Today’s interview is with Chad Meister, professor of philosophy at Bethel College. He talks about his background and how he got into philosophy and apologetics, a defense of philosophy as a tool in apologetics, what philosophy is and isn’t, his book Building Belief: Constructing Faith from the Ground Up, the starting points for apologetic/evangelistic engagement, ontology/epistemology distinctions when reasoning about God’s existence, the role of the Holy Spirit, advice for communicators, and more.
• Building Belief: Constructing Faith from the Ground Up
• Evil: A Guide for the Perplexed
• Introducing Philosophy of Religion