Four Domains of Christian Knowledge: Historical Apologetics

Philosophy and The Need for A Revelation In the previous section of this series, I discussed the first category of Christian Apologetics: Philosophical Apologetics, or Philosophy as applied to religious beliefs. Philosophical Apologetics can also be referred to as Natural Theology, and overlaps significantly with Philosophical Theology, which is more restricted in scope. While there… Continue reading Four Domains of Christian Knowledge: Historical Apologetics

“Celebrity Deconversions” & The Journey of Faith

In the last 12-24 months there has been a handful of what might be called “celebrity Christian deconversion stories.” These would include folks like Hillsong worship leader Marty Sampson, popular pastor and author Joshua Harris, and now the YouTube entertainer Rhett McLaughlin (who I only know as one of the two “Bentley Brothers” from Phil… Continue reading “Celebrity Deconversions” & The Journey of Faith

Early Creeds and Their Importance for Apologetics: Part III – Line 1 of the Nicene Creed

Continuing in this examination of the early Christian creeds, specifically the Nicene Creed, I open this post with a few comments by J.N.D. Kelly. Then, I will reproduce the first line of the Nicene Creed, and examine it with regard to how to think about its claims from the stance of Christian apologetics. First Kelly… Continue reading Early Creeds and Their Importance for Apologetics: Part III – Line 1 of the Nicene Creed

Jordan Peterson, Naturalism, and Jungian Interpretations of Christianity

Recently, I watched yet another video of Jordan Peterson. This time on Justin Brierly’s show, Unbelievable, on Premier Christian Radio. The series, called “The Big Conversations” pits various theists and atheists in dialogue on life’s most meaningful questions. Here again, however, Peterson is a sort of strange figure, in that it is hard to identify… Continue reading Jordan Peterson, Naturalism, and Jungian Interpretations of Christianity