O LORD God of my salvation, I have cried day and night before thee
Let my prayer come before thee incline thine ear unto my cry;
For my soul is full of troubles and my life draweth nigh unto the grave.
I am counted with them that go down into the pit I am as a man that hath no strength... [More]
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And let us arise, and go up to Beth-el; and I will make there an altar unto God, who answered me in the day of my distress, and was with me in the way which I went.
Our subject is apologetics. Specifically, I have in mind the intellectual vindication of the biblical worldview and the destruction of all non-biblical worldviews in the context of
informal debates, such as in personal conversations. Formal debates are regulated by elaborate rules, time limitations, and each side are often called upon to defend or refute previously announced propositions. These factors combine to construct a rather "artificial" environment for intellectual confrontations. To gain the advantage in such a situation, one must not only understand the intellectual merits of his position and the fallacies in his opponent's position, but he must know how to convincingly present his arguments within the restrictions imposed by the rules of formal debate. He must think and operate strategically.