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Apologetics — The Truth, The Whole Truth, And Nothing But The Truth

A paperback primer on the presuppositional method adapted from an oral presentation offered by Dr. Bahnsen during an informal debate with Dr. R.C. Sproul in 1977 at the Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Mississippi.

“This booklet offers a most concise, yet thorough-going presentation of Presuppositional Apologetics. Bahnsen’s rigorous exegesis, logical consistency and cogent style provide a superbly persuasive primer on defending the Christian faith in a Biblical manner. This resource will prove particularly valuable for those involved in ministry to an unbelieving culture.”

Brian De Jong, Pastor of Grace OPC (Sheboygan, WI)

“Never was it more important for the Christian church to retain a right biblical apologetic than at the present. The raging age of skepticism and Christian apostasy calls for a rock-solid, biblically-based, presuppositional apologetic as so elegantly, simply, and succinctly laid out here by Dr. Greg Bahnsen. I recommend this for every Christian leader and lay person.”

Kevin Swanson, Pastor, and Director of Generations

“Derived from the classic informal debate between Greg Bahnsen and RC Sproul, “Apologetics” presents a concise summary of the fundamental principles of the presuppositional approach. This brief and succinct overview serves as a valuable resource, offering key insights into the biblical foundation of apologetics, making it beneficial for both experts and laypeople. I wholeheartedly recommend it.”

Eli Ayala, Director of Revealed Apologetics

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Challenge to Unbelief

Challenge to Unbelief

In apologetics, Christians are too often "on the defensive." Dr. Bahnsen shows that believers need to take the offensive (without being offensive) against those who object to the truth of Christianity. He explains that this involves understanding their underlying worldviews and showing their intellectual futility while realizing that all...

Getting Down and Dirty

Getting Down and Dirty

01 — Amoebas, Apes, and Adam (1 of 7) 02 — The Muslim Menace and Message (2 of 7) 03 — A Tremendously Trustworthy Text (3 of 7) 04 — Miracles and Modern Thought (4 of 7) 05 — The Problems of Pain, Suffering, and Evil (5 of 7) 06 — The Mushy-Mindedness of a Quasi-Atheist 07 — Questions and Answers (7 of 7)

Political Ethics

Political Ethics

In this seminary-level course in political ethics, Dr. Bahnsen explores the issues of God's will for the state, the philosophy of the state, and various Christian and non-Christian approaches to the civil sphere. 01 — The Need for a Christian Political Stance (1 of 20) 02 — The City of God vs. The City of Man (2 of 20) 03 — The Function of the...

The Need for and Usefulness of Bahnsen’s Apologetic

The Need for and Usefulness of Bahnsen’s Apologetic

Alan Strange is professor of apologetics and church history at Mid-America Reformed Seminary in Dyer, IN and associate pastor of First Orthodox Presbyterian Church of South Holland in South Holland, IL. In this lecture he speaks about the approach to apologetics taught by Dr. Greg Bahnsen (1948-1995).

Analysis of the Bahnsen-Sproul Debate

Analysis of the Bahnsen-Sproul Debate

In this video, Rev. Roger Wagner and Rev. Brian De Jong discuss the 1977 debate between Dr. Greg Bahnsen and Dr. R.C. Sproul over apologetic method (Presuppositional Apologetics vs. Classical Apologetics).

Q&A: Greg Bahnsen and Presuppositional Apologetics

Q&A: Greg Bahnsen and Presuppositional Apologetics

This Q&A session, moderated by Peter Bringe, concluded the 2022 Apologetics Conference hosted by the Bahnsen Institute. The speakers, Roger Wagner and Alan Strange, answered questions from the audience about Greg Bahnsen and presuppositional apologetics.

Gospel Prosperity and the Future of Israel

Gospel Prosperity and the Future of Israel

By Dr. Greg Bahnsen in Calvinism Today: 4, Vol. III, No. 2 (April 1993) Talk of eschatology in evangelical circles today will inevitably come around to the issue of God’s plans for ethnic Israel (the Jews). Special reference is often made to the nation of Israel in prophecy.  One of the most popular preachers in southern California proclaimed in...

Baptism: Its Meaning and Purpose

Baptism: Its Meaning and Purpose

By Dr. Greg Bahnsen, Covenant Community Church (Irvine, CA), Nov. 1987 In compliance with Christ’s command (Matt. 28:19), Christians have always practiced baptism with water into the Triune name of God, marking the incorporation of the person baptized into the church as Christ’s Body (I Cor. 12:12-13). However, widely differing ideas about...

What is Theonomy?

What is Theonomy?

By Dr. Greg Bahnsen in New Horizons (April, 1994) Dr. Van Til taught us that “There is no alternative but that of theonomy and autonomy” (Christian-Theistic Ethics, p. 134). Every ethical decision assumes some final authority or standard, and that will either be self-law ("autonomy") or God's law ("theonomy"). While unbelievers consider...

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