Explores the implications of biblical truth for a Christian philosophy of life. The study includes a survey of the development of Christian philosophy and contemporary trends. (2 hours*).
A study of the modern cult phenomenon, examining the history and distinctives of popular cults. (2 hours*; elective).
A study of the presuppositional method of apologetics as the proper Biblical strategy for defending the faith. Attention will be given to competing methodologies, including rationalism, empiricism (evidentialism) and irrationalism. (2 hours*).
An investigation into the use of evidences in apologetics. Issues of concern are the value of evidences, the historical reliability of the Bible and textual criticism. Attention will be given to the philosophical deficiencies of the theory of evolution. (2 hours.* Prerequisite: AP 211).
The application of the presuppositional method of apologetics. Readings will focus on specific challenges to the Christian faith. (2 hours*; elective. Prerequisite: AP 211).