Diagnosing Doubt: How to Stop Wasting Time Answering the Wrong Questions

Like a hyper little dog that piddles on the carpet, apologists can become notoriously overexcited when putting newly learned knowledge into practice. The moment Jesus’ existence is even remotely questioned, we are there with 37 blogposts detailing every extra-biblical reference to Jesus known to academia. This kind of knowledge is important; I wouldn’t be an […]

Gender: Scriptural Authority and Reality

“The heavens declare the glory of God, the skies proclaim the works of His hands” (Psalm 19:1).  No place on earth exists where the unspoken words of the natural creation are not seen, thus no place exists where the invisible attributes of the Uncaused Causer, and the Undersigned Designer cannot be deduced.  Humanity is without […]

Hitler’s Religion: Christian Apologetics Faces the Hitler Question

Was Hitler and the mass murder he brought about caused by secularization, or, on the contrary, was Christianity responsible for the Holocaust?  As I demonstrate in my forthcoming book, Hitler’s Religion (November 2016), this subject arouses intense passions in debates over religion and atheism.  In 2010 Richard Dawkins became livid after Pope Benedict XVI praised […]

The Death of God

Have you ever heard the music that’s played when the South Carolina Gamecocks enter their football stadium?  It’s quite moving!  It’s the same music that Stanley Kubrick used in 1968 for his iconic movie “2001: A Space Odyssey.”  But the music is much older than that; it was composed in 1896 by Richard Strauss. More […]

Habitability for Redemption

My name is Hugh Ross, and I am the president of Reasons to Believe, an adjunct faculty member at Southern Evangelical Seminary, and the minister of apologetics at Sierra Madre Congregational Church. I have a bachelor’s degree in physics from the University of British Columbia, a PhD in astronomy from the University of Toronto, and […]

God in the Mirror: God, Man, Jesus, and Sin in the New Age

My name is Marcia Montenegro. I’m a graduate of Southern Evangelical Seminary, having earned an MA degree in Religion. The title of my session at this year’s National Conference on Christian Apologetics is “God in the Mirror: God, Man, Jesus, and Sin in the New Age.” As a former New Ager for many years prior […]