Tag Archives: Apologetics

Are Theists the Only People Who Have the “Burden of Proof”? (Cold Case Christianity Broadcast #83)

In this episode of the Cold-Case Christianity Broadcast, J. Warner discusses a common claim of atheists: Theists are the only people who have a “burden of proof”. According to many non-believers, theists who believe in the existence of an invisible God hold the singular responsibility for defending what they believe. …

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Does the Temple Prediction Invalidate the Early Dating of the Gospels?

While the absence of any description of the temple’s destruction can reasonably be interpreted as a piece of circumstantial evidence supporting the early dating of the New Testament accounts, skeptics sometimes use this fact to make just the opposite case. Many have proposed that Jesus’s prediction related to the destruction …

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What the Mortis Triad Tells Us About the Death of Jesus (Video)

In this brief excerpt from J. Warner Wallace’s talk on the Resurrection of Jesus, J. Warner discusses the “Mortis Triad” and the evidence surrounding the death of Jesus on the cross. Did Jesus really die, or was he just unconscious? Did he resurrect or was he simply resuscitated? For more …

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Is It Reasonable to Believe in Minds Even If We Can’t Explain How They Interact with Brains?

As a Christian theist, I am a “dualist”; I identify the brain and mind (as well as the body and soul) as two distinct entities and realities. Dualism describes mind and matter as two separate categories of being; neither can be reduced to the other in any way. If nonmaterial …

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Why Is God So Hidden? (Cold Case Christianity Broadcast #82)

In this episode of the Cold-Case Christianity Broadcast, J. Warner discusses a common objection to God’s existence: If God exists, why doesn’t He make His existence more obvious? Why are there times when God seems completely absent? J. Warner provides several good reasons why God might remain silent or elusive …

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