Monday, August 09, 2010

Apologist Interview: Douglas Geivett

Today's interview is with Douglas Geivett. He is Professor of Philosophy of Religion and Ethics at Talbot School of Theology and Biola University. Doug's blog is here. He talks about his background and influences in philosophy and apologetics, his motivation in his field of study, his co-authored book In Defense of Miracles, arguing from miracles to God, the difference between background beliefs and background evidence, direct experience of miracles, assessing miracle claims from other religions, the role of a defense of miracles in one's apologetic, advice to Christian apologists, and more.

Full Interview MP3 Audio here. (51 min)

Doug Geivett's books include:
In Defense of Miracles: A Comprehensive Case for God’s Action in Human History, co-edited with Gary Habermas
Evil and the Evidence for God, with an Afterword by John Hick
Contemporary Perspectives on Religious Epistemology, co-edited with Brendan Sweetman
Faith, Film, and Philosophy: Big Ideas on the Big Screen, co-edited with James Spiegel
• Full book listing here.

Other resources by Doug Geivett:
“If God, Why Evil?” Presentation Slides
The Resurrection of Christ MP3 Audio
Problems of Evil MP3 Audio
Geivett's debate with John Shook
Faith, Film & Philosophy home page.



Davitor said...

Unless you're willing to accept that every miracles that has been recorded in the bible has occurred and will occur in their literal sense, you will always be tackled by your own doubts.

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