Confident Pluralism: An Interview with Dr. John D. Inazu

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We live in a society with a plurality of views. This can be a good thing, but, as we’ve all been observing lately in the realm of politics, this is most certainly a challenging thing. How should we, Christians and non-Christians alike, navigate the turbulent waters of a pluralistic society? Andy and Terry are back this week to interview Dr. …

Science and the Mind of the Maker: An Interview with Melissa Cain Travis

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In relatively recent times, people both inside and outside the church have generally come to accept the view that science and faith are irreconcilable. Yet, those who do more digging into this view will find that this is not the case. Melissa Cain Travis, an assistant professor of apologetics at Houston Baptist University, has recently written a book to address …

“Don’t Tell Me What to Think”: Thoughts on the Indoctrination Hypothesis

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It seems intuitive that one born and raised in Saudi Arabia would likely be Muslim and one born and raised in India would likely be a Hindu, probably because an average child grows up being taught the religious views of the parents. Some call this indoctrination and would go so far as to say that, without indoctrination, religion would simply …

Does Religion Poison Everything?

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God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything, reads the title of the late Christopher Hitchens’ bestselling book. From greedy preachers to militant jihadists, it is not that difficult to come across stories of people doing terrible things in the name of religion, and many people resonate with the idea that religion poisons everything. Does religion really poison everything? In …

World Religions (TSOC), Scientology

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All religions make claims about the world. Is there a way to sift through them all? What is Scientology and what does it teach? Join Andy, Chris, and Steve in this week’s episode of Apologetics Canada Podcast. Scientology First Look at Leah Remini Exclusive: ‘Being Critical of Tom Cruise Is Being Critical of Scientology Itself’ on ABC News L. Ron …

The Nativity – God’s masterpiece

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As Christmas draws near, I have not had visions of “sugar plums” dancing in my head, but Raphael’s masterpiece, The School of Athens. This famous fresco of the world’s greatest philosophers of antiquity, the centerpiece of which is Plato and Aristotle, represents man’s raw intellectual and moral potential. Plato, holding his book Timaeus and confidently pointing heavenward represents the forms, …