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Entries Tagged as 'Apologetics'

Shawn Bawulski and the Problem of Hell: Part One

April 26th, 2014 4 Comments

The traditional conception of hell understands the punishment of the finally impenitent to be conscious eternal torment. The punishment of hell is eternal in the sense of it being of unending duration and it involves conscious torment. Annihilationists, on the other hand, argue the traditional view is contrary to scripture. They contend that, in scripture, the […]

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Matt to speak at the EPS Apologetics Conference in Baltimore on Morality and God’s Commands

November 12th, 2013 No Comments

This blog’s Matthew Flannagan has been invited to speak at the 12th Annual Apologetics Conference of the Evangelical Philosophical Society in Baltimore, USA. The theme of this year’s conference is Reasonable Faith in an Uncertain World. Matt’s talk is titled “Morality and God’s Commands: Answering Common Objections.” The blurb for Matt’s talk is as follows: “It is […]

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In Defense of the Bible: A Comprehensive Apologetic for the Authority of Scripture

October 25th, 2013 1 Comment

Another of the books Matt has contributed to arrived from the publisher’s today. In Defense of the Bible: A Comprehensive Apologetic for the Authority of Scripture addresses and responds to the major contemporary challenges to the divine inspiration and authority of Scripture. It is edited by Steven B Cowan and Terry L Wilder and published by B&H Academic. The […]

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Hear Matt at MPC on: “Is it Narrow-Minded to Think Jesus is the Only Way?”

September 13th, 2013 1 Comment

This blog’s Matthew Flannagan will be speaking at Massey Presbytarian Church’s Night Church Service on the topic “Is it Narrow-Minded to Think Jesus is the Only Way?“ Details are: 7:00pm (come at 6:30pm to grab a meal from the Night Church cafe) Sunday 29 September 2013 Massey Presbyterian Church 510 Don Buck Road, Auckland, New Zealand […]

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Easter Sunday: Contemplating the Resurrection Accounts

March 31st, 2013 2 Comments

Matt preached the Easter Sunday message at Takanini Community Church this morning. Listen to his message  “Contemplating the Resurrection Accounts” online or download it as an MP3. (Read Matthew 28:1-15 first.) Related post: Good Friday: The Ritual of Contemplating the Cross

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Why Defend Christianity? Hear Matthew Flannagan speak on Thursday

March 28th, 2013 2 Comments

Matt is speaking for Thinking Matters on the topic Why Defend Christianity? This coming Thursday, from the Facebook Event: “The Christian faith seems increasingly at odds with those in the world around us. From the media, to skeptical teachers and unbelieving peers, the gospel seems irrelevant and out of date. How do we talk to […]

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“Ask Dr Matt” this Sunday Night at Massey Presbyterian Church

July 5th, 2012 2 Comments

If you are in Auckland this Sunday evening come along to Massey Presbyterian Church and ask Matt your burning theological questions. From the Facebook Page for the event: Sometimes we have unanswered questions about God, the bible and religion. Dr. Matthew Flannagan will host a questions night. He is a philosopher, theologian and apologist for […]

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