Apologist Interview: Gary Habermas

In this interview, Dr. Gary Habermas talks about his background and studies, his personal struggle with doubt, his apologetic methodology, the most common misunderstandings of the minimal facts approach to the resurrection, fallacious appeals to authority, considerations for those considering PhD studies, pitfalls to avoid, core answers to those dealing with doubt, his research with Near Death Experiences, and more. Gary’s website is here, with audio resources, written articles, video, and more. For more Gary Habermas stuff from Ap315, click here.

Gary Habermas books:
The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus
The Historical Jesus
Beyond Death
Why Is God Ignoring Me?
The Risen Jesus and Future Hope
• And more

When speaking about doubt, Dr. Habermas also mentions the book “Telling Yourself the Truth” by Marie Chapian & William Backus.

Full Interview MP3 Audio here. (40 minutes)


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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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