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The Burden of Proof and the Presumption of Atheism

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The Burden of Proof and the Presumption of Atheism

Which of the following alternatives is most reasonable: In the absence of evidence for God’s existence, it is still more reasonable to hold that God exists (theism). In the absence of evidence for God’s existence, it is more reasonable to conclude that God does not exist (atheism). In the absence of evidence for God’s existence,

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Craig Evans On The Historicity of the Gospels Craig Evans On The Historicity of the Gospels

Craig Evans on the historicity of the Gospels. This is another sneak peek from Christ 101: Interested in learning more about how to defend the Christian faith? Click here to get the Christ 101: Evidence for Christianity course. Click here to get the free ebook “How To Answer A Jesus Critic.”

Scott Hahn on the Importance of Apologetics Scott Hahn on the Importance of Apologetics

From the Christ 101 program, Bill O’Reilly is an example of one who needs to brush up on his apologetic skills, while Scott Hahn talks about the importance of it. Interested in learning more about how to defend the Christian faith? Click here to get the Christ 101: Evidence for Christianity course. Click here to get

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Nihil Est Sine Ratione Nihil Est Sine Ratione

Nihil Est Sine Ratione: A Defense of the Principle of Sufficient Reason (Chapter 1) - Leibniz once said that without the principle of sufficient reason, very little in philosophy and science could be demonstrated. In a similar vein, the contemporary Thomistic philosopher, Norris Clarke, has called the principle of sufficient reason the dynamic principle of metaphysics, since it is

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FIGHT CHURCH: THE MORALITY OF MMA FIGHT CHURCH: THE MORALITY OF MMA

Is mixed martial arts competition sinful? The recently released movie “Fight Church” discusses the morality of MMA in regards to Christianity. Now I appear in this film, however I am not happy with how my parts were edited. Although the film crew interviewed me for about 4 hours, the end result in the movie was

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WHY BIBLE STUDY AND CATECHISM ARE NOT ENOUGH WHY BIBLE STUDY AND CATECHISM ARE NOT ENOUGH

Many Christian parents, if they do anything at all for the religious formation of their kids, teach them things like Bible study and Catechism. These are good things to be sure, but unfortunately in today’s world these things are not enough. Click the play button below to listen. (And don’t forget to subscribe to our

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Why The “New Atheists” Are Not So “Bright” After All Why The “New Atheists” Are Not So “Bright” After All

The typical “New Atheist” tack is to ridicule religious belief while touting their own intellectual superiority. However this is just unsubstantiated boasting. Not only are there numerous contemporary philosophers and scientists who strongly disagree with their views, but the arguments offered by people like Dawkins and Hitchens are very poor. Willliam Lane Craig does a great job of

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THE RESURRECTION OF JESUS AS THE BEST EXPLANATION

Christ 101 course contributors Peter Kreeft, Scott Hahn, Craig Evans, Michael Licona and Fr. Ronald Tacelli discuss the resurrection of Jesus as the best explanation for the set of historical facts about Jesus. This clip is from the Christ 101 series. For more information, click the link below. This clip is taken from the Christ

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THE PROBLEM WITH YOUR CHURCH THE PROBLEM WITH YOUR CHURCH

In all likelihood there is a problem with your church. This problem is not confined to any particular denomination. It is a problem that infects most Catholic parishes and protestant communities, but it is not commonly recognized, even by the well-intending faithful. Click the play button below to listen. (And don’t forget to subscribe to our podcast on

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