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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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Weird Theories To Get Around The Resurrection of Jesus Weird Theories To Get Around The Resurrection of Jesus

In order to avoid the Christian position on the resurrection of Jesus, skeptics will say the most bizarre things that take more faith to believe than the classic Christian position. Scott Hahn and Fr. Ron Tacelli comment on the clip from the Christ 101 program. This clip is taken from the Christ 101 course. Click

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Are The Gospel Stories Analogous To “Telephone”? Are The Gospel Stories Analogous To “Telephone”?

Remember the kids game of telephone? One kid would start with a word, tell the next kid, who would then tell the next kid, etc., and by the time the message passed through all of them, the end result was a completely distorted version of the original! Sometimes people who are skeptical of the reliability

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How Does Grace and Faith Cooperate With Miracles and Reason? How Does Grace and Faith Cooperate With Miracles and Reason?

Sometimes Christians worry that if one allows for reason to work in conjunction with faith, then there is no room for God’s grace to be operative in that act. This video clip shows how an act of faith can be both reasonable and yet made as a result of God’s grace, which remains primary in

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What Are The Historical Sources For Jesus? What Are The Historical Sources For Jesus?

Consider two things, first from the perspective of anyone who claims to be a Christian of some sort. Christianity is religion rooted in historical claims. There is no getting around it. A man names Jesus really lived, did certain things, taught certain things, died, rose from the dead, etc. If certain things like these did

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What Everybody Ought to Know About Jesus What Everybody Ought to Know About Jesus

A lot of people throughout history have made the grandiose claim that they “speak for God.” But as Christians, we reject these claims when they are made by say, Mohammad, yet we accept this very same claim when it is made by Jesus himself! So why should Jesus be any different? What makes Jesus’ claims

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