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Location: Sheaffer Center

Apologetics Seminar: Engaging our World

Topic: Engaging Our Athens

Date: March 1 // Wednesday // 10:15 a.m.

Paul Gould, Ph.D.

Dr. Gould’s research and writing focuses primarily in the areas of Metaphysics, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophical Theology and the relationship between Faith and Scholarship. In addition to numerous articles and essays, he is the editor or co-editor of Beyond the Control of God? Six Views on the Problem of God and Abstract Objects (Bloomsbury, 2014), Is Faith in God Reasonable? Debates in Philosophy, Science and Rhetoric (Routledge, 2014), Loving God with Your Mind: Essays in Honor of J. P. Moreland (Moody, 2014), and The Two Tasks of the Christian Scholar: Redeeming the Soul, Redeeming the Mind (Crossway, 2007). He is currently working on the metaphysics of creation as well as a book on ideas and the gospel.

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Topic: Jesus Mythicism: Understanding Why Some Skeptics Think Jesus Never Existed

Date: March 2 // Thursday // 9:30 a.m.

Jeff Magruder, DMin

Dr. Jeff Magruder is a Professor of Bible and Church Ministries . He received his D.Min. at Gordon-Conwell where his doctoral advisor was Haddon Robinson. He is in demand as a speaker and has served as a pastor, youth pastor and interim pastor. His research interests involve the intersection of an Expository Preaching Philosophy and Pentecostal Spirituality. He has presented papers at the Society of Pentecostal Studies and the Evangelical Homelitical Society. His articles on Preaching have appeared in Preaching Magazine, Enrichment Journal, and The Preachers College.

Topic: Jesus Mysticism: Understanding the True Relationship Between Jesus and Ancient Religions

Date: March 2 // Thursday // 9:30 a.m.

Peter Morgan, Ph.D. (ABD)

Peter Morgan is an adjunct professor at SAGU teaching in the area of ethics, theology, and apologetics. Peter's work experience after college includes working for four years at private Christian schools, one year with the Dallas County Juvenile Department, as well as two years and counting in the IT services field. However, much of this work experience has come about as a means to support himself and family while he pursued his primary goal, which is to earn a PhD in Ethics.

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