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Briefly Noted: William Lane Craig & The New Theists

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Of all the things I expected to encounter this morning when I woke up, an appreciative essay about William Lane Craig published in The Chronicle Review was not one of them.[1] And yet, this is what I found when I read Nathan Schneider’s “The New Theist,” in which he argues … Read More »

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Briefly Noted: Mark Bauerlein’s Journey Away from Atheism

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In his recent First Things article, Mark Bauerlein (professor of English at Emory University) describes his journey into atheism and then out of it into Catholicism.[1] His article ironically exposes the thin intellectual and existential ground on which his atheism was built. As I see it, his testimony makes the … Read More »

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William Lane Craig v. Dr. Lawrence Krauss: Is There Evidence for God?

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We at Between the Times would like to inform you that Campus Crusade for Christ at North Carolina State University will be hosting a large formal debate next week on March 30th. Dr. William Lane Craig and Dr. Lawrence Krauss will debate the topic is “Is There Evidence for God?” … Read More »

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Augustine for the 21st Century (4): What Were Augustine’s Starting Points and How are They Relevant for Today?

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Augustine teaches us to use Christian doctrine as a lever to unseat false prophets such as Peter Singer, Richard Dawkins, or Christopher Hitchens. Augustine defended Christianity from one basic starting point: the biblical narrative is true and it alone explains the world within (existential viability) and the world without (empirical … Read More »

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Augustine for the 21st Century (3): What Can We Learn from Augustine’s Apologetic Strategy?

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Augustine teaches 21st century evangelicals how to defend the faith in their respective contexts. Among the many lessons we may learn from him, one is central: We as Christians must “out-narrate the narrators.” In the face of the narratives emerging from naturalist, pantheist, and Muslim worldviews, we must communicate the … Read More »

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A Theologically-Driven Missiology (Pt. 6: Man)

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A Theologically-Driven Missiology (Pt. 6: Man) Note: This series of posts deals with the relationship between doctrine and practice in general, and between theology and missiology in particular. It argues that sound theology should provide the starting point, trajectory, and parameters for missiological practice. It seeks a “theologically-driven” missiology both … Read More »

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