Today’s interview is with Douglas Geivett. He is Professor of Philosophy of Religion and Ethics at Talbot School of Theology and Biola University. Doug’s blog is here. He talks about his background and influences in philosophy and apologetics, his motivation in his field of study, his co-authored book In Defense of Miracles, arguing from miracles to God, the difference between background beliefs and background evidence, direct experience of miracles, assessing miracle claims from other religions, the role of a defense of miracles in one’s apologetic, advice to Christian apologists, and more.
Full Interview MP3 Audio here. (51 min)
Doug Geivett’s books include:
• In Defense of Miracles: A Comprehensive Case for God’s Action in Human History, co-edited with Gary Habermas
• Evil and the Evidence for God, with an Afterword by John Hick
• Contemporary Perspectives on Religious Epistemology, co-edited with Brendan Sweetman
• Faith, Film, and Philosophy: Big Ideas on the Big Screen, co-edited with James Spiegel
Other resources by Doug Geivett:
• “If God, Why Evil?” Presentation Slides
• The Resurrection of Christ MP3 Audio
• Problems of Evil MP3 Audio
• Geivett’s debate with John Shook
• Faith, Film & Philosophy home page.