Ratio Christi at SHSU – Fall 2016 Topics

  • A survey of Dr. William Lane Craig’s Defenders Class on Christian Doctrine
  • Answering genuine questions from non-Christian authors and debaters
  • Meeting Fridays at Noon in LSC 319 (<room change!) on the Sam Houston State University Campus. Bring your own lunch and feed your mind.
Date Topic
26-Aug “Why study Christian Doctrine in and apologetics club?”
Matthew 28 – the Great Commission
2-Sep “Did God really say…?”
Doctrine of Revelation (General, Special, Inspiration, Inerrancy, Canonicity)
9-Sep “The Heavens declare God’s glory!”
Natural Theology (Arguments for God’s Existence, in light of General Revelation)
16-Sep “Who created God?”, asked Dawkins
Doctrine of God (Self-existent, Omnipresent, Omniscient, Omnipotent, Holy)
23-Sep “Are Christians polytheistic?”
Doctrine of the Trinity (Biblical support, Historical Survey, Arianism and Nicaea)
30-Sep “Who do they say that I am?”, asked Jesus
Doctrine of Christ (Deity and Humanity, Incarnation, Atonement, and Salvation)
7-Oct “How can you be so SURE?”
Doctrine of the Holy Spirit (Inner testimony, Presence, and Baptism)
14-Oct “From nothing, nothing comes”
Doctrine of Creation (ex nihilo, Genesis, Time, Miracles, and Angelic Beings)
21-Oct “Is the church anti-science?”
Discussion on Creation and Evolution (Views on Genesis)
28-Oct “A man is a dog is a rat is a boy.”, PETA
This week is in LSC 308 – Doctrine of Man (Image of God, the Soul, the Fall)
4-Nov “Saved from WHAT?”
Doctrine of Salvation (Calvinism and Arminianism, Justification, Sanctification)
11-Nov “Why are they all hypocrites?”
Doctrine of the Church (Baptism, Lord’s Supper, and Sacraments)
15-Nov “I Don’t Have Enough Faith to be an Atheist”
TUESDAY at 6 PM in the LSC Theater with Dr. Frank Turek
18-Nov “Why does God not stop Evil?”
Doctrine of the Last Things (Views on John’s Revelation and the Second Coming)
25-Nov Thanksgiving Break
2-Dec “What have you learned? What would you like to pass on to others?”
Wrap Up and Social Time

If you miss a meeting, or if you are not associated with Sam Houston State University, you can find outlines, transcripts, and podcasts on every one of these topics on the Reasonable Faith web site – Defenders Class Podcasts Page.

This post was originally posted at Ratio Christi at SHSU’s blog page.