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What Has Art to Do with Evangelism?

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 37, number 06 (2014). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ SYNOPSIS  If book and movie sales are any indication, an interest in […]

Caricatures of Reason and Its Users

A feature-length book review of The End of Apologetics: Christian Witness in a Postmodern Context by Myron B. Penner (Baker Academic, 2013) This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 37, number 05 (2014). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or […]

Searching for Truth and Transcendence: The Perennial Relevance of Plato

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 37, number 05 (2014). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ SYNOPSIS  Plato is arguably the greatest philosopher in history and has served […]

Building on a “Firm Foundation”: Theologically Informed Evangelism

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 37, number 05 (2014). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ SYNOPSIS  In order to present Jesus to people in a culture marked […]

Why the Followers of Jesus Recognized Him as Divine

A feature-length summary critique of How Jesus became God: The Exaltation of a Jewish Preacher from Galilee by B. D. Ehrman (HarperOne, 2014) This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 37, number 03 (2014). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information […]

The New Atheism Meets the New Spirituality: Buddhism through the Filter of Sam Harris

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 38, number 03 (2015). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ Spirituality for atheists! Is this not a contradiction in terms? Thirty years […]

Witnessing to the Messianic Fulfillment of the Day of Atonement

This article first appeared in the Effective Evangelism column of the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 38, number 03 (2015). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ Jesus informed the Pharisees that the Hebrew […]

An Unpersuasive Paradigm

a book review of The Paradigm: The Ancient Blueprint That Holds the Mystery of Our Times by Jonathan Cahn (Frontline, 2017) Jonathan Cahn is not shy about positioning himself as a modern-day prophetic voice. Within the last few years, he has authored two works — The Harbinger (Frontline, 2011) and The Mystery of the Shemitah […]

The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Anselm: In Defense of Greatest Being Theology

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 39, number 01 (2016). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ SYNOPSIS  The exalted conception of God as omnipotent, omniscient, and omnibenevolent has […]

Developing an Agile Apologetic

This article first appeared in the Effective Evangelism column of the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 39, number 02 (2016). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ Teaching Christian apologetics at Denver Seminary since […]

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