Early Anabaptists and Pacifism

“What was the early Anabaptist view on pacifism and nonresistance?” Historically, there have been groups of Christians who have restrained from violence in all its forms (cf. Mt. 5:38-42; Rom. 12:14-21). Perhaps most famously today as far as traditions advocating nonresistance and pacifism are the Mennonites. Of course, Mennonites have their origins in the initial … Continue reading Early Anabaptists and Pacifism

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Euthyphro’s Dilemma

The “Euthyphro Dilemma” is often cited by atheists as a question that Christians cannot answer. The “dilemma” is used to propose that it is impossible to depend on a Divine command (God’s words/judgements) for a standard of morality and ethics. The Euthyphro Dilemma can clearly be stated as: “are morally acceptable deeds approved by God … Continue reading Euthyphro’s Dilemma