God or special revelation and whose basic principles are nevertheless intuitively known can indeed serve as moral common ground, even with secularists or those who would deny God altogether.
This essay, aimed at high school students, explores the common retort to Christians, "That's just your belief." What does such a question mean and how can Christians answer with the facts? Registration is required to access the article.
As Though it Were Actually True provides Christians with an accessible introduction to the age-old practice of apologetics--the rational defense of Christianity as objective truth.