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I'll explain further: if a deity tells you something is moral, is that truly moral? Which philosophers have touched on that specific topic?

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    We have a sense of what is moral because God has given us that sense. There is no other possible source for a moral standard, so what God commands is moral because He is good and has the authority to designate what is moral. – user3017 Mar 10 '18 at 1:43
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    I look nonsensical rhetoric and propaganda as much as the next guy, but that doesn't address the question I asked. – user31078 Mar 10 '18 at 3:00
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    And if you say "there can be no other possible source for a moral standard," then you've simply failed to read the major critics of religion and, more specifically, theology; wherein it is argued pretty effectively that no only are there moral standards without god, but there isn't a moral standard with god. It is not moral to do something because you are told to do it; and, even if it was, which it is not, you would have to prove that your god and your text is the correct version, which you obviously could not do. – user31078 Mar 10 '18 at 3:02
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    I think it does address the question: I it truly moral? Yes, because God has the authority to determine what is moral. – user3017 Mar 10 '18 at 11:05
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    The atheist only has one tool in his toolbox to explain the existence of any biological property, namely, natural selection. Not only can it not account for moral standards, there is no non-circular way to account for the origin of any standard of value whatsoever. At best it could explain why such standards didn't get killed off, which doesn't address the question of origin at all. – user3017 Mar 10 '18 at 11:49
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Quite a number have done so, and there is a revived interest in the topic. You might try :

Daniel M. Johnson, 'The Objectivity of Obligations in Divine Motivation Theory', The Journal of Religious Ethics, Vol. 40, No. 3 (September 2012), pp. 504-517

Thomas M. Osborne Jr., 'Ockham as a Divine-Command Theorist', Religious Studies, Vol. 41, No. 1 (Mar., 2005), pp. 1-22.

C. Stephen Evans, Kierkegaard's Ethic of Love: Divine Commands and Moral Requirements. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004.

Mark Murphy, An Essay on Divine Authority. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2002

John Hare, God's Call: Moral Realism, God's Commands, and Human Autonomy. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2001

Richard J. Mouw, The God Who Commands (Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1990.

Philip L. Quinn, "An Argument for Divine Command Ethics," Christian Theism and the Problems of Philosophy, ed. M. Beaty (Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1990).

Edward R. Wierenga, The Nature of God, God (Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1989

Philip L. Quinn, "Divine Command Ethics: A Causal Theory," Divine Command Morality: Historical and Contemporary Readings, ed. Janine M. Idziak (New York and Toronto: Edwin Mellen Press, 1979).

Philip L. Quinn, Divine Commands and Moral Requirements (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1978).

Baruch A. Brody, "Morality and Religion Reconsidered," Readings in the Philosophy of Religion, ed. B. A. Brody (Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1974).

Alvin Plantinga, God, Freedom, and Evil (New York: Harper & Row, 1974.

With any luck you'll find useful material here.

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