Class taught by Dr. John Oakes at the Mission Center of Hope, San Diego Feb 26, March 5, 2011. Notes: Answering the Hard Questions Power Point: Answering the Hard Questions 13.69 Mb Topics include the Trinity, Foreknowledge vs Predestination, The Question of Evil, The Problem of Pain, Violence, Slavery and other difficult questions from the OT and The Problem of Hell and Judgment.
Christian Apologetics: Answering the Hard Questions
The hardest questions for the Christian to answer, generally, are not about evidence, per se, but are about theological difficulties. The purpose of this class is to discuss reasonable responses to such questions.
This is class #9 in our ten class series on Christian Apologetics, leading to a Certificate in Christian Apologetics. The cost of the class is $40. The class will be at the Mission Center of Hope 6162 Mission Gorge Rd. Suite A San Diego, CA.
Schedule: 8:30-3:00 both Saturdays.
I. The Trinity
II. The Question of Evil
III. The Problem of Suffering
IV. The Problem of Violence in the Old Testament
V. The Bible and Slavery
VI. The Question of Justice and the Problem of Hell.
Required Reading: 1.The Problem of Suffering by C. S. Lewis. Harper One.
2. The Problem of Pain and Suffering: An Essay by John Oakes, available at http://www.evidenceforchristianity.org/administrator/index2.php?option=com_custom_content§ionid=0&task=edit&hidemainmenu=1&id=5309
Extra Credit Reading
1. “Life in the Son” Robert Shank Bethany House Publishers.
2. “Troubling Questions for Calvinists” F. Lagard Smith Cotswold Publishing.
Other extra credit reading will be accepted upon request.
To register or for more information, contact Jan Oakes at firstname.lastname@example.org or 858-505-8841.
Cost : $40 ($20 if you can only make one day)
Location: Mission Center of HOPE 6162 Mission Gorge Rd. Suite A San Diego, CA.