ThoughtLetters filed under 1998

Crucial Answers from Great Minds: Walter Martin, Part 3 of a 3-part series

compiled by Daryl E. Witmer During this final quarter of 1998 the PROCLAMATION has been featuring excerpts from the teaching of three of the most highly revered definers and defenders of the Christian faith to have lived during the 20th century. This month’s answers by the late Dr. Walter Martin are drawn from his classic […]

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Crucial Answers from Great Minds: C. S. Lewis, Part 2 of a 3-part series

compiled by Daryl E. Witmer During this final quarter of 1998 the PROCLAMATION is featuring excerpts from the teaching of three of the most highly revered definers and defenders of the Christian faith to have lived during the 20th century. This month’s answers by the ever-popular C. S. Lewis, born 100 years ago this month, […]

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Crucial Answers from Great Minds: Francis A. Schaeffer, Part 1 of a 3-part series

compiled by Daryl E. Witmer During this final quarter of 1998 the PROCLAMATION is featuring excerpts from the teaching of three of the most highly revered definers and defenders of the Christian faith to have lived during the 20th century. This month’s answers by the late Dr. Francis A. Schaeffer are all sourced in Dr. […]

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On Tolerance & Ethical Relativism

Another AIIA Quote Forum – compiled by Daryl E. Witmer, AIIA Executive Director “When I asked my daughter Katie (15 years old): ‘What is one of the names you fear being called at school?’ she replied, ‘Intolerant!’” -Josh McDowell, Tolerating the Intolerable, Josh McDowell Ministry, a ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ International “Jesus was […]

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Assumptions & Presumptions in the Search for Truth

by Daryl E. Witmer, AIIA Executive Director What follows are actual excerpts from an e-mail exchange that I shared with Nelson (name changed to assure anonymity) late last Fall. I have known Nelson personally for many years. We have had numerous conversations about matters of faith. I have responded to many, many of his questions. […]

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AIIA’s Thoughtletter Index: 1991-1998

This month, instead of our regular feature, we are publishing a comprehensive index of every issue of the Proclamation printed since our inaugural edition in April of 1991. Original copies of most issues, including The Maine Witmer Family Report, are still available, but if not we will supply you with a reprint. You may place […]

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Answering Five Common Arguments Against Biblical Creationism

by Dennis E. Wert, Chairman, Creation Science Fellowship The following piece represents an edited version of a two-part article appearing in the January and February 1998 issues of Origins Insights, a monthly publication of the Creation Science Fellowship (CSF). In that article Mr. Wert responds to 12 common arguments that he has encountered in various […]

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The Great Creation-Evolution, Science-Faith, Debate Revisited, Part 2

Two years ago this Spring-at 7pm on the evening of April 20, 1996-nearly 2000 people made their way into the Alfond Arena at the University of Maine (Orono), to witness a live, unrehearsed Creation-Evolution debate co-sponsored by AIIA and Campus Crusade (Orono). Dr. John G. T. Anderson represented the evolutionist point of view, and Dr. […]

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The Great Creation-Evolution, Science-Faith, Debate Revisited, Part I

Two years ago this Spring-at 7pm on the evening of April 20, 1996-nearly 2000 people made their way into the Alfond Arena at the University of Maine (Orono), to witness a live, unrehearsed Creation-Evolution debate, sponsored by AIIA. Dr. John G. T. Anderson represented the evolutionist point of view, and Dr. Gary E. Parker presented […]

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Evidence for the Existence of God, Part 2

Again this month we are responding to what is perhaps the most basic and important question that any individual could ever ask: “How do I know that God exists?” In this part of our two-part series we present two more of the four classic arguments for the existence of God-that is, whether, not who or […]

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Evidence for the Existence of God, Part I

This month and next we respond to what is perhaps the most basic and important question that any human being could ever ask: “How do I know that God exists?” In each part of this two-part series we present two of the four classic arguments for the existence of God – that is, whether God […]

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