Debate: Annihilationism – Chris Date vs. Joshua Whipps

Resolution: “The final punishment of the risen wicked will be annihilation, the permanent end to the conscious existence of the entire person.”

The debate took place June 16th, and lasted just over 3 hours.

Chris Date is the host of the Theopologetics podcast. Joshua is one of the contributors here at ChoosingHats. The debate was moderated by Dee Dee Warren, the hostess of the Preterist Podcast.

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Chris Date Receives Bad Advice

Chris Date (not to be confused with Chris Bolt!) is an annihilationist who will be debating Choosing Hats contributor RazorsKiss on the following resolution: “The final punishment of the risen wicked will be annihilation, the permanent end to the conscious existence of the entire person.”

See for example:

https://choosinghats.org/2012/04/debate-annihilationism-with-chris-date

https://choosinghats.org/2012/04/initial-thoughts-on-the-upcoming-debate

https://choosinghats.org/2012/04/against-heresies

When I came home tonight I saw a trackback to a post where Date quotes what is in his words some of the “best advice” he has received concerning the upcoming debate:

http://www.theopologetics.com/2012/04/10/some-of-the-best-advice-ive-received

I am not familiar with Date. I do not intend to be rude. However, Date …

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In Antithesis, Vol 2, No. 1

In this issue of In Antithesis:

THE NEW ATHEISM, FAST COMPANY, AND THE INTEGRITY OF DOUBT
Stephen Rodgers
GOD’S PROBLEM: REVIEW AND SOLUTION
Alan Rhology & Matthew C. Martellus
HOLLYWOOD, GENEVA, AND ATHENS – A REFORMED PHILOSOPHY OF FILM
Nathaniel Claiborne, B.S., Th.M.
BOOK REVIEW – A REASON FOR THE HOPE: ESSAYS IN APOLOGETICS BY MASSIMO LORENZINI
Chris Bolt, B.A., M.Div.

We hope you enjoy reading it, and are both exhorted and encouraged thereby.…

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In Antithesis, Vol 1, No. 1 is now here!

Included in this issue:

An Introduction, by Chris Bolt
The Doctrine of God in Reformed Apologetics, by Joshua Whipps
Problems with Classic Proofs for the Existence of God, by Chris Bolt
Autonomy is Hard Work: Human Autonomy as a Rejection of Christian Theism, by Ben Woodring
Exposition of Romans 1:16-2:16 – The Knowledge of God, by Joshua Whipps

We hope you enjoy reading it, and are both exhorted and encouraged thereby.

(A big thanks to Brian Knapp for his yeoman’s work in getting this issue out for you all!)…

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Point of Contact – Possibility

In this second installment of our newest podcast – Joshua Whipps, Sean Burkes, Justin McCurry and Nic Heath discuss possibility.

Note: The audio quality is not the best, unfortunately. We’re working on steps to rectify that.

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Hat Tricks – Episode 1

Hat Tricks is our new podcast, featuring brigand and RazorsKiss; focusing on instruction, definition, discussion, and identification of apologetic arguments and objections. Episode 1 is entitled “Bad Arguments”. It can be found here. Hat Tricks 1

Note: I realized that I messed up some of the audio mixing. The fixed audio is now linked. Thanks!

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Attributal Argument for God’s Ordination of Possibility

This argument is an attempted formalization of the discussion found in my recent post God is Sovereign over Possibility. It’s intent is to demonstrate that the “all possible worlds” framework that is very commonly used is incompatible with Christian doctrine and the Scriptural revelation of the nature of the Triune God. If you have any possible defeaters, please post them in the comment section. Thanks!…

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