Posts by Jason Thacker

How Christians can think about the epidemic of online gambling and sports betting

I am an avid college basketball fan. During my college years at the University of Tennessee, our basketball program took major steps forward in being competitive each year, routinely making…

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Why the Christian ethic isn’t simply about rules

Often when Christians (and even non-Christians) speak about biblical ethics, we tend to focus on the rules that Scripture gives us. For example, we think of the Ten Commandments in…

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Thomas F. Torrance on the nature of evil

Last week in this newsletter, I highlighted an article I wrote at ERLC entitled “What the horrors of war teach us about the nature of morality”, which focused on the…

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What the horrors of war teach us about the nature of morality

On Feb. 24, the world watched in horror as Russian forces, under the leadership of President Vladimir Putin, began the invasion of neighboring Ukraine in an unprovoked and unjustified war…

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Why Christians must pursue biblically-defined justice

Years ago, as my wife and I were renovating our house, we met an African American gentleman who came to help with one of our projects. We welcomed him into…

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Jason Thacker Chair of Research in Technology Ethics

Jason serves as chair of research in technology ethics at The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission. He is the author of "The Age of AI: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humanity" with Zondervan (March 2020). He is married to Dorie and they have two sons.