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Interview: K. Scott Oliphint, Author of “Covenantal Apologetics,” Interviewed by Justin Taylor

In what Dr. Albert Mohler calls “an arsenal of apologetic insight”, Covenantal Apologetics (July 2013) offers an introduction to Reformed apologetics, explores foundational principles, and gives guidance for talking with unbelievers.

Learn more about Oliphant’s “principles and practice in defense of our faith” in this extended interview with Justin Taylor:

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Video Time-stamp Index:

0:00 Why write an introduction to covenantal apologetics?
3:42 What are common missteps in evangelical approaches to apologetics?
7:31 What situations (if any) necessitate going on the offensive against unbelief?
12:52 What is the role of persuasion and argument in covenantal apologetics?
21:29 How can covenantal apologetics fight doubt within the hearts of Christians themselves?
24:41 Why did you include sample dialogues in the book, and how do you see these being helpful?
33:06 Closing Comments

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Weekly Ebook Specials: Books by K. Scott Oliphint

This week we’re featuring titles written or edited by K. Scott Oliphint, professor of apologetics and systematic theology at Westminster Theological Seminary and author of Covenantal Apologetics: Principles and Practice in Defense of Our Faith (new this month).

To learn more about each title, click on the covers below to find them at Crossway.org. You’ll also find the ebooks at their reduced prices on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Bookshout, Christianbook.com, eChristian, ibooks (apple), Vyrso, or your participating independent bookstore’s site. Discounted prices available through 7/15/2013.*

Featured New Release:

Covenantal Apologetics

Covenantal Apologetics: Principles and Practice in Defense of Our Faith

By K. Scott Oliphint

$19.99

With the rise of unbelief—from skeptics to adherents of other religions—knowing how to defend the Christian faith has never been more important. This introduction to Reformed apologetics explores foundational principles and offers practical guidance for talking with unbelievers.

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This Week’s Ebook Specials:

Christian Apologetics Past and Present

Christian Apologetics Past and Present: A Primary Source Reader (Volume 1, To 1500)

Edited by K. Scott Oliphint and William Edgar

$26.99 $3.99

An unprecedented anthology of apologetics texts with selections from the first century AD through the Middle Ages. Includes introductory material and explanatory notes. Among the featured apologists are Aristides, Justin Martyr, Irenaeus, Tertullian, Origen, Athanasius, Augustine, Anselm, and Thomas Aquinas.

Christian Apologetics Past and Present - Vol. 2

Christian Apologetics Past and Present: A Primary Source Reader (Volume 2, From 1500)

Edited by K. Scott Oliphint and William Edgar

$38.99 $3.99

Volume 2 of a substantial anthology covers Christian apologetics from the Reformation (AD 1500) through the present. Includes excerpts from twenty-six apologists, along with introductions to each and reflection questions.

God with Us

God with Us: Divine Condescension and the Attributes of God

By K. Scott Oliphint

$17.99 $2.99

A study of the character of God and the way he relates to creation, both of which are uniquely revealed and explained in Christ. Helps Christians think biblically about the nature of the triune God and relationship with him.

Things that Cannot Be Shaken

Things That Cannot Be Shaken: Holding Fast to Your Faith in a Relativistic World

By K. Scott Oliphint and Rod Mays

$9.99 $1.99

The current cultural climate does not encourage or equip Christians to remain tethered to the truth, but this book will. The authors focus on those “things that cannot be shaken” (Heb. 12:27)—specifically providing biblical responses to the concerns that Christians frequently encounter in the dorm room, the classroom, and the workplace.

 


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July 9, 2013 | Posted in: Apologetics,Books,Digital,Publishing,Theology,Weekly Ebook Specials | Author: Ted Cockle @ 11:26 am | 0 Comments »