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Entries Tagged as 'Eschatology'

Annihilationism and the Infinity of Hell: Bawulski and the Experience Argument

October 25th, 2017 6 Comments

This is part of a talk I gave at the ReThinking Hell Conference in Auckland earlier this year. The traditional conception of hell understands the punishment of the finally impenitent to be conscious eternal torment. The punishment of hell is eternal in the sense of it being of an unending duration, and it involves conscious […]

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Does Abortion Benefit the Fetus? A Critique of Himma Part 2

December 24th, 2009 7 Comments

In my previous post, Does Abortion Benefit the Fetus? A Critique of Himma Part 1, I discussed Kenneth Einar Himma’s argument that even if a fetus is a human being, laws permitting feticide are compatible with the harm principle.I elaborated an important objection to Himma’s argument, an objection articulated by Mark Murphy, which appeals to […]

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Does Abortion Benefit the Fetus? A Critique of Himma Part 1

December 18th, 2009 7 Comments

This series was developed from the paper I gave to the Auckland STAANZ Conference: Eschatology and Pneumatology. In Is Abortion Liberal? I suggested that one cannot simultaneously affirm the harm principle, accept that a fetus is a human being, and support permissive abortion laws. If abortion is homicide then it harms a human being, and […]

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Auckland STAANZ Conference: Eschatology and Pneumatology UPDATED

November 18th, 2009 10 Comments

The Systematic Theology Association in Aotearoa New Zealand (STAANZ ) are this week holding a conference in Auckland focusing on eschatology and pneumatology. What: STAANZ Conference on Eschatology and Pneumatology When: Thursday 19 November – Friday 20 November 9:00am-5:30 pm Where: Ponsonby Baptist Church, 43 Jervois Rd, Auckland Cost: $15 Pre-conference prayer will be held […]

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