"Neither of these ideas is connected with any religious notion, much less any orthodox version of Christianity, in which pride is the sin of preferring a self-chosen world to a God-made world and where sin itself consists in rebellion against and alienation from God." AC
“In other words, we cannot preach the gospel without preaching morality. People cannot receive the good news without first believing the bad news, and that bad news is that they are lawbreakers and rebels. They must understand that morality is not an arbitrary convention, but that it stands over them in judgment and that it is a matter of divine imposition.
“…more respondents found cloning animals immoral [62 % ] than doctor assisted suicide [48 % ]. A narrow 45 percent of Americans believe assisted suicide is morally acceptable. Cloning of animals also outweighed the moral importance of embryonic stem cell research [30% found it immoral ], fornication [36 % ], gambling [31 % ] and divorce [23 % ].”
Americans Rank Top Immoral ‘Sins’ in New Poll