William Lane Craig, Evidentialism, & Inerrancy

William Lane Craig answers the question of whether there were guards at Christ’s tomb in an appalling (to any Bible believer) manner:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=b8UMb7NlxkU

TurretinFan’s rebuttal to Craig’s answer:

Rebuttal to Craig’s Denial of the Historicity of the Guard Account

It is disappointing, though unsurprising, to see that when one has abandoned a presuppositional commitment to the truth of Scripture, and to the God of the Bible, that one unavoidably falls further and further into the trap of editing the Gospel to make it more palatable to the ears of unbelievers.

We pray that Craig will turn from his sinful tampering …

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How to Excel at Hypocrisy

So, you’re a popular web comic artist who has decided to make the foray into criticizing religion, you should be proud, not many Internet comics make it this far.

Oh, those silly religionists, always telling other people how they should live.

Aren’t they silly?

Now what? Well, obviously, The only real solution is to tell those silly religionists what is wrong with the way they live, and instead to provide advice on how you think they should live. Sounds good.

Makes perfect sense.

Sure, it might be cute for you to criticize those silly religionists for the way they …

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The Transcendental Argument Against Dispensationalism: What is Dispensationalism?

As I mentioned in my first post in this series, I am not planning to make a historical argument against Dispensationalism. So, this post is not meant to be an outline of the historical development of Dispensationalism as much as it is meant to be an explanation of the core tenets of the system. What must one believe to be considered a Dispensationalist?

There are a few streams of Dispensationalism that exist, each with their own spin on the hermeneutic:

  1. Classical Dispensationalism
  2. Progressive Dispensationalism
  3. Hyper Dispensationalism

In this series, my goal is mainly to address the hermeneutic, interpretations and views …

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"You have deceived me!" – An Examination of Jeremiah 20:7

In using presuppositional argumentation an objection in the form of a question is often raised by unbelievers to the effect of, “How do you know your God is not lying to you?” They will usually refer to the passage in Jeremiah where the prophet writes:

O LORD, you have deceived me, and I was deceived; you are stronger than I, and you have prevailed. I have become a laughingstock all the day; everyone mocks me.

This is an interesting passage, and it presents an apparent problem for the presuppositionalist. However, as we look at the passage, we find that rather …

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A Reason for the Hope: Essays in Apologetics by Massimo Lorenzini

Some may know that my understanding of presuppositional apologetics initially came from Massimo Lorenzini through his website http://www.frontlinemin.org/. I am happy to announce that Massimo has written a new book that serves as an introduction to apologetics:

A Reason for the Hope: Essays in Apologetics by Massimo Lorenzini

You may purchase his new book here.

Thanks Massimo!…

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Dr. James R. White Begins Work On "What Every Christian Needs to Know about the Qur'an"

Dr. James R. White has “officially” announced that he will be working on two books in 2011. He writes, “What Every Christian Needs to Know about the Qur’an will be my contribution to the effort to educate, motivate, and edify the Body of Christ in the area of Islamic evangelism and apologetics.” Keeping in mind the current popularity of Islam it is my opinion that these books will be some of the most significant contributions to Christian apologetics of this century. Dr. White uses his apologetic both on the street and in public debate with the result that …

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SBTS Panel Discussion On Amusing Ourselves To Death

Years ago a friend gave me his copy of a book he had to read as a part of a class he was taking as a student at Liberty University. The book was Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman. Little did I know when he handed me a book being used at LU that it would have the impact on me that it did. The book has found a place in my “Top Ten” and I highly recommend it to you.

Imagine my excitement when I learned that there was going to be a panel discussion at SBTS regarding …

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Choosing Hats Summer Reading List

While I am not very well read I am often asked about books I would recommend. Below is a list of introductory level books which are not too difficult to read and go by pretty quickly even if you are a slow reader like I am. The prices are reasonable as well, but make sure to look on more than just Amazon.

Biblical Theology

According to Plan by Graeme Goldsworthy

Goldsworthy does an excellent job of introducing a massive subject which is far too often neglected.

Systematic Theology

Charles Hodge Systematic Theology by Charles Hodge

The regular price on this

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