Christian Thinkers 101: A Crash Course on John Calvin

Originally posted on Reflections:
? John Calvin was one of the great voices of the Protestant Reformation, but what exactly did he believe, and what else did he contribute to Christianity? Here’s your crash course on the life and accomplishments of John Calvin—and why he still matters today. Who Was John Calvin? John Calvin (1509–1564)…

Trends in Apologetics: Children’s Apologetics

This is the fourth part of a series I am doing on Trends in Apologetics.  I have covered Urban Apologetics, Cultural Apologetics, and Women in Apologetics.  This post will focus on Children’s Apologetics. Children’s Apologetics “Already Gone” It has been highly promoted that between 50% to 70% of Christian students will abandon the faith in college.  It… Continue reading Trends in Apologetics: Children’s Apologetics

Christian Thinkers 101: A Crash Course on St. Bonaventure

Originally posted on Reflections:
St. Bonaventure was one of the great thinkers of the Middle Ages, but what exactly did he believe and what else did he contribute to Christendom? Here’s your crash course on the life and accomplishments of St. Bonaventure—and why he still matters today. Who Was St. Bonaventure? St. Bonaventure (c. 1221–1274)…

Biblical Archaeology: 12th Dead Sea Scroll Cave Found!

A twelfth cave has been found!  Craig Evans, of Houston Baptist University reports its importance: The last Dead Sea Scrolls cave, linked to the ruins on the marl shelf at the mouth of Wadi Qumran, was discovered in 1956, bringing the total number of caves to eleven — eleven caves containing the famous Dead Sea… Continue reading Biblical Archaeology: 12th Dead Sea Scroll Cave Found!

Trends in Apologetics: Women in Apologetics

This is the third part of a series I am doing on Trends in Apologetics.  I have covered Urban Apologetics and Cultural Apologetics and will look at Children’s Apologetic in a future post. Women in Apologetics Given the proliferation of men in apologetics, the questions that begs to be answered is “are women interested in apologetics?”… Continue reading Trends in Apologetics: Women in Apologetics

Trends in Apologetics: Cultural Apologetics

This is the second part of a series I am doing on Trends in Apologetics.  I have covered Urban Apologetics and will look at Women in Apologetics and Children’s Apologetic in future posts. Cultural Apologetics What is Cultural Apologetics?  Answering this can be a little tricky.  So, given that this tricky I will let someone else… Continue reading Trends in Apologetics: Cultural Apologetics

Logic: A Necessary Tool for Truth

Originally posted on Reflections:
As the nonscientist on RTB’s five-person staff scholar team, I sometimes feel like the odd man out. Because I’m a philosopher, I often look at things and think about things very differently than my science colleagues. The questions that I tend to ask, even about science, usually inquire about things from a…

Trends in Apologetics: Urban Apologetics

I have been noticing some trends in contemporary apologetics that are exciting and interesting.  I believe it shows the vitality and versatility of the discipline.  This will be a multi-part series covering each trend beginning with Urban Apologetics and then covering Cultural Apologetics, Women in Apologetics, and Children’s Apologetics in subsequent editions. Urban Apologetics Urban Apologetics… Continue reading Trends in Apologetics: Urban Apologetics