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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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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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THE SIN OF DRUNKENNESS THE SIN OF DRUNKENNESS

Drinking alcohol and its relation to sin is often misunderstood. Some Christians believe that any drinking at all is sinful while others seem to think that no amount of drinking is sinful. Both extremes are false. Moral theology makes important distinctions that need to be kept in mind when determining the sinful nature regarding alcohol.

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Why The Disciples Did Not Lie About The Resurrection Of Jesus Why The Disciples Did Not Lie About The Resurrection Of Jesus

Sometimes you will hear teenagers and other unsophisticated skeptics of Christianity suggest that the disciples of Jesus lied about his resurrection from the dead. But this is not a good explanation for a number of reasons… This clip is taken from the Christ 101 course. Click the link below for more information. Click here to get the

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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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