9/18/2021 What is Christian Hedonism?

By Got Questions The term Christian hedonism may sound like an oxymoron at first. After all, if “hedonism” is the pursuit of pleasure, then how can it be Christian? But, as John Piper points out, pleasure per se is not anti-God. Pleasure, in one sense, is a gauge of how much importance we place on what we value. Piper coinedContinue reading “9/18/2021 What is Christian Hedonism?”

9/17/2021 What is Christian Humanism?

By Got Questions The term Christian humanism has been used to refer to a wide range of views, some of which are more biblical than others. In general, humanism is a system of thought that centers on human values, potential, and worth; humanism is concerned with the needs and welfare of humanity, emphasizes the intrinsic worth ofContinue reading “9/17/2021 What is Christian Humanism?”

9/16/2021 What is Christian Atheism?

By Got Questions Christian atheism, also called non-realistic Christianity, is a bizarre form of quasi-spiritual philosophy that keeps the forms and practices of Christianity while denying God’s existence. Christian atheists attempt to “de-mythologize” Christianity, doing away with all belief in the supernatural yet maintaining liturgies and corporate worship experiences as meeting humanity’s need for socializationContinue reading “9/16/2021 What is Christian Atheism?”

9/15/2021 What is Divine Command Theory?

By Got Questions The Divine Command Theory (DCT) essentially teaches that a thing (i.e., action, behavior, choice, etc.) is good because God commands it to be done or evil because God forbids it from being done. Thus, to say that it is good to love our neighbors is semantically equivalent to saying God commands usContinue reading “9/15/2021 What is Divine Command Theory?”

9/14/2021 What Is A Leap Of Faith?

By Got Questions The book of Hebrews is an excellent place to find answers to our questions about faith. Chapter 11 begins with this short definition of faith: “Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see” (Hebrews 11:1). What, then, is a leap of faith? TheContinue reading “9/14/2021 What Is A Leap Of Faith?”