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Métodos de apologética y una defensa a favor de la apologética clásica

Por J. Brian Huffling En el 2004, comencé a cursar una maestría en Apologética Cristiana en el “Southern Evangelical Seminary”. Realmente no conocía mucho del tema, solo quería saber cómo defender la fe cristiana y tener una mejor justificación para mis propias creencias. Me di cuenta que tanto cristianos como no cristianos mantenían debates acerca […]

5 Steps Every Christian Should Take When Talking with Skeptics about Miracles

By Jeremy Linn When talking with skeptics about the resurrection of Jesus, it seems obvious to go straight to the historical evidence for the resurrection. But for many skeptics, there is an intellectual barrier that needs to be broken down before historical evidence can even be considered. The barrier is: A strong skepticism towards miracles. I […]

Respectfully Engaging with Hindus

By Mikel Del Rosario Let’s talk about respectfully engaging with Hindus. Why? More than a billion people around the world say they’re Hindus. That’s about 15 percent of the world. So if you haven’t met someone at least interested in some aspect of Hindu culture, you may soon. The more we engage with our neighbors, […]

Can We Be Good Without God?

By Ryan Leasure This past weekend, two mass-scaled shootings transpired on American soil. El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio experienced unspeakable carnage. Two men, fueled by hatred for mankind, slaughtered dozens of innocent people in cold blood. In response, people of all stripes spoke out against these atrocities. Men and women, democrat and republican, Christian […]

Los siete peligros de la apologética

Por Chris Du-Pond Soy apologista cristiano. Soy ingeniero de profesión. Mi naturaleza valora la razón, la lógica, la verdad y la objetividad. Sin embargo, aquellas personas que estamos inclinadas a la apologética somos susceptibles a caer en errores que nos pueden costar muy caros. Voy a ser muy honesto y, en alguna medida, abrir un […]

An Argument From Cancer

By Robby Hall Natasha Crain wrote a great article last year on what an apologist does when they believe they have cancer.  Little did I know at the time that 6 months later, I would get the news:  Stage 2 colon cancer. I’ve tossed back and forth about writing this, but I felt two points […]

Voltaire’s Prediction, Home, and the Bible Society: Truth or Myth? Further Evidence of Verification

By Daniel Merritt Editor’s Note: Previously, we ran an article that featured Dr. Merritt’s research into the story concerning Voltaire’s prediction that the Bible would not be read in a century and the use of his facilities as a Bible repository. After running the article, Dr. Merritt came across further evidence verifying this story. This […]

Yale computer science professor David Gelernter expresses doubts about Darwinism

By Wintery Knight How did life begin? I had to learn about David Gelernter when I was doing my Masters in computer science. We studied his book “Mirror Worlds”. A few weeks ago, I blogged about his impressions of the difficulty in forming a simple protein by chance – something that naturalistic mechanisms would have […]

Safeguarding Yours from the Modern Cult of Experts

By Terrell Clemmons [Although this essay was written at another time, Cross Examined considers its content to be current and relevant to share] Few years ago, Current Biology, a research journal published by Cell Press, carried an article titled, “The Negative Association between Religiousness and Children’s Altruism across the World.” The report, authored by seven […]

No, The Argument from Miracles Has Not Been Debunked (Pt. 2)

By Erik Manning Is the argument from miracles hopelessly fallacious? Stephen Woodford, AKA ‘Rationality Rules,’ believes so. In his popular YouTube video ‘The Argument From Miracles-Debunked’ Woodford says the argument from miracles commits four major fallacies. In my last post, I looked at Woodford’s first two objections saw that they didn’t really hold up under […]