Welcome to Thinking w/Dr. Barry Whitney. This is from Dr. Whitney's university class Justifying Beliefs. The thesis is that we all hold beliefs, and we owe it to ourselves to apply rational testing to justify them.
Episode 30 - Thinking w/Dr. Barry Whitney
In this episode, Dr. Whitney unpacks how Christian theologians justify the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Then, there is the justification of the historical accounts of the resurrection. And finally, Dr. Whitney speaks to the psychological character profile of Jesus and why his words plus the fulfilled prophesies justify his claims.
Episode 29 - Thinking w/Dr. Barry Whitney
In this episode, Dr. Whitney gives an overview of the entire course before beginning to delve into the trustworthiness of the Christian Bible.
Episode 28 - Thinking w/Dr. Barry Whitney
In this episode, Dr. Whitney uncovers a host of naturalistic theories of why the resurrection of Christ isn't true and provides rational reasons why these theories aren't viable. Then he discusses the either/or nature of truth in Western Culture.
Episode 27 - Thinking w/Dr. Barry Whitney
In this episode, Dr. Whitney makes the case for miracles outside of scientific parameters and talks about why God doesn't do miracles consistently. Also, Dr. Whitney reveals scientism and how miracles humble science.
Episode 26 - Thinking w/Dr. Barry Whitney
In this episode, Dr. Whitney challenges the arguments for and against prophecy and miracles while re-presenting the case for justifying thoughts, beliefs, and presuppositions for validity and rebuttal.
Episode 25 - Thinking w/Dr. Barry Whitney
In this episode, Dr. Whitney begins his discourse on prophecy by discussing the imminency and transcendence of God while overviewing the liberal and conservative perspectives on the diminishing of miracles.