202 - Refuting Relativism

Are morals absolute or are they just opinions?
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  • Contents Video: 1.5 hours
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About This Course

Published 6/2015 English

Course Description

In this second class in the "World Religions" series, we take a hard look at Moral Relativism. Are all morals really just opinions? Is this worldview as valid as any other? We will examine the implications of living life according to this view and what it would mean. Can we know what is right or wrong? Can we know anything for certain? Does logic and reasoning support or refute relativism? We will provide an answer to all these questions and more. We invite you to come examine the evidence for yourself.

What are the requirements?

  • Viewing other courses in the "World Religions" series or previous series may be useful but not required
  • Taking notes is encouraged but not required

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand what Moral Relativism Is
  • Determine the Implications of a Relativistic View
  • Understand the Arguments Against Relativism

What is the target audience?

  • People who are interested in philosophy and logic
  • Anyone who is skeptical about moral absolutes
  • Anyone wanting to learn arguments against relativism

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Curriculum

03:33

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Article

Course 201 is recommended before taking this course.

Section 1: Understanding Relativism and Logic
Introduction
Preview
02:04
Relativity and Reasonableness
Preview
04:59
3 pages

Take the follow-up article quiz after reading this article.

Types of Arguments
06:01
Laws of Logic
05:58
Soundness, Validity and Fallacies
04:52
Section 2: Can You Prove God with Logic?
Apologetics
07:33
Arguing for God
10:45
Starting With a Flawed Premise
08:15
4 pages

Take the follow-up article quiz after reading this article.

Section 3: Examining Moral Relativism
Objective vs. Subjective
07:12
Just Opinion or Definite Fact?
03:21
Is There an Alternative?
03:06
No Good or Bad
04:56
Individual Morality
02:14
Section 4: There Are Standards
Without Standards There's Chaos
04:04
What Are Some Moral Absolutes
06:40
Morality Proves God
03:54
Suffering Doesn't Disprove God
04:00
It Comes Down To Your Worldview
03:11
Section 5: Answer Keys & Additional Resources
Downloadable Article Answer Key - Relative Baby
3 pages
Downloadable Article Answer Key - God Evil Rules of Logic
4 pages
Section 6: Next / Previous Course for 2-Year Curriculum
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Proceed to the next course to continue Unshakable, the 2-Year Apologetic Curriculum.

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Instructor Biography

Kevin Conover, Christian Apologetics Teacher

Kevin Conover lives in San Diego with his wife and three kids. He earned his BA from the University of California San Diego where he was also the commencement speaker. He earned a Masters Degree in Divinity from Trinity Biblical University and is currently working towards a Masters Degree in Apologetics from Biola University.

He taught Christian apologetics at Horizon Christian High School for four years and was voted by the students as teacher of the year four years in a row. He is currently in his third year of teaching apologetics at Christian High School which is associated with Shadow Mountain Church and Pastor David Jeremiah.

Kevin is a volunteer assistant pastor at Skyline Church with Dr. Jim Garlow, a frequent guest host on the Bob Siegel radio show, and speaks at a variety of events on the truth of the Bible. He is the founder of a Christian education ministry, Educate For Life, which helps people know why the Bible is the only book that can credibly be called God's Word.

Instructor Biography

Creation Today, Leaders in Creation Science Education

Creation Today seeks to impact individuals to know and defend our faith in Creator God and to wholeheartedly experience and share Him through the foundations of Scripture.

As a leading, international Christian-apologetics ministry desiring to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the entire world, Creation Today is committed to excellence, producing some of the most requested resources available on creation, apologetics, and evangelism.

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