Christian Apologetics Department
Critical Issues in Christian Apologetics
Training in essential apologetics topics so that you can confidently engage questions about the truth of Christianity.
Critical Issues in Christian Apologetics
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Overview

In this course, you will listen in on some of the world’s top apologists - Clay Jones, Craig Hazen, and Greg Koukl - as they give lectures on essential topics for any Christian getting started in apologetics. They address key questions such as “Why does God allow evil?”, “Is morality objective or subjective?”  and “How can I know Christianity is true?” You will be equipped with tactics for handling apologetic conversations with comfort and confidence.

Each of the four lessons contains:

  • Videos that unpack the lesson's topic
  • A short quiz to help you recall what you learned
  • A reflection question to help you connect the material with your life experience
  • An integration question to help you integrate the material into your everyday life
What You Earn
Instructors
Clay Jones
Craig Hazen
Greg Koukl
Christian Apologetics Department

The Christian Apologetics Program at Biola University is a global leader in Apologetics education, research, training, and engagement. The program offers premier academic training to Christians worldwide in a flexible format, which includes a combination of fully distance classes and hybrid residency classes. The department also produces Apologetics conferences and events around the world and offers a flexible and convenient certificate program.

Get more information about the online Certificate in Christian Apologetics.

Syllabus

Lesson Introduction:Why does God allow evil in...
Overview
Why God Allows Evil, Part 1
Video
Why God Allows Evil, Part 2
Video
Why God Allows Evil, Part 3
Video
Why God Allows Evil, Part 4
Video
Lesson 1 - Quiz
Quiz
Reflection: Suffering
Reflection
Integration: Discussing the Problem of Evil
Reflection
Lesson Introduction:If you encountered someone...
Overview
World Religions, Part 1
Video
World Religions, Part 2
Video
World Religions, Part 3
Video
World Religions, Part 4
Video
Lesson 2 - Quiz
Quiz
Reflection: The Uniqueness of Christianity
Reflection
Integration: The Uniqueness of Christianity
Reflection
Lesson Introduction:"That's true for you, but...
Overview
Relativism, Part 1
Video
Relativism, Part 2
Video
Relativism, Part 3
Video
Relativism, Part 4
Video
Lesson 3 - Quiz
Quiz
Reflection: Relativism
Reflection
Integration: Relativism
Reflection
Lesson Introduction:"How do I have a...
Overview
Defending the Faith, Part 1
Video
Defending the Faith, Part 2
Video
Defending the Faith, Part 3
Video
Defending the Faith, Part 4
Video
Lesson 4 - Quiz
Quiz
Reflection: Tactics
Reflection
Integration: Tactics
Reflection
Recommended Resources
Misc
Course Evaluation
Misc

Course FAQ

Each lesson is designed to take approximately 1-2 hours, depending on how deeply you engage the reflection questions. Since this is a self-paced course, the time it will take you to complete it will depend on the speed with which you want to progress through the course.

No. The course contains everything you need to successfully complete the course. There are resources recommended at the end of the course that you are free to purchase if you wish to pursue further study on the course topic.

Since this course is designed as a completely self-paced experience, you will not have any interaction with the professor during the course.