Question: I am a Christian, but I am tempted to let go of my faith.  My faith is based on fear (eternal damnation, hell, etc.).  I just want to know  any evidence of the authenticity of Christianity which is different from other religions.  Others also have their divine scriptures and revelations.  What makes Christianity different […]

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Question: Are there any specific arguments you can make that would make the possibility of an afterlife highly likely? For example, what about arguments for the soul, the resurrection of Jesus, or whatever? I keep running into people who say that when we die, we’re just dead. How would you respond to this? If we really […]

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Atheism: A Falsified Hypothesis.  An essay by Brian Colon, a member of the ARS board.  www.KnowItsTrue.com  4/28/2010   Atheism: A Falsified Hypothesis by Brian Colón Several Atheists like to complain that Theism, unlike Atheism is unfalsifiable.  If this is true, then it means that Atheism can be proven false, Theism cannot.  Many Atheists consider this […]

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Pregunta;  Tengo una preguntas con respecto al Dios y el sufrimiento.   1) como explicamos las consecuencias (lamentables) que suceden cuando Dios llama nuestra atencion. Ejemplo: para buscar a Dios o paraque alguien se haga un cristiano, costo la muerte de un familiar? Si bien es cierto es bueno e increible de ser un seguidor, pero la […]

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 Question: I’ve just learnt that you’ve had a really big ‘quake in San Diego. You’re remarkably assured on this subject and bacteria in your apologetics. I wonder if you still feel the same. Answer: Well, if I hold to a world view and it is shaken by something like an earthquake, then it certainly was not a very […]

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Logical arguments for the existence of God.  A power point.  Notes included below.  Existence of God 130.50 Kb   Arguments for the Existence of God A philosophic question:  Does God reveal his nature both through general (natural) and special revelation?  On some level, both the cosmological and the teleological arguments assume general revelation is valid.  […]

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Question:  I have read through some of your pages (as an athiest) and have found many of them to be full of backwards-talk and fluff. The main page I’d like to indicate is this (http://www.evidenceforchristianity.org/index.php?option=com_custom_content&task=view&id=5033&Itemid=32) That is – proof of god.  What is necessary to convince me that god probably exists is repeatable, scientific and […]

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Question:  I believe that God transcends time and by nature is timeless.  However, AFTER Creation, did God enter into time and is now time bound?  Many philosophers argue that God must be "in time" subsequent to creation if libertarian freedom is possible.  How can God interact relationally with us if not in time and everything to […]

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Question:  If God understands my humanity and sin nature better than I do, why does He still hold me accountable for what I cannot help doing? Answer:  This is a very good question.  This gets to the heart of the question.  Is God truly fair and is he truly just to judge us for our […]

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Question:  I am not a Christian and had no kind of guided religious upbringing, though I have admittedly felt drawn towards Christianity at times.  I never really thought about my origins or the reason for my being.  However, lately I have been nearly consumed by those "big questions."  The idea that the universe and our […]

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Question:  My question is about the relationship between brain and soul, and how damage to the brain can damage the soul. Say if I am a careful Christian who does everything the Bible asks of me and takes all its lessons to heart. But say if I have an accident that damages my brain and disrupts […]

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Question: Someone once said something like this "Even if someone tells me the truth, I will above it hold God’s truth". I can go online and search for the ark of the covenant, or Noah’s ark, and I can find all sorts of lies. I can go online or to libraries and find books talking […]

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  Scientific Materialism/Naturalism an article by John Oakes, PhD Apologetics and the Christian World View Part II Scientific Materialism/Naturalism In the previous essay we looked at why people ought to think carefully about their view of the world, and at the importance of forming and holding to a consistent world view.  We have considered a […]

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 christian_theology_outline and infoDr. John Oakes and Robert Carrillo will be teaching a class on Christian Theology on Saturdays starting 3/21 in San Diego from 9:00-10:30.  See attached information sheet.  The location will be the clubhouse at Portofino in Tierra Santa  (10690 Escobar Dr, San Diego 92124).  Recordings of the classes are also attached.      Christian Theology Outline    Power Point 2.46 Mb    […]

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Question: What is the point of, or the reason for, the difference between the premodern notion of “reason” and the modern notion? What are the pluses and minuses of each? 2.      How do you think reason is related to : (a)     authority (b)     love (c)     intuition: (d)     mysticism (e)     symbolism (f)     hope 3.      How .   […]

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Editor’s Note:  The article below is written by Zack Ashmore.  Zack is a high school student who is very interested in Christian Apologetics.  If you want to contact Zack, let me know.   The Implications of Evil on Our World             The problem of evil is, historically, the oldest attack against Christianity.  Sadly, it has […]

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 what_is_truth 576.00 KbNotes and Power Point for a lesson taught at San Diego State University 11/14/2008   What is Truth? Is Anything True Any more? John 18:37-38    Jesus:  "I came to testify to the truth.  Everyone on the side of truth listens to me." Pilate:  "What is truth?" Now that is a good question.  This […]

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The following is the notes by Dr. Robert Kurka from his class on the Christian worldview and that of other world religions at the 2008 International Apologetics Conference.    2008 International Apologetics Conference                                Dr. Robert C. Kurka                                                                                                      Chicago, IL                                                                    Prof., Theology and Church in Culture June 6-8, 2008                                                               Lincoln Christian Seminary                      […]

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Question: I have not seen Expelled, but based on rotten  tomatoes it is pretty read – I read your review though so I may wind up seeing it anyway.  One of my friends saw it and he liked it, agreeing with the movie that science shouldn’t assume natural causation for everything.  I strongly disagreed with […]

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Question:,Is this world real or maya? Will there be an end? Will there be any hereafter?,Answer,First of all, I deeply apologize for such a delayed response. I have gotten behind with the new semester.,The answer will depend on your world view. If you accept the Hindu or the Buddhist or the Jaina worldview, then you […]

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