Apologetics - Christian Evidences
Book Lessons 1-3
- Quote Keyser's definition of Christian Evidence.
- According to Ramm, Christian evidences are especially concerned with?
- What is Christian apologetics?
- According to Pinnock, what is the aim of apologetics?
- What is the proposition of this course?
- How does the author define revelation?
- Define naturalism? What are some worldviews, with other names, that are in harmony with naturalism? What do they all deny?
- What must reason have before it can decide on the truth or falsity of a proposition?
- Can human reason prove the Christian religion to be true? (See Keyser, p. 7)
- Explain the difference between Rationality and Rationalism.
- Jenkins affirms that Jesus defended His teaching and conduct. Describe His defense when He was charged by the Pharisees of having cast out demons by the power of Beelzebub. (Mt. 12:24-37)
- Barth, Bultmann, and Tillich adopted the view that says “the Bible contains mistakes, but we can still believe it.” How did they justify this position?
- Name the two basic beliefs about man that were adopted following the Renaissance. How were these assumptions “shattered and widely abandoned” in the twentieth century? (p. 14)
- Postmodernism is characterized by . . . .? (p. 15)