Posts by Jason Thacker

Why we need ethics to survive

Often when the secular world speaks of evangelicals, these Christians are caricatured as lacking education, social and historical awareness, and even a realistic understanding of the way the world actually…

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A conversation with Dr. James Eglinton on Herman Bavinck, theology, and ethics

Today, I’m joined by my friend, Dr. James Eglinton, who’s the senior lecturer of Reformed theology at the University of Edinburgh. We talk about the work of Herman Bavinck and how Bavinck can help us to think wisely about the modern challenges to our faith.

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What we can learn about biblical ethics from the storyline of Scripture

The study of Christian ethics is an underdeveloped area within the evangelical tradition, as many of the resources on biblical ethics come from the Roman Catholic moral tradition. While this…

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Taking the Long View: Digital Culture and the Desire for Influence

This summer, I have spent a considerable amount of time in the wisdom literature particularly in the Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and the letter of James in the New Testament. It all…

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Should the government regulate social media?

On Monday, May 24, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) signed a new bill into law regulating content moderation and online governance in the state on social media platforms. This bill is the…

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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.