Craig's presentations are as slick as that of a used car salesman and, if you have any grounding in the atheist/theist debate, you recognize that that's all he's selling; a used car with a lot of mileage on it. There's nothing novel or irrefutable about his arguments. Both his logic and a priori assumptions can easily be picked apart and, in debate, often are. Yet some students still find him convincing; probably because they're more impressed by style than substance. So, while I don't disagree that Craig needs to be intellectually combatted, I'd add that it has to be at least as slickly done. After all, we live in a country where we are indoctrinated practically from birth by slick advertising that de facto promotes image over, well, anything
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He has been known to sway some previously neutral college
students over to his side.
He needs to be intellectually combatted to prevent that from
At 12:11 PM 7/7/2013, Hugh wrote:
I've heard Christian apologist William
Lane Craig talk. I've also heard him debate atheists and the only ones
singing paeans about his victories are other Christian apologists.
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