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The contemporary debate over apologetic methodology, however unpleasant, can be a vital and healthy exercise for it is crucial to have a biblically based and carefully honed apologetic methodology in place before confronting the learned paganism of our age. When this is the goal of an evidentialist-presuppositionalist-classical apologetics debate, it ought to be greatly encouraged. […]

Kim Riddlebarger
Monday, March 2nd 1998

"On the third day he rose from the dead." Etched in my memory from childhood are those lines from a familiar Easter hymn in evangelical circles, "He Lives": "You ask me how I know he lives? He lives within my heart." In spite of the warmth that such sentiment offers, it hardly fits the bill […]

Michael S. Horton
Thursday, August 2nd 2007

The problem with Christians is that they insist they have the only way to salvation. Sometimes they talk about being "born again." Sometimes they tell you to "believe in Jesus." It all boils down to the same thing: Christians think they worship the only true God. But how can Jesus be the only way? One […]

Philip Graham Ryken
Thursday, August 2nd 2007

In his regrettably overlooked book, The Gravedigger File, Os Guinness portrays the subversion of the North American church using a literary method similar to C. S. Lewis' Screwtape Letters. (1) In a series of memos a senior intelligence agent trains his successor in the spiritual warfare of undermining Christian impact. Each memo describes a successful […]

William Edgar
Thursday, August 2nd 2007

MR: Our objective in this conversation is to consider apologetics, which is essentially a defense of the faith as a courtroom attorney would present it. Scripture exhorts us to be ready to give an answer for the hope that we have to those who ask. Traditionally there have been three basic positions within mainstream evangelicalism-especially […]

Thursday, August 2nd 2007

We should begin by acknowledging that this review is not a typical review. Instead, it uses one book, A. N. Wilson's Paul: The Mind of the Apostle (New York: Norton, 1997), as a point of entry into an entire class of atheistic literature. Treating such literature as a class, especially in an issue of MR […]

Rick Ritchie
Thursday, August 2nd 2007

“Modern Reformation has championed confessional Reformation theology in an anti-confessional and anti-theological age.”

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