Sun, 27 November 2011
Can we trust the gospels if we don’t have an original copy until the 4th Century? How can we build a circumstantial case for the reliability of Christianity if we don’t have the original copies of any of the Gospels? Also, are Jehovah’s Witnesses properly quoting the Early Church Fathers when they argue that the Father’s did not believe in the Trinity?
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_232_-_Do_We_Need_the_Originals_to_Trust_the_Gospels_-_LQ.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:04pm PDT
Tue, 22 November 2011
Skeptics sometimes argue that an extraordinary claim (like the existence of God) requires extraordinary evidence. Is this true? In this episode of the PCM Podcast, we present an excerpt from Jim’s guest host appearance at Stand to Reason Radio. Jim talks with Al Serrato about the need for extraordinary evidence and they respond to a challenge offered by an atheist who calls the show.
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_231_-_Is_Extraordinary_Evidence_Needed_to_Prove_Gods_Existence_-_LQ.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:21am PDT
Sun, 13 November 2011
Is the Jehovah’s Witness worldview true? What are the basic and important claims of all worldviews? Does the character of the founder matter when trying to determine if a worldview is true? What can we learn about discerning truth from an examination of the claims of Jehovah’s Witnesses? In this podcast, Jim answers listener email and examines the process through which he came to reject the claims of the Watch Tower Society.
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_230_-_Why_Im_Not_a_Jehovahs_Witness_-_LQ.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:31pm PDT
Mon, 7 November 2011
Joseph Smith changed his ideas about God as he grew older, starting as a monotheist, moving through “binitarian” monotheism and eventually dying as a polytheist. What does the nature of Smith’s theological evolution tell us about the truth claims of Mormonism? Also, Jim reads from a recent issue of Salvo and discusses the atheism that is prevalent on University campuses.
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_229_-_Is_Mormonism_Polytheistic_-_LQ.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:09pm PDT