by Mark Farnham | Sep 26, 2018 | Apologetics, Logic

[This is the final post in the series on Logic and Apologetics] Begging the Question—assuming a conclusion to be true without proving it. If I am trying to prove that people have lost the ability to distinguish between right and wrong by citing increase numbers of...
by Mark Farnham | Sep 24, 2018 | Apologetics, Logic

[This post continues the series on Logic and Apologetics begun in previous posts] Logical fallacies are flaws in reasoning that superficially seem to be sound, but upon examination are found to be false. The power of logical fallacies is that even after they have been...
by Mark Farnham | Sep 21, 2018 | Apologetics, Logic

[This post continues the short series on Logic and Apologetics posted previously.] So far, we have looked at the basic structure of logic. Errors in the structure of logical arguments are called formal fallacies. For the sake of brevity, we don’t cover them in this...
by Mark Farnham | Sep 19, 2018 | Apologetics, Logic

In a previous post we introduced the basics of logic. Here we see how logic is used in apologetics encounters. When we apply the science of arguments to apologetics, it is clear that the arguments used against Christianity are often stated informally. The informal...
by Mark Farnham | Sep 17, 2018 | Logic

“Christianity is just not logical!” A friend of mine who serves in Spain began to encounter this objection when he tried to talk about faith in Jesus Christ. He wrote to me and asked how he could respond. To commit your life to something that is illogical is a serious...
by Mark Farnham | Jan 9, 2018 | Apologetics, Logic

“When dealing with skeptics’ claim of Bible contradictions it seems one can never be reminded enough of what exactly is a contradiction. A contradiction occurs when two or more claims conflict with one another so that they cannot simultaneously be true in the...