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How can Christians navigate the digital public square?

My family lives just outside of a small town in Tennessee with a historic downtown district. Like many small towns throughout our nation, we have a downtown square that serves…

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Is content moderation stifling public discourse?

Content moderation is difficult work for any social media company. Every day millions of posts and messages are shared on these platforms, most are benign in nature but as with…

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Pornography, ethics, and digital governance

In last few weeks, there have been a number of developments concerning the availability of pornography on social media. OnlyFans, a social media service that caters to sex workers and…

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Why Christians should navigate questions of vaccine mandates and religious exemptions with wisdom

Between the initial outbreak of COVID-19 in winter 2019 and the subsequent worldwide pandemic that has killed over 4.4 million, the astounding speed at which treatments and vaccines for this deadly…

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Deepfakes and the Degradation of Truth

Charles Spurgeon singing! Frederick Douglass moving! Tom Cruise playing golf on TikTok! If you’ve seen any of these things online, you’ve encountered an amusing and significant new technology: deepfakes. While deepfake technology, powered…

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Why theology and ethics should be central in the Christian life: Herman Bavinck on a neglected discipline

A few years ago, I was introduced to the Dutch Reformed theologian and ethicist, Herman Bavinck. His works began to revolutionize the way that I thought about the rich relationship…

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Where do we draw the line on hate speech?

In 2009, I was encouraged by some friends at work to join a new social media platform called Twitter. I remember watching a short promo video and hearing about how…

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A conversation with Dr. Carter Snead on public bioethics and the nature of humanity

In this episode, I’m joined by Dr. Carter Snead, who serves as a professor of law and the director of the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture at the University of Notre Dame.

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