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Diagnose before You Treat

Just as physical therapists can’t design a treatment plan for a patient unless they have a diagnosis, so we need to “diagnose” the reasons behind a person’s rejection of Christianity before we can respond.

Article | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | February 1, 2020

Having a Baby Didn’t Stop Her from Achieving Her Goals

Athlete Julia Webb is an example of someone who neither aborted her child to achieve her goals nor gave up what she loves because she had children.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | January 28, 2020

Golden Globe Awards Speech Defends Abortion

Abortion is often defended as necessary because of rape and the life of the mother, but it turns out these are two of the least common reasons why women have abortions in the United States.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | January 14, 2020

Is Abortion before Implantation Biblically Permissible?

If “the life of the creature is in the blood,” as it says in Leviticus 17:11, then does that mean killing the embryo before implantation should not be described as killing a human life?

Article | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | January 1, 2020

Why and How You Should Mark Up Your Books

Why and how should you mark up a book? Alan reflects on an article by Mortimer Adler, explaining three benefits you will receive when you interact with what you read.

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | December 17, 2019

Upgrade Your Tactics with Knowledge

The more you can learn about a person’s religion, the more likely you’ll be able to leverage that knowledge to ask informed and powerful questions. Here’s how Alan applies that principle to conversations with Muslims.

Article | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | December 1, 2019

Does Your Belief in Demons Affect How You Live?

What could demons do to thwart apologetic encounters? What should apologists be mindful of when sharing our convictions with others? Alan reflects on his interview with Tim Muehlhoff.

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | November 5, 2019

The Role of Hadith Literature in Islam

Alan explains hadith literature and its role as a source of authority in the lives of Muslims.

Video | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | November 4, 2019

The Role of Hadith Literature in Islam (Video)

Alan explains hadith literature and its role as a source of authority in the lives of Muslims.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | November 4, 2019

The Pro-Life View Is the Tolerant View

Even though the goal of pro-lifers is to take away a woman’s legal right to an abortion, the view isn’t intolerant and discriminatory. In fact, it’s the opposite. Here’s why.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | October 8, 2019