When Atheists Attack: Responding to Michael Shermer

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Introduction Michael Shermer recently published an article titled, “What Would it Take to Prove the Resurrection?” in which he purportedly helps readers think about truth claims—mainly the Resurrection. This critique will show some of the fundamental flaws within Dr. Shermer’s … Continued

Facing the Facts: The Kalām Cosmological Argument

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Introduction Atheists often insist there is no evidence for the existence of God while maintaining religious faith is fundamentally irrational. This paper will examine the Kalām Cosmological Argument (KCA), demonstrating that it offers strong evidence for the existence of God, … Continued

Worldview in Question: Outlining the Naturalistic Worldview

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Worldview Composition A comprehensive and well-thought-out worldview must address twelve topics about reality, including: 1)    Theology / Concept of God / Ultimate Reality: What kind of God, if any, actually exists? 2)    Metaphysics / External Reality: Is there … Continued

Worldview in Question: Outlining the Worldview of Hinduism

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Worldview Composition A comprehensive and well-thought-out worldview must address twelve topics about reality, including: 1)    Theology / Concept of God / Ultimate Reality: What kind of God, if any, actually exists? 2)    Metaphysics / External Reality: Is there … Continued

Worldview in Question: Outlining the Christian Worldview

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Worldview Composition A comprehensive and well-thought-out worldview must address twelve topics about reality, including: 1)    Theology / Concept of God / Ultimate Reality: What kind of God, if any, actually exists? 2)    Metaphysics / External Reality: Is there … Continued

Supernatural Origin: Arguing for the Miraculous

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Introduction Skeptics, who maintain a naturalistic worldview, quickly reject the historicity of the gospel accounts because miracles appear within the narrative. Their a priori assumptions preclude supernatural occurrences, which severely limits their ability to analyze the narrative, thereby causing them … Continued

Cults in America: Mormonism

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Introduction In commencing the Olivet Discourse, Jesus provides a premonitory prophecy regarding the inevitable rise of false prophets/teachers (Matthew 24:3-5, 23-28). Similarly, in anticipation of his imminent martyrdom, Peter writes a final letter warning about false teachers and exhorting believers … Continued

Short Answers: Why is eternal punishment fair?

Summary: Eternal punishment is fitting for the eternally unrepentant. This question typically assumes the premise that people are generally good by nature, thereby rendering it inconceivable for a righteous God to condemn a person for merely making a mistake in … Continued

Short Answers: What about those who have never heard the gospel?

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Summary: God will make sure those who would repent, will have the opportunity. It is essential to understand that no one receives punishment for not believing in Jesus; instead, everyone stands condemned for his or her moral depravity (cf., John … Continued

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