As someone who has taught apologetics in both a university and congregational setting, in many cases, I have had Christians ask me for tips on where to begin in learning apologetics. After all, there is no doubt that there are more than enough resources out there. Thus, it can seem overwhelming. In some cases, many Christians just throw their hands in the air and say “Forget it.” I don’t think this needs to happen. So here are a few tips:
1. You Can’t Learn Everything!
Remember, when it comes to apologetics, you can’t learn everything. In other words, you can’t be an expert on every single topic (e.g., philosophy, ethics, history, science, cultural apologetics). I think we should have a general understanding of these topics but then specialize in a few areas. For example, I tend to specialize in early Christology, messianic prophecy, cultural objections, the resurrection, worldviews, Jewish objections to…
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