In this series of posts I will defend the Survival Theory (TST) against the nine objections that Peter Kreeft puts forward in Chapter 8 of Handbook of Christian Apologetics (hereafter: HCA). Kreeft’s nine objections to TST can also be found in an online article at the Strange Notions website. (NOTE: Kreeft mistakenly takes aim at the … Defending the Swoon Theory – Part 3: The Deadliness of Roman Crucifixion
WHERE WE ARE AT In Part 4 of this series I argued that premise (1c) of Dr. Sean George’s argument is FALSE: 1c. Dr. Sean George was clinically dead for 1 hour and 25 minutes and then he came back to life without any neurological problems. (factual claim) The data that George provided only shows that … The Resurrection of Dr. Sean George – Part 5: Evaluation of Premise (A4)
WHERE WE ARE AT In Part 1 of this series of posts, I argued that Peter Kreeft’s definition of “the Swoon Theory” should be rejected, because if we accept his definition, then his case for the resurrection of Jesus immediately FAILS. Kreeft’s definition of “the Swoon Theory”asserts a specific explanation for the behavior of the … Defending the Swoon Theory – Part 2: Use of Biblical Texts
The prostate gland. Note that objections to this argument will be taken seriously only if made by men 65 or older.
In Chapter 8 of his Handbook of Christian Apologetics (co-authored with Ronald Tacelli), Peter Kreeft attempts to disprove the Swoon Theory as part of an elimination-of-alternatives argument for the resurrection of Jesus. Kreeft thinks that by disproving four skeptical theories, he can show that the Christian theory is true, that Jesus actually rose from the dead. … Defending the Swoon Theory – Part 1: What is the Swoon Theory?
Dr. Peter Kreeft believes there are only five possible theories about the alleged resurrection of Jesus, and the Conspiracy Theory (hereafter: TCT) is one of those theories: In Chapter 8 of his Handbook of Christian Apologetics (co-authored with Ronald Tacelli), Peter Kreeft attempts to disprove the Conspiracy Theory (TCT), as part of an elimination-of-alternatives argument for … Defending the Conspiracy Theory – INDEX