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Can we be good without God? a conversation about truth, morality, culture & a few other things that matter by Paul Chamberlain

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Published by InterVarsity Press in Downers Grove, Ill .
Written in English


  • Ethics,
  • Christian ethics,
  • Imaginary conversations,
  • Apologetics

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [197]-202).

StatementPaul Chamberlain.
LC ClassificationsBJ1031 .C49 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination202 p. ;
Number of Pages202
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL812827M
ISBN 100830816860
LC Control Number95050077

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I've been asked to speak today on the question, "Can we be good without God?" To answer, I'm tempted to tell you my own story. Years ago when I rejected God, I . Preview: There have been many explanations offered for social problems like crime and drug abuse in American, as Chuck Colson argues, most of these explanations, even when they touch upon the breakdown of values, avoid addressing the fundamental question, “Can we be good without God?”. Dec 21,  · Can You Be Good Without God? By Katherine Schulten I believe that all genuine good is motivated by God, whether we believe in Him or not, when we choose to have mercy or compassion or to serve another (and not because our parents will punish us if we don’t) I believe it is God that puts that desire in our hearts – even if you deny His. Mar 30,  · This is a popular question in the apologetic circles. You see an extensive discussion of it in the writings of William Lane Craig, for example. Of course, it is easy to see that a person can be good, kind, and honest without believing in God. Cont.