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2016 Moral Apologetics Writing Contest

Submission deadline has now passed. Winners will be announced March 15th.


Just when you thought you were safe, it’s time for the Second Annual Moral Apologetics Essay Competition!

1000 words maximum on any topic germane to moral arguments for God’s existence, suitable for publication at the site (Read the site’s mission statement for a good idea of what sort of mischief we make.)

One Grand Prize Winner will receive one million dollars! Just kidding. $200, a free copy of the forthcoming God and Cosmos: Moral Truth and Human Meaning, and an invitation to become a regular contributor at the site. One runner up will receive a copy of Good God, a copy of God and Cosmos, and an invitation to become a regular at the site as well.

Previous winners are ineligible (for at least this year). Quills at the ready….submissions due February 1, 2016. Submit articles to

2015 Winners:

Andrew Spencer, “Biblical Ethics and Moral Order in Creation”

Josh Herring, “The Faustian Bargain of Fifty Shades of Gray”

Josh Fountain, “Grounding Ethics in God: Why God’s nature determines morality”


Image: “I wish I could write a beautiful book …….” by TempusVolat. CC License. 

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