Apologetic Practice

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THE PRESUPPOSITIONAL APPROACH

Bahnsen’s Two Step Approach
Resolving the Debate: Preconditions of Intelligibility
The Presuppositional (transcendental) Method

TACTICS

Greg Koukl’s Tactics
The Columbo Tactic
Formal Suicide
Practical Suicide
Sibling Rivalry
Infanticide
Taking the Roof Off
Steamroller
Rhodes Scholar
Just the Facts, Ma’am
More Sweat, Less Blood

Consistency
Resolving the Debate: Consistency

Persuasion
The Priority of Persuasion 

Questions
Worldview Questions
Some Metaphysical Questions
Presuppositional Questioning: The Problem of Evil
Presuppositional Questioning: Evidence

 

Rationalism/Irrationalism
Scientific Naturalism’s Rational/Irrational Problem

FEATURES OF HUMAN EXPERIENCE & REALITY

Morality
Self-Ownership Morality
Cynicism, Stoicism, Neo-Platonism, Rationalism, Empiricism, Kantian Ethics
Rationalism, Intuitivism, Quasi-Deontologists
Relative Morality
Ethical Relativism and Refutation
Unjustified Morality
Terry and Andy on Morality

Induction/Uniformity of Nature
Induction and the Laws of Physics
The Problem of Induction
Uniformity of Nature
Will the Sun Rise Tomorrow? 

Causality
Application of the Law of Causality 

Laws of Nature

Laws of Logic
Nature of the Laws of Logic
Describe a One Ended Stick
Formal Logic
Limits of Logic
Laws of Logic Self-Attesting?
Logic Revealing God
Logic and Materialistic Evolution
The Laws of Logic are not Human Conventions
Laws of Logic Grounded in the Mind
Accounting for the Laws of Logic
Faulty Accounts for Laws of Logic
Frank and Dbo on Laws of Logic
Frank and Dave on Laws of Logic
Expected to be Logical
Logic as a Property of Universe
White and Barker on Logic

Beauty

Unity/Diversity
Anarchic Individualism and Collectivism
Quintessence of Ultimate Essence
Illustrations of the Problem of the One and the Many
The Puzzle of the One and the Many
The Triune God is the One and the Many
Unity and Diversity in God and Cosmos 
The Problem of the One and Many for Materialism and Ancient Philosophers
Science’s Failure to Account for the One and the Many

Personality
Reductionistic Impersonalism 

Universals/Particulars
The Problem of Universals for the Naturalist
How are Things Like One Another? 

Reason
Naturalism’s Reason to Trust Reason
Naturalism is Self-Refuting 

Senses

Truth
Truth is Relative

Personal Identity

Intentionality
Unintentional Intentionality 

Knowledge

Free-Will
The Problem of Free-Will for the Naturalist
Conditioned to Believe 
True Freedom

Mind/Body
Dr. Krauss’ Mind/Body Dilemma 

External World
Perception is Reality 

Science
Science Isn’t Neutral
Only Science Gives Reliable Truth

Human Dignity

Consciousness

Human Rights

Meaning of Life
What is the Meaning of Life? 

Possibility
Possible Worlds and Biblical Possibility 

WORLD RELIGIONS

Presuppositional Reasoning with False Faiths 

OBJECTIONS 

Common Objections to Presuppositional Apologetics
Fristianity Objection to the Transcendental Argument
Michael Butler on Frame’s Critique of the Transcendental Argument
Neutrality of the Transcendental Argument
Reliability of Senses and Reasoning for Justification of Scripture
A Response to Refuting Presuppositional Apologetics

OTHER

Accounting for Flowers

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