The Death Penalty and the Failure of Christian Moral Theory

William B. Turner
7 min readNov 17, 2021
Chenrezig, The Buddha of Compassion

In some quarters, people like to dismiss evolution as “just a theory.” But everything is just a theory. You and I are just theories. A theory is an explanation, more or less robustly supported by the available evidence, for a phenomenon that humans observe.

We can also have theories to explain morality and why we should behave in a particular way. Christian…

William B. Turner

Uppity gay, Buddhist, author, historian.