Doesn’t Christianity Impede Moral Progress?

“Society is progressing morally, getting better year by year!” some atheists have claimed (often adding “and religion threatens to hold this progress back”). But what do we mean by ‘progress’? Can one even use the word without first knowing what the destination is? In this Short Answers film, Solas Director Andy Bannister tackles a number of common myths about goodness, justice, and ethics — and shows how Christianity offers the best answer to the question ‘What is the purpose of human life?’, a question without an answer to which we can’t talk about these things meaningfully in the first place.


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