What Are the Three Laws of Logic?

January 6, 2015By ARCGeneral Apologetics

By J. P. Moreland – There are three fundamental laws of logic. Suppose P is any indicative sentence, say, “It is raining.” The law of identity: P is P. The law of noncontradiction: P is not non-P. The law of the excluded middle: Either P or non-P. The law of identity says that if a … Read More

Liberation Theology the “Wright” Way

December 15, 2014By ARCGeneral Apologetics

By Clete Hux – With the presidential candidacy of Barack Obama, Liberation Theology has come to the forefront of public attention. This attention is mainly due to Obama’s outspoken pastor, Jeremiah Wright, of the Trinity United Church of Christ (UCOC) in Chicago, Illinois. The controversy caused by Wright raises questions that many people would like … Read More

The Apologetics of Thomas Aquinas

December 9, 2014By ARCGeneral Apologetics

By Norman L. Geisler – Thomas Aquinas was born near Aquino, Italy probably around 1224-5. He attended the University of Naples in 1239 where he encountered the writings of Aristotle which was to have a great impact on his thinking. Aquinas joined the Domincan Order of Preachers around 1243—in spite of the violent opposition of … Read More

Buying Into Scientology

December 3, 2014By ARCGeneral Apologetics

By Craig Branch Scientology is like a chameleon. It attempts to morph or change its profile according to the situation. It’s leaders (and subsequently its followers) are conditioned to believe that the end justifies the means. The end is “Scientology over the world.” There are various means. One category of those means is front organizations. … Read More

Checkers on a Chess Board

November 18, 2014By ARCGeneral Apologetics

By Brandon Robbins – Discussing the debate on the New Perspective of Paul (NPP). Every year my family gets together from across the country for the thanksgiving holidays. Many of my nieces and nephews gather in my father’s library to play a game on my father’s rather large chess table. If you are not a … Read More

What Bible Should I Read?

What Bible Should I Read?

November 17, 2014By ARCGeneral Apologetics

By Craig Branch and Jason Dollar – How do you know which translation to use in your reading and study of God’s Word? Go to a Christian bookstore and note how many different versions are displayed. Quite a few, right? One may reasonably ask how our Bibles can be inspired and inerrant when we have … Read More

Subdue the Earth? WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT

November 14, 2014By ARCCulture

By John C. Bergstrom – In the very first chapter of the Bible, God instructs the representatives of the human race, Adam and Eve, to “fill the earth and subdue it” (Gen. 1:28). Over the years this verse has caused much confusion and controversy inside and outside of Christianity. What does this instruction mean within … Read More

The Wiccan Worldview

The Wiccan Worldview

November 4, 2014By ARCComparative Religions

By Keith Gibson – What comes to mind when you hear the word “witch”? Perhaps an old hag bent over a pot mumbling something like “bubble, bubble, toil and trouble” or flying on a broomstick. Or you might conjure up images from any of the myriad of television shows and movies such as Charmed, Sabrina … Read More

How Does One Develop a Christian Mind?

November 4, 2014By ARCCulture

By J. P. Moreland – First, it is a mind that has formed the habit of being focused on God constantly throughout the day. It is a mind preoccupied with God and directed regularly towards Him in prayer and meditation (Ps 16:8; Is 26:3, Lk 18:1; Ro 12:12; 1Th 5:16-18). But how can one do … Read More

Can Something Be True For You and Not For Me?

October 29, 2014By ARCCommon Objections

By Paul Copan – It’s all relative. . . .That’s true for you, but not for me. . . .That’s just your reality. . . .Who are you to impose your values on others?” You’ve heard statements like these before. They fit with the relativist belief system, which says truth functions more like opinion or … Read More

Does Creation Reveal Gods Existence?

June 20, 2014By ARCCommon Objections

by Jim Edwards – The Bible claims there is a supernatural Creator God and that He can be known from His Creation. Apart from the Bible, scientific discovers from examining our physical universe confirms the existence of the supernatural. The Bible’s existence and revelation are consistent with the existence of a Creator. Considering all this, … Read More