Saturday, February 18, 2012

Coming Soon: Eastern Orthodoxy / Sola Scriptura Debate

Announcing what will be the seventh Theopologetics Debate (unless something comes up sooner), this time on Sola Scriptura between a Protestant and an Eastern Orthodox theologian. Rob Bowman, Director of Research at The Institute for Religious Research and author of Putting Jesus in His Place: The Case for the Deity of Christ, goes toe to toe with Eastern Orthodox Rev. Pr. Laurent Cleenewerck, editor of The Eastern / Greek Orthodox New Testament and faculty member at EUCLID and Humboldt State University.

Be sure to email me at if you want to pose a question to either participant! Make sure to tell me to whom you wish the question directed.

Date: Tuesday, March 27th, to be published in the podcast feed shortly thereafter.

Resolution: "Affirming Sola Scriptura: Scripture is the only infallible rule of doctrine and practice for Christians today."

Participants: Rob Bowman affirms. Laurent Cleenewerck denies. Moderated by Chris Date.

Debate format:
  • 15-minute opening affirmative
  • 15-minute opening negative
  • 10-minute rebuttal affirmative
  • 10-minute rebuttal negative
  • 10-minute cross-examination of affirmative
  • 10-minute cross-examination of negative
  • 5-minute closing negative
  • 5-minute closing affirmative
  • 30-minutes of listener Q&A

Monday, February 13, 2012

Episode 77: The World is Young

Episode 77 of the Theopologetics Podcast is now available! Listeners Cowboy Bob Sorensen and Nathan Schumacher join me to discuss the age of the earth, evolution and the authority of Scripture. This episode contains the 3rd and final part of our discussion; listen to episodes 75 and 76 for parts one and two, respectively.