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Where did I come from? Christianity, secularism, and the individual (audio)

Nick Spencer delivers the 2018 Richard Johnson Lecture, on what makes the West the West.

Nick Spencer delivers the 2018 Richard Johnson Lecture, on what makes the West the West.

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WHERE DID I COME FROM? CHRISTIANITY, SECULARISM, AND THE INDIVIDUAL Q & A (audio)

Transcript

It’s obvious. Life should be respected. We should obey the rule of law. Humans have inalienable dignity. People are of equal worth. Freedom is good. Science is legitimate. And – as Life of Brian reminded us – “we are all individuals”.

Except that it is far from obvious.

Nick Spencer is on a quest to rediscover our origin stories, and what makes the West the West.