ThoughtLetters filed under 2006

Unconventionally Supernatural

by Daryl E. Witmer Volume 17, No. 3 December, 2006 Download PDF

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On Sikhism

by Daryl E. Witmer Volume 17, No. 2 November, 2006 Download PDF

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Six Leading Archaeological Myths

by Dr. Bryant G. Wood Volume 17, No. 1 October, 2006 Download PDF

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Apologetics Potpourri

by Daryl E. Witmer Every human has an intellect that is intended to be fully, constructively used. To disengage the mind can actually prove disastrous. Adolf Hitler once said “What luck for the rulers that men do not think.” In terms of the particular worldview which we individually hold, R. C. Sproul has stated: “The […]

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Why Is Christian Doctrine Exclusivist?

by Daryl E. Witmer Perhaps the simplest answer to the question above is: “Because Christian doctrine is true, and all truth is exclusivist.” If something is true, then it’s opposite must be ‘excluded” as false. Another answer: “For the same reason that all religions either directly or implicitly hold that their teaching and position is […]

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When was Jesus First Recognized as God?

by Daryl E. Witmer SKEPTIC: Isn’t it possible that the whole idea of Jesus being anything more than an extraordinary human and spiritual leader was an evolved product of some earlier exaggerated reports about him? Why couldn’t the belief that Jesus is God be the result of a legend that was sourced in his own […]

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When Does the Bible Speak Culturally?

by Dr. Tom Woodward Tom Woodward, Ph.D., University of Florida, is a college professor, founder and director of the C.S. Lewis Society (see apologetics.org), and has been an AIIA Resource Associate for Bible & Theology since 2002. Dr. Woodward lives with his wife in Tampa Bay FL. His book, Doubts About Darwin, won the Christianity […]

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Sinful by Nature?

by Daryl E. Witmer Is humanity intrinsically good, or is humanity by nature in deficit to a holy God as the result of a great moral Fall in early human history? NEW AGE VOICES SAY… “Your essential nature is goodness. There is no need for you to ever feel guilt, or to pay attention to […]

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How Many Donkeys? How Many Angels?

by Daryl E. Witmer Critics of the Bible often allege that Scripture contains internal contradictions. Over the years we have responded to many of those allegations in this paper. This month we tackle two more, both of which relate to Holy Week events. ALLEGED CONTRADICTION NUMBER OF DONKEYS DIFFERS The Bible contradicts itself about how […]

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Is ‘Intelligent Design’ Really Scientific?

by Dr. Wayne Frair Wayne Frair, Ph.D., is past president of the Creation Research Society, professor emeritus in biology at The King’s College, the author of more than 50 research papers, co-author of A Case for Creation, and an AIIA Resource Associate since 2000. The modern Intelligent Design (ID) movement is held to have had […]

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Questions Kids Ask About Natural Disasters

by Daryl E. Witmer Why did God make the world so dangerous? Look at all the bad storms and stuff. Why do you think that God made the world dangerous? Just because it’s that way today doesn’t mean that it was that way when He first made it. The Bible says that after God created […]

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How True Is the Bible?

by Daryl E. Witmer The Bible is entirely true. But wasn’t the Bible written by men? So – inasmuch as no man is perfect, how can the Bible be perfect? The men who wrote the Bible were inspired and uniquely guided by the Holy Spirit of God in all of the details of their writing. […]

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