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Apologetics 315 interviews a variety of Christian apologists about issues of apologetics, evangelism, and theology.

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    • 4.1, 153 Ratings

Apologetics 315 interviews a variety of Christian apologists about issues of apologetics, evangelism, and theology.

    Seth Dillon Interview

    Seth Dillon Interview

    Today’s interview is with Seth Dillon, CEO of the Babylon Bee, a Christian news satire site. Seth talks about the history and origins of The Babylon Bee, the purpose and role of satire, dealing with controversy, the Babylon Bee podcast, engaging with today’s culture, the Disrn news website, and more.

    Visit the Babylon Bee at www.babylonbee.com
    Visit the Disrn website at www.disrn.com

    Enjoy.

    • 34 min
    Christian Hubbs Interview

    Christian Hubbs Interview

    Today’s interview is with Christian Hubbs, one of the hosts of the Articifially Intelligent podcast. Christian holds an Master of Science from ETH Zurich (that’s Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich) , he has an MA in Christian Apologetics from Biola University, and is an AI researcher for a Fortune 50 Company… all while completing his PhD in machine learning and optimization at Carnegie Mellon University. His podcast can be find at www.artificiallyintelligent.tech, which focuses on AI and economics and a blog on the topic at [ datahubbs.com]( http://datahubbs.com/) . Christian was also the RF Chapter director in Zürich, Switzerland for 3 years.

    The purpose of today’s interview is to talk to Christian about artificial intelligence: what is AI anyway, are terminators going to take over the world? The practical uses of AI and current AI research, and how the Christian worldview informs our thinking about AI.

    • 46 min
    Fuz Rana Interview

    Fuz Rana Interview

    Today’s interview is with biochemist Fazale Rana, the vice president of research and apologetics at Reasons to Believe. He is the author of several books, including /Who Was Adam, Creating Life in the Lab/, /The Cell’s Design/and /Dinosaur Blood and the Age of the Earth/. He holds a PhD in chemistry with an emphasis in biochemistry from Ohio University.

    The purpose of this interview is to explore the topic of trans humanism: what is it? How do technological advances affect out lives? To what extent can they enhance our lives, our bodies, our minds? What are the ethical implications of human advancement though technology?

    • 41 min
    Kenneth Samples Interview

    Kenneth Samples Interview

    Today's interview is with Kenneth Samples, research scholar at Reasons to Believe. Ken's new book, Classic Christian Thinkers, is a tour de force through Christian history's greatest defenders.

    • 31 min
    Andy Bannister Interview (2)

    Andy Bannister Interview (2)

    Today's interview is with Andy Bannister, Canadian Director and Lead Apologist for RZIM Canada. He talks about his work with RZIM, cultural and moral shifts, the Burning Questions DVD project, Short Answers to Big Questions, the most popular apologetics questions, how to be a good listener/answerer, common pitfalls when answering tough questions, dealing with emotionally charged questions, pointing questioners to Christ, and more. Lots of great insights.
    Enjoy.

    • 45 min
    Michael Patton Interview (2)

    Michael Patton Interview (2)

    Today's interview is with Michael Patton, president of Reclaiming the Mind and Credo House Ministries found at reclaimingthemind.org. This is a ministry of theological development for lay people. He blogs at Parchment and Pen @reclaimingthemind.org/blog and is also responsible for the development of Credo House of Theology found at credohouse.org. He talks about Credo House, Credo Courses, his ministry experience, dealing with depression, how burnout comes in ministry, common warning signs, sharing struggles, advice for a long-term view, and more.

    Enjoy.

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5
153 Ratings

153 Ratings

ccinquiringmind ,

Excellent Resource

I just discovered this podcast a week ago or so. I have enjoyed each of the few I have listened to. However, I have noticed a minor flaw with the audio. There is a sound during the interview when the host is listening to his guest that sounds like he’s breathing into his mike. It is only a little bit distracting, but takes away from the quality of the broadcast of being on a professional sounding level. If there is a way he could correct that, it would be helpful.

Pooklamiga ,

High Level Topic But Very Accessible

Just listened to C Hubbs interview about artificial intelligence. Was intrigued about the scope, quality of thought, and excellent moderation. Will keep this in my short list.

sweetnessfan34 ,

Michael

Appreciate what you guys are doing, spend a lot of time listening to Ravi and Dr. Lennox love learning more about science and apologetics. This world NEEDS to hear intelligent Christian dialogue. May God give you a platform to continue to make rational arguments. My take on “trans humanism “ , reminded me of a nation that was determined to create a “master race”. Whenever whether culturally or nationally, men regard one superior to the other, well let’s just say that’s a recipe for disaster. God made man in His Own Image, that’s enough for me 🕊

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