Archive for the ‘Apologetics’ Category

 
 
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How Did Evil Come Into the World?

Dr. William Edgar discusses the question, How Did Evil Come Into the World?, which is also the title of his recent addition to the Christian Answers to Hard Questions series. Today’s conversation covers the same territory as the booklet, how a good God can be the creator and sovereign of a world now filled with […]

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Thomas, Barth and Modernity: Entering the Fray Over Matthew Rose’s Barth Article

A recent firestorm has arisen within the blogosphere concerning an alleged failure by Karl Barth. It was initiated by Matthew Rose over at First Things here, responded to by IVP editor David Congdon here, Darren Sumner here, David Guretzki here, and Kevin Davis at After Existentialism here, as well as Bobby Grow over at the […]

The Thinker

How Can I Know For Sure?

Dr. David Garner comes to the program to speak about the topic of his new booklet, “How Can I Know For Sure?” from the Christian Answers to Hard Questions Series, published by P&R Publishing. Church members and especially college students are breathing in the air of popular postmodernism, and the question of certainty requires an answer. Dr. […]

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Chance and the Sovereignty of God

Dr. Vern S. Poythress, Professor of New Testament Interpretation at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, PA, speaks about his new book, Chance and the Sovereignty of God: A God-Centered Approach to Probability and Random Events (Crossway). The fifth in a series of “God-Centered Approaches,” Chance and the Sovereignty of God explores the mathematics of probability as well […]

Reasons for Faith

Reasons for Faith: Philosophy in the Service of Theology

Publisher’s Description Philosophy poses questions and problems that are often thought to undermine Christian faith. Christians need not shy away from these discussions. There is ‘philosophical good news for the Christian,’ says K. Scott Olipint. The Christian position is ‘not simply a plausible alternative,’ but ‘the consistent, cogent, and altogether reasonable position that is able […]

Presuppositional Apologetics

Pressupositional Apologetics: Stated and Defended

“Both the beginner and seasoned reader will benefit from Bahnsen’s lucid presentation. “ – Dr. Lane Tipton, Westminster Theological Seminary “I commend this book to all who seek to think God’s thoughts after him.” – Dr. John M. Frame Publisher’s Description Dr. Greg L. Bahnsen (1948-1995) provided perhaps the clearest, most faithful, and most powerful […]

Revelation and Reason

Revelation and Reason: New Essays in Reformed Apologetics

Publisher’s Description The purpose of this collection of essays is to set in the foreground the necessity of exegetical and theological foundations for any Reformed, Christian apologetic. A Reformed apologetic is only Reformed to the extent that its tenets, principles, methodology, etc. are formed and re-formed by Scripture. It is our hope that this book […]

Van Til's Apologetic

Van Til’s Apologetic: Reading and Analysis

Publisher’s Description “Best of Van Til under one cover” Bahnsen’s exposition and Interaction with critics of Van Til.   About the Author Greg L. Bahnsen (MDiv, ThM, Westminster Theological Seminary; PhD, University of Southern California) was Scholar-in-Residence at the Southern California Center for Christian Studies, in Irvine. A distinguished scholar, author, and debater, he wrote […]

Always Ready

Always Ready: Directions for Defending the Faith

Publisher’s Description This book is a compilation of several of Dr. Bahnsen’s published works on Christian apologetics, including his Apologetics syllabus, articles on practical apologetic problems (like the problem of evil, the problem of miracles, etc.), and an exposition of Acts 17. (paperback)

Every Thought Captive

Every Thought Captive: A Study Manuel for the Defense of Christian Truth

Publisher’s Description A popular presentation of Reformed (or “Van Tillian””) apologetics for the layperson. Suitable for students, especically undergraduates.