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Alan responds to the claim that faith is gullibility.
Alan Shlemon responds to the challenge that since human embryos can twin and then even recombine to form one, individual human life can't be determined until after this period.
Alan responds to the challenge of using the parable of the blind men and the elephant as an argument against Christian belief.
Does a woman's right to her own body trump the right to life of the unborn? This argument often expresses itself as the "violinist" argument. Alan responds to this week's challenge by explaining the problem with the "violinist" argument and its defense for abortion.
Different Muslims tell me different things about Islamic beliefs. How do I know which one of them is right?
A lot of people are skeptical about my talk titled, “Homosexuality: Truth and Compassion.” Many homosexuals scoff at the title. Many Christians are suspicious that compassion means compromise. But truth and compassion is about Christians balancing their convictions with a love towards homosexual men and women. It doesn’t mean compromise, although it might not be easy to practice either.
I spent half of this past July working in and around Cairo, Egypt. With the exception of a few days of rest and sightseeing (The Great Pyramid is truly “great”), my task was to equip Egyptian Christians in theology and apologetics. While in Cairo, I was able to rekindle friendships with many Egyptians I met last year while working in Beirut, Lebanon. I also gained insight into the unique challenges our brothers and sisters face in the Middle East.
How do you explain the illogic of religious pluralism?
"I'm a pro-life advocate on a Christian university. What is your advice to motivate those who claim to be pro-life but never do anything about their beliefs?"
While at Acton University last month, I met up with RJ Moeller, an advocate of "Mere Conservatism" and an