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 Thinking – RSS Feed | iTunes Link
I Didn’t Know That – RSS 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


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Brian Auten is the founder emeritus of Apologetics315. He is also director of Reasonable Faith Belfast. Brian holds a Masters degree in Christian Apologetics and has interviewed over 150 Christian apologists. His background is in missions, media direction, graphic design, and administration. Brian started Apologetics315 in 2007 to be an apologetics hub to equip Christians to defend the faith.

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