Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Apologist Ken Samples Featured Resources

If you have a list of your top 5 apologists to learn from, put philosopher and theologian Kenneth Samples on your list. His bio is here.

Samples’ 8-part series on Learning 101 is now online and episodes can be downloaded individually or as a podcast. See here. This was an excellent series of lectures based on the book How to Read a Book by Adler & VanDoren, which covers intelligent reading, learning strategies, critical thinking, and logic.

As staff apologist for Reasons to Believe, Samples is part of a number of great podcasts:
Straight ThinkingRSS Feed | iTunes Link
I Didn’t Know ThatRSS Feed | iTunes Link
Without a DoubtRSS Feed | iTunes Link (based on his book)

A number of his audios have been featured here, including a set of 5 audio series here, and one great lecture called: Is Jesus Man, Myth, Madman, or Messiah?

For more audio and articles by Ken Samples, check out Monergism’s list here.

Samples also has a 12-part series of articles on logic that begin here.
Part 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 <-- Print them out and read them.

Finally, check out Ken Samples’ excellent books:
A World of Difference, A: Putting Christian Truth-Claims to the Worldview Test
Without a Doubt: Answering the 20 Toughest Faith Questions
Lights in the Sky & Little Green Men: A Rational Christian Look at Ufos and Extraterrestrials

Enjoy.


1 Comment

  1. Dante November 3, 2010

    Already heard this lecture series sometime ago. Prof. Samples introduced me to How to Read a Book. I'm almost done reading it. Awesome read! Learned tons from it.

    I'm listening to this lecture again.

    Thanks!