Monday, March 16, 2009

Apologist Profile: Dr. Norman Geisler

Philosopher and Christian Apologist, Dr. Norman Geisler, has written over 60 books dealing with Christian apologetics, has taken part in numerous debates, and has lectured and traveled in 50 states and 25 countries on six continents.

Educational Background

William Tyndale College, 1950-55 (diploma); University of Detroit, 1956-57; Wheaton College, 1958 (B.A. in philosophy); Wheaton Graduate School, 1960 (M.A. in theology); William Tyndale College, 1964 (Th.B.); Wayne State University Graduate School, 1964 (work in philosophy); University of Detroit Graduate School, 1965-66 (work on M.A. in philosophy); Northwestern University, Evanston, 1968 (work in philosophy); Loyola University, Chicago, 1967-70 (Ph.D. in philosophy). [1]


I Don't Have Enough Faith to be an Atheist, co-authored with Dr. Frank Turek

Christian Apologetics

Introduction to Philosophy: A Christian Perspective, co-authored with Paul Feinberg

From God to Us: How We got our Bible, co-authored with William Nix

Why I am a Christian: Leading Thinkers Explain why the Believe, co-edited with Paul K. Hoffman

Baker Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics

For an exhaustive look at Dr. Geisler's education credentials, honors, professional experience, debates, and publications, see here.


Bible Difficulties

Questions about the Bible- excerpt from When Skeptic's Ask

Alleged Errors in Luke

The Bible: Has it been translated correctly?, with John Ankerberg

Bible Criticism, taken from the Baker Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics

Was Adam a Real, Historical Person?, taken from the Baker Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics

Reasons to Trust the Scriptures

Questions about God/Jesus Christ

Questions about God-Some Objections

Questions about God- What Kind of God Exists?

Questions about Jesus Christ

The Death of Christ, taken from the Baker Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics

The Quest for the Historical Jesus, taken from the Baker Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics

Evidence for the Resurrection of Jesus Christ from the Dead

Resurrection Claims in Non-Christian Religions

Various Topics


Hell, taken from the Baker Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics

The Current Debate on Creation and Evolution

Was there Death before Adam?, with John Ankerberg

Who Will be Saved, According to the Word of God?

To learn more about Dr. Geisler and to check out more of his work, see here.

Ravi Zacharias has called Geisler "one of the finest theological and philosophical minds of our time." His work is well worth getting acquainted with.

Courage and Godspeed,
Chad A. Gross


1) About Norman Geisler,

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