Christian apologetics is important because it equips believers with the knowledge and tools they need to defend their faith and share the gospel message with others. It helps to remove doubts and objections that may prevent people from accepting Jesus as their savior, and it also strengthens the faith of those who already believe. Additionally, it helps to build bridges of understanding and respect between different religious groups, promoting greater unity and peace in the world. Ultimately, Christian apologetics is about spreading the truth of God's love and grace to all people, so that they may have eternal life in Jesus Christ.
Jesus said only those who obey the will of the Father would receive eternal life. (Matt. 7:21) The disciples will try to argue, ‘I did this,’ or ‘I did that.’ (Matt. 7:22) When Jesus returns, he will say to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from me, you workers of lawlessness.’ (Matt. 7:23) – So, who or what determines the meaning matters.
Introduction At the very beginning of his monumental work, A History of Literary Criticism and Theory, M. A. R. Habib declares, “In our world it has become more important than ever that we learn to read critically.” What does it mean to “read critically”? What, in fact, is criticism? The term is tossed around and... Continue Reading →