Category Archives: Christian apologetics

Posts that defend the faith against “strongholds of human reasoning and to destroy false arguments….to “destroy every proud obstacle that keeps people from knowing God.” (2 Cor.10:4-5 NLT)

The Naturalist’s dilemma

The inherent problem a Naturalist has is that they cannot escape their own paradigm—the closed universe of natural laws and scientific method. This is the legacy of Western Enlightenment thinking, which is technically called Metaphysical Naturalism. An Enlightenment philosopher who … Continue reading

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The resurrection of Jesus Christ – Part Five

I would like to finish this series on the Christian case for the resurrection of Jesus Christ by summarizing what we covered and adding some final thoughts. To summarize, at the heart of Christianity is the resurrection of Jesus Christ. … Continue reading

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The resurrection of Jesus Christ – Part Four

Are naturalists right in saying that miracles are “improbable” (Ehrman) if not “impossible” (David Hume)? The famous 18th century philosopher, David Hume, stated that miracles are a violation of natural laws. Our unalterable experience has established these laws. Therefore because … Continue reading

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The resurrection of Jesus Christ – Part Three

One of the arguments laymen skeptics and atheists like to make against Jesus’ resurrection is that the early Christians borrowed this idea from supposed pagan resurrection stories. While most scholars don’t accept this, it will be good to know what … Continue reading

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Revisiting the Minimal Facts Argument: A Hypothetical Discussion Between a Skeptic and a Christian

Originally posted on THINKAPOLOGETICS.COM:
This is a hypothetical discussion based on a discussion of the Minimal Facts argument that has been put forward in the book The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus by Michael Licona and Gary Habermas.…

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The resurrection of Jesus Christ – Part Two

In part one, we looked at the historical data for Jesus’ resurrection from the dead that most scholars agree on. I did not treat the Bible as inspired (even though I believe it is) but as a history book, to … Continue reading

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The resurrection of Jesus Christ – Part One

Skeptics will ask me, “Even if God exists, why your god, and why Christianity?” My short answer is the resurrection.  As Dr. Gary Habermas has stated, “If the resurrection is true, then Christianity follows.” And as Paul told the pagan … Continue reading

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