Mere Christianity (part 3)

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Lesson

In Hinduism, Brahman, the hidden inner essence of everything, is beyond human categories of good and evil. Brahman is the only reality. Everything we see is an illusion. The fundamental human problem is ignorance, not sin. Dualism is the idea that there is good and evil at war in the universe. Explaining morality in a dualistic framework is difficult. Dualism assumes good and evil are equal, so you would need a third element to adjudicate which one to choose, and that would be a higher standard. Otherwise you wouldn’t know which one to choose. Naturalism/materialism says there is no ultimate moral nature to the universe. 

C.S. Lewis Lecture 2c

Outline

Mere Christianity (part 3)

I. Introduction

II. Worldview Engagement

A. Pantheism

B. Dualism

C. Naturalism, materialism

D. Realist metaphilosophy

III. The Shocking Alternative