The Bible Allows You to Be a Pirate: Or Why You Should Stop Moralizing about Copyright

[This op-ed article was published in Eastern University’s (my alma mater) newspaper, The Waltonian on Jan 31, 2013.]

Is it wrong to copy or download music? Now it may be illegal, and Christians ought to follow Rom 13 and submit to authorities, giving Caesar his due. But it is not morally wrong, in that copying is not actually theft! Continue reading