Tag: apologetics

Thinking Trinity with Van Till and Bosserman, part 3: Van Til’s Trinitarian Answers

The Trinity and the Vindication of Christian Paradox Well, readers, if you’ve made it this far, I thank you for your patience.  I also thank superfan Brett Chase, who provided me the book and provides, time and time again, encouragement to the Christian Humanist Radio Network that’s hard to match. In this final part of…

Thinking Trinity with Van Til and Bosserman, part 2: Van Til’s Big Trinitarian Questions

The Trinity and the Vindication of Christian Paradox For those who just tuned in, this series of blog posts is courtesy of listener Brett Chase, who heard me express my distaste for Reformed apologist Cornelius Van Til and wanted me to consider a recent book, B.A. Bosserman’s The Trinity and the Vindication of Christian Paradox:…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #143: Proofs for God

Nathan Gilmour hosts a conversation about the five “proofs of God” from the opening sections of Thomas Aquinas’s Summa Theologiae. Our discussion ranges over what a proof is for, whether the ontology in the proofs holds up post-Kant, whether reason and revelation can really be friends, and all sorts of groovy philosophical things. Our intro music…

A Primer on Religious Existentialism, Pt. 6: Apologetics

I grew up at the tail-end of the Evangelical Apologetics Explosion. Somewhat arbitrarily, I’m selecting as the apex of that movement the year 1999. (I use that date because of the publication of Josh McDowell’s New Evidence That Demands a Verdict, but that was also the year of Norman Geisler’s Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics and…