Biblical Apologetics

Biblical Apologetics

Introduction to Apologetics

Introduction to Apologetics, continuation

The Meaning and Purposes of Apologetics

The Christian View of Knowledge

Part I: Defending the Validity of Christianity

Lesson 1: An Accurate Gospel Presentation

Lesson 2: The Reliability of the Bible

Lesson 3: The Resurrection of Christ

Lesson 4: The Deity of Christ

Lesson 5: The Trinity

Part II: The Weaknesses of Criticisms of Christianity

Lesson 6: Common Criticisms

Lesson 7: The Problem of Evil, Part 1 (Weak Solutions to the Problem)

Lesson 8: The Problem of Evil, Part 2 (Biblical Solutions to the Problem)

Lesson 9: Atheism and Agnosticism

Lesson 10: Pantheism and New-Age Mysticism

Lesson 11: Rationalism and Pragmatism

Lesson 12: Mormonism

Lesson 13: Jehovah’s Witnesses

Lesson 14: Islam [note to teacher: this lesson could easily take 2 class periods]

Appendix

A Primer on Presuppositional Apologetics

A Presuppositional Apologetic Applied to Islam’s Teaching Regarding God and Salvation

Is the Text of the Old Testament Reliable?

Is the Text of the New Testament Reliable?

The author recommends that students read the following book as we progress through the series:

Every Thought Captive by Richard Pratt (P&R, 1979)


Other resources for the production of this series:

Greg L. Bahnsen, Always Ready: Directions for Defending the Faith (Covenant Media Press, 1996)

Tim Davis’ Apologetics curriculum, Tri-Lakes Baptist Church, Brighton, MI.

John Frame, Apologetics for the Glory of God (P&R, 1994).

Norman Geisler, Christian Apologetics (Baker, 1976)

Rolland D. McCune, Biblical Apologetics Class Notes, Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary

Josh McDowell, Evidence that Demands a Verdict (Here’s Life, 1979)

Ronald H. Nash, World-Views in Conflict (Zondervan, 1994)

Can I Trust the Bible, Howard Vos, ed. (Moody, 1963).

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