Missionary to Brazil Gives Logical Defense

Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. —John 14:6 From Russia to Africa to Brazil, Tony has noticed the same trend: “The difficulty for people to grasp logical thinking because of the education system that is employed throughout the world.” From […]

Former New Age Astrologer Finds New Purpose, Warns Against the Occult (Part 1)

As the public’s attention turns increasingly toward the world of the paranormal and “spirits,” one SES graduate (class of 2011), a former astrologer, uses what she learned at SES to help Christians defend against New Age beliefs and to educate those flirting with the paranormal. “I had no interest in being a Christian at all, […]

Argumentum Ad Misericoriam

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Logical Fallacies 101: Ad Ignorantiam

By Donald Sanchez,  Introduction If you’ve been following this blog, you may recall that Fallacies of Weak Induction are logical fallacies that occur when the premises of an argument provide a weak support for the stated conclusion.  In this type of fallacy, it’s not the case that the premises are logically irrelevant to the conclusion, […]

Logical Fallacies 101: Ad Baculum

“Comrade, your statement is factually incorrect.” “Yes, it is. But it is politically correct.” So begins an essay by Angelo M. Codevilla, Professor Emeritus at Boston University, on the notion of political correctness. In his essay, Codevilla explains how this notion began as something of a running joke among 1930s Communists. Political Correctness was a […]

Logical Fallacies 101: Genetic Fallacy and Tu Quoque

By Thomas McCuddy,  “The church is full of hypocrites!”  “The only reason you are a Christian is because you were raised as one!” Sound familiar?  These are two prominent accusations against Christianity and Christians.  I’ve heard them many times, read them many places, and have even received them personally.  Both are similar in nature, and […]