apologetics

The City Podcast: YA Book Reviews and Cultural Apologetics

by Timothy Motte on January 26, 2015

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Continuing our conversation from last week with HBU MA Apologetics grad student, Elizabeth Kendrex, we begin with suggestions of some YA literature you should not read and some that you should. Then we move into how book reviews and cultural apologetics go hand in hand.

Dr. Reynolds also shares the one factor he has consistently seen, in all his years of being an educator, that all great students have in common.

Featuring: Dr. John Mark Reynolds, Dr. Holly Ordway, Elizabeth Kendrex

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If you ever want an example of how to have a friendly discussion while strongly disagreeing, listen to this podcast.

Two Christian philosophers, Dr. Bruce Gordon and Dr. John Mark Reynolds, discuss the issue of whether Young Earth Creationism is a roadblock to faith or a viable theory of origins. They address both the literary interpretation of Genesis and the best scientific evidence we currently have.

You will learn a lot.

Featuring: Dr. John Mark Reynolds, Dr. Bruce Gordon

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The City Podcast: Not God’s Type

by Timothy Motte on November 17, 2014

Just because a book plug is shameless, that doesn’t mean it’s not true.

Our own podcaster, Dr. Holly Ordway, has written a book that we’re very enthusiastic about and this podcast explains why.

You can (and should) buy the book here. And when you make purchases through this link, HBU will receive a small portion of the profits.

Featuring: Dr. John Mark Reynolds, Dr. Holly Ordway

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The City Podcast: The Antidote for Pro-Life Weirdness

by Timothy Motte on September 22, 2014

Should all humans be treated equally? That question is probably pretty easy to answer.

Why? That’s a bit more difficult.

Josh Brahm is the founder of the Equal Rights Institute.

He wants to help pro-lifers be more persuasive and less weird when they communicate with pro-choice people.

So do we. Let’s talk.

Featuring: Josh Brahm, Dr. John Mark Reynolds, Cate MacDonald

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Email us at podcast@hbu.edu with your thoughts, questions, or suggestions for future episodes. Email Josh at aardvark@equalrightsinstitute.com.

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The City Podcast: Christianity on Trial

by Timothy Motte on August 18, 2014

We place a lot of faith in the judicial system’s ability to discover truth. We use it to determine everything from parental custody to bankruptcy of corporations to the death penalty. These are weighty matters.

Why would we not apply this tool that we trust to the claims of Christianity?

That is the subject of today’s podcast, featuring Mark Lanier, author of Christianity on Trial.

Featuring: Dr. David Capes, Mark Lanier

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The City Podcast: Transatlantic Pro-Life

by Timothy Motte on May 12, 2014

Eminent C.S. Lewis scholar, Dr. Michael Ward, is the faculty advisor for the Oxford Students for Life. Since he also teaches at HBU, this is an excellent opportunity to get some insight into the similarities and differences of the pro-life movements in England and the United States.

Also discussed is pro-life activity as cultural apologetics, and the good and bad aspects of the politicization of abortion.

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Featuring: Dr. Michael Ward, Dr. Holly Ordway

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You might also be interested in Dr. Michael Ward’s previous appearances on The City Podcast.