= How “apologia” came to be
= Things you should know about apologetics
     + Types of apologetics
     + Why should we do...
= How “apologia” came to be
    + Science from a Christian
              worldview/apologetics
= How “apologia” came to be
    + Science from a Christian
              worldview/apologetics
    + Continuing “Apologia”
= How “apologia” came to be
    + Science from a Christian
              worldview/apologetics
    + Continuing “Apologia”...
= How “apologia” came to be
= Things you should know about apologetics
  + not an apology, but “reasoned defense”
Apologet...
= How “apologia” came to be
= Things you should know about apologetics
  + summary:
     - lawyer, legal defense
     - 9 ...
= How “apologia” came to be
= Things you should know about apologetics
 + Four Types of apologetics
    1. Evidential
    ...
= How “apologia” came to be
= Things you should know about apologetics
 + Four Types of apologetics
    1. Evidential
    ...
= How “apologia” came to be
= Things you should know about apologetics
 + Four Types of apologetics
    1. Evidential
    ...
4. Classical Apologetics
  - provide well-reasoned answers to persons
who ask about or object to Christianity:
      1. es...
4. Classical Apologetics
  - provide well-reasoned answers to persons
who ask about or object to Christianity:
      1. es...
4. Classical Apologetics
  - provide well-reasoned answers to persons
who ask about or object to Christianity:
      1. es...
4. Classical Apologetics
  - provide well-reasoned answers to persons
who ask about or object to Christianity:
      1. es...
4. Classical Apologetics
  - provide well-reasoned answers to persons
who ask about or object to Christianity:
      1. es...
= How “apologia” came to be
= Things you should know about apologetics
     + Types of apologetics
     + Why should we do...
Why are we doing Apologetics?


            Because
      Reason demands it
            and the
     Bible commands it . ....
Reason Demands It

      “The unexamined life
      is not worth living.”
                    Socrates

      We say:
    ...
The Bible Commands It


 Apologetics:
Worshiping God
with our minds!


  The First & Greatest Commandment:
Love the Lord ....
We are Commanded to
Defend the Christian faith
We are Commanded to Refute
   False Ideas About God
We are Commanded to
Discern True from False
       Prophets
Jesus Corrected Error
He Rejected False Teachings
Paul Rebuked Those in Error
Paul Reasoned With People
Paul Refuted Those who
  Opposed the Truth
Paul Defended the Gospel
Jude Urged that We
Contend for the Faith
= How “apologia” came to be
= Things you should know about apologetics
     + Types of apologetics
     + Why should we do...
What is Apologetics?
1. 1 Peter 3:15 – apologia - defense
2. Isaiah 1:18 - reason together
3. The short answer: That branc...
= How “apologia” came to be
= Things you should know about apologetics
      + Types of apologetics
      + Why should we ...
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  • I came to faith in Christ as a result of apologetics, so it has always been important to me. Since science is an integral part of apologetics, it only seemed reasonable to name the company \"Apologia,\" as learning science from a Christian world view helps students defend their faith.
  • I came to faith in Christ as a result of apologetics, so it has always been important to me. Since science is an integral part of apologetics, it only seemed reasonable to name the company \"Apologia,\" as learning science from a Christian world view helps students defend their faith.
  • I came to faith in Christ as a result of apologetics, so it has always been important to me. Since science is an integral part of apologetics, it only seemed reasonable to name the company \"Apologia,\" as learning science from a Christian world view helps students defend their faith.
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    1. 1. = How “apologia” came to be = Things you should know about apologetics + Types of apologetics + Why should we do apologetics? + Limits of apologetics + Goal of apologetics = The proper role of apologetics
    2. 2. = How “apologia” came to be + Science from a Christian worldview/apologetics
    3. 3. = How “apologia” came to be + Science from a Christian worldview/apologetics + Continuing “Apologia”
    4. 4. = How “apologia” came to be + Science from a Christian worldview/apologetics + Continuing “Apologia” + Apologetics: Why me?
    5. 5. = How “apologia” came to be = Things you should know about apologetics + not an apology, but “reasoned defense” Apologetics is the branch of Christian theology that attempts to give answers to people who ask questions about or object to Christianity. 1 Peter 3:15:
    6. 6. = How “apologia” came to be = Things you should know about apologetics + summary: - lawyer, legal defense - 9 times in NT - Plato, etc. - Positive/Negative
    7. 7. = How “apologia” came to be = Things you should know about apologetics + Four Types of apologetics 1. Evidential - mss - archaeological - scientific truths
    8. 8. = How “apologia” came to be = Things you should know about apologetics + Four Types of apologetics 1. Evidential 2. Historical - Seutonius, Tacitus, Josephus - historical accuracy of text
    9. 9. = How “apologia” came to be = Things you should know about apologetics + Four Types of apologetics 1. Evidential 2. Historical 3. Presuppositional - truth of Christianity assumed - “proofs” unnecessary: simply state the truthfulness of Christianity and show the weaknesses of other worldviews.
    10. 10. 4. Classical Apologetics - provide well-reasoned answers to persons who ask about or object to Christianity: 1. establish the reality of absolute truth
    11. 11. 4. Classical Apologetics - provide well-reasoned answers to persons who ask about or object to Christianity: 1. establish the reality of absolute truth 2. evidence of existence of God
    12. 12. 4. Classical Apologetics - provide well-reasoned answers to persons who ask about or object to Christianity: 1. establish the reality of absolute truth 2. evidence of existence of God 3. miracles are possible
    13. 13. 4. Classical Apologetics - provide well-reasoned answers to persons who ask about or object to Christianity: 1. establish the reality of absolute truth 2. evidence of existence of God 3. miracles are possible 4. historical evidence supporting deity of Christ: - sinless & miraculous life - fulfillment of prophecy - resurrection
    14. 14. 4. Classical Apologetics - provide well-reasoned answers to persons who ask about or object to Christianity: 1. establish the reality of absolute truth 2. evidence of existence of God 3. miracles are possible 4. historical evidence supporting deity of Christ: - sinless & miraculous life - fulfillment of prophecy - resurrection 5. Superiority of the Christian worldview
    15. 15. = How “apologia” came to be = Things you should know about apologetics + Types of apologetics + Why should we do apologetics?
    16. 16. Why are we doing Apologetics? Because Reason demands it and the Bible commands it . . .
    17. 17. Reason Demands It “The unexamined life is not worth living.” Socrates We say: “The unexamined faith is not worth believing.”
    18. 18. The Bible Commands It Apologetics: Worshiping God with our minds! The First & Greatest Commandment: Love the Lord . . . with all your mind (Matt. 22:37).
    19. 19. We are Commanded to Defend the Christian faith
    20. 20. We are Commanded to Refute False Ideas About God
    21. 21. We are Commanded to Discern True from False Prophets
    22. 22. Jesus Corrected Error
    23. 23. He Rejected False Teachings
    24. 24. Paul Rebuked Those in Error
    25. 25. Paul Reasoned With People
    26. 26. Paul Refuted Those who Opposed the Truth
    27. 27. Paul Defended the Gospel
    28. 28. Jude Urged that We Contend for the Faith
    29. 29. = How “apologia” came to be = Things you should know about apologetics + Types of apologetics + Why should we do apologetics? + Limits of apologetics + Goal of apologetics = The proper role of apologetics
    30. 30. What is Apologetics? 1. 1 Peter 3:15 – apologia - defense 2. Isaiah 1:18 - reason together 3. The short answer: That branch of Christian theology which has as its aim the reasoned advocacy of the Christian faith. It includes both positive arguments for the truth of Christianity and rebuttals of criticisms leveled at it.
    31. 31. = How “apologia” came to be = Things you should know about apologetics + Types of apologetics + Why should we do apologetics? + Limits of apologetics FAITH „THAT‟ GOD EXISTS FAITH „IN‟ GOD -Is an area of apologetics -Is an area of evangelism -Addresses the mind -Addresses the will -Uses reasons and evidence -Requires the

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