No God, No Justice

The following is a guest post by Karsten Friske. You can find him on Twitter at @someapologist. The idea of protesting in an attempt to garner support to make a moral change is not new. With each movement, there exists a side that champions a series of issues and a counter-protest that opposes the change. In recent days, some have advocated for racial justice by marching to affirm the value of Black lives. Others are concerned about election integrity and the rule of law in that area. Both of these primary causes are attempting to evoke social reform and call for justice in the midst of perceived injustice. Yet, undergirding both of these cries for … Read more

The ‘Bible’ Blunder in the Book of Mormon

The following is a guest post by Eric Wendt. Eric is a former member of the LDS Church and a current graduate student at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. You can follow him on Medium and Twitter. I grew up in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon) and had some doubts when I was a teenager. When I asked about these doubts to leadership and the missionaries, I was told to “pray about it.” That was a very unsatisfying answer to me, and I grew more and more frustrated with religion. After a few years, I began to investigate the claims of Mormonism and Christianity. My motivation was to prove that Mormonism was … Read more

Answering Ehrman: Did the Temple Curtain Rip Before or After Jesus Died?

The following is a guest post by Jacob Varghese, who is the director of SAFT Apologetics. (Seeking Answers, Finding Truth). You can find his website at saftapologetics.com and also follow him on Instagram at instagram.com/saftapologetics/. Recently a friend of mine placed before me a couple of Biblical contradictions raised by Bart Ehrman, in his presentation at the 2019 Defenders Conference, for me to try and solve. One of the contradictions was concerning the tearing of the veil and its temporal placement in relation to Jesus’ death on the cross. The account is recorded in Mark 15:37-39, Matthew 27:50-51, and Luke 23: 45-46. Admittedly this alleged contradiction had me puzzling in the beginning. As I couldn’t … Read more

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