Posts by Jason Thacker

Pursuing the Good Life Through Reading Biography

It is one thing to pursue the good life through the study of abstract concepts, and another to pursue it through observing someone’s own pursuit in a story. Yes, we…

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What do you mean by that? Defining your terms as an intellectual virtue

For years now, I have led a discussion on Charles Taylor’s definitions of what it means to be secular in my worldview/philosophy courses at Boyce College. One reason for this…

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Why We (Still) Need a Statement of Principles for AI

In April 2019, a group of over 70 evangelical leaders signed and launched Artificial Intelligence: An Evangelical Statement of Principles (Spanish version) with two goals in mind. First, we wanted to help…

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How do we disciple our kids during the sexual revolution?

Last year, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (Rep.) signed a bill into law that bars instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity in kindergarten through the third grade. This bill, which was dubbed…

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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 Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Ethics

Jason serves as assistant professor of philosophy and ethics at Boyce College and a research fellow in Christian ethics at The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission. He is the author or editor of several books, including "Following Jesus in a Digital Age" and "The Digital Public Square: Christian Ethics in a Technological Society."