In loving memory of Dr. Greg L. Bahnsen [September 17, — December 11, ] Who was “always ready” to defend the faith, and always ready to meet his. Always Ready Bahnsen, Greg L. $$ Product Description. This book is a compilation of several of Dr. Bahnsen’s published works on Christian. Always Ready. (Directions for Defending the Faith). Dr. Greg L. Bahnsen Texarkana, AR: Covenant Media Foundation, pp., paperback, $

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Dec 31, Michelle rated it it was amazing. Considering the fact that Dr.

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Davitor November 5, Presupps allow people to understand allways evaluate their worldview that alwaye hostile to God instead of evaluate evidence for the existence God. The problem is that few actually encourage a truly biblical approach to defending the Christian faith. You can support our work here. What I said still stands even if it were for an different audience. I understand the book was not a completed work, so I can’t be too upset over the presentation.

Aug 08, Tim Renshaw rated it it was amazing Shelves: Furthermore, his system of presuppositional apologetics falls under one of the most common informal fallacies in all of argumentation.

I certainly recommend this excellent work on apologetics. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Bahnsen gives a great description of the deprived state of humanity – especially the mind. Now, does the laws of logic exist outside of the human mind? It’s dense, so I took my time processing it all. So there is nothing that I am doing that is against God’s will here.

More specifically, Bahnsen teaches a presuppositional approach to apologetics whose purpose is to leave unbelievers with the full sense that they are unarmed and have no defense before the infallible Word of God. Bouligny Bouligny rated it really liked it. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


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Many astute individuals will at this point make the baynsen, “That’s circular argumentation! Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Many young apologists will wind up in trouble armed with the munitions in this book. The Presuppositional apologetic approach is the only approach that makes sense of Proverbs For the modern man the roles are reversed.

Always Ready : Directions for Defending the Faith

I think a well-rounded apologist should be able to recognize when a seeker wants to hear about the facts for the resurrection of Christ and when they are unwilling to accept they have a bias. But as I expanded on previously in my remarks concerning John Frame’s book Apologetics to the Glory of God, “A circular argument is actually quite unavoidable when referring back to our ultimate authority.

He is the judge: Are you a Christian?

We need to follow in Paul’s footsteps and preach the truth of God’s Word, not man’s wisdom. If we are to be “always ready” for defending Christianity, it would have been nice to hear some ways in which we can point out poor thinking; Perhaps a more comprehensive expounding of the 2-step method of showing a fool his folly and then answering a fool in his folly. Paul writes, “See to it that no one takes you captive through philosophy and empty deception, according to the tradition of men, according to the elementary principles of the world, rather than according to Christ.

What is fascinating is how apologist can’t see this. To demonstrate the unreasonableness of anti-Christianity 2. We are to be humble, respectful, and above all Gospel-focused.

The “Free-will” defense is an extremely common philosophical rebuttal to those who would accuse God of being unloving, however where does Scripture ever make such a case? Return to Book Page.


Always Ready: Directions For Defending The Faith

Presuppositional apologetics is extremely Biblical. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.

Furthermore, there is not a strong case made for the truth of Christianity. Another method would have to be used.

Your comment reveals a belief in the existence of knowledge, which is certain by definition. Aug 13, Darren Anderson rated it it was amazing. That is certainly not a Biblical form of apologetic by any stretch of the imagination. Make sure you supplement this work, and don’t take everything Bahnsen says as the Gospel truth on the matter.

The Best Books rready It has also better instructed me on the importance of humbly, yet firmly defending His gospel and ”destroying speculations and So rsady ‘Always Ready’ has been as excellent as everyone has always promised me it would be. It baunsen from this starting point that Bahnsen attacks, and it is a marvel to behold as he uncovers layer after layer of epistemological fallacies that spring forth. The non-Christian thinks that his thinking process is normal.

They want to support a Christian end such as outlawing abortions, without making their arguments from Scripture verses Psalm When you tell someone they are a fool for using unregenera As someone who comes from a classical apologetics perspective this was a novel read pardon the pun.


Here he lays down the biblical method of dealing with the spiritually foolish in light of Proverbs Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Sye said “Indeed I do not decry evidence.