Get to know 100 Christian apologists. Most are current. Some are dead. A couple are very old. Some are not popular. They range from world-class philosophers and thinkers to internet and radio apologists. But all have made an impact with their works and ministries. They are in alphabetical order. (This is not a top 100, and theologians and church fathers have been left out.)
1. Kerby Anderson - VP of International Society of Christian Apologetics.
2. John Ankerberg - Founder of Ankerberg Theological Research Institute; Great podcast.
3. Greg Bahnsen - the late great presuppositional apologist. Debated Gordon Stein.
4. Andy Bannister - London School of Theology / Oxford Centre for Christian apologetics.
5. Francis Beckwith - noted philosopher and apologist, especially in the area of ethics.
6. Ken Boa - relational evangelism, discipleship, apologetics.
7. Darrell Bock - Research Professor of NT Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary.
8. Joe Boot - apologist, educator, author and pastor.
9. Robert Bowman - noted apologetics and theology teacher (Biola)
10. Justin Brierley - host of Unbelievable? on Premier Christian Radio, UK.
11. Kyle Butt - staff at Apologetics Press and editor of Discovery magazine. Debated Barker.
12. Ted Cabal - general editor of The Apologetics Study Bible.
13. Charlie Campbell - itinerant apologist and head of AlwaysBeReady.com.
14. Ergun Caner - provost Arlington Baptist College; author.
15. Edward John Carnell - was a prominent and influential Christian theologian and apologist.
16. G.K. Chesterton - famous author, philosopher, theologian, apologist.
17. David K. Clark - apologist with notable books; teaches at Bethel Seminary
18. Gordon Clark - Christian philosopher, apologist, and theologian. Contemporary of Van Til.
19. Kelly James Clark - notable philosopher of religion, author; Calvin College.
20. Gene Cook - host of UnchainedRadio; reformed pastor and apologist. Owns a pit bull.
21. Paul Copan - Philosophy and ethics; noted apologist and author.
22. Winfried Corduan - Christian philosopher of religion; noted author.
23. Steven B. Cowan - Associate director of Apologetics Resource Center; Areopagus Journal
24. William Lane Craig - philosopher, theologian, apologist; Debater par excellence.
25. Dinesh D’Souza - writer, speaker, debater. Various notable debates.
26. William Dembski - philosopher of science and mathematician; ID theorist.
27. William Edgar - Professor of Apologetics Westminster Theological Seminary; jazz pianist.
28. Lenny Esposito - founder of ComeReason apologetics ministry.
29. C. Stephen Evans - philosophy of religion; apologetics; great author. Baylor.
30. Paul D. Feinberg - the late philosopher of religion and apologist; author.
31. Harold Felder - founder of GivingAnAnswer apologetics ministry.
32. Phil Fernandes - Christian philosopher, apologist, debater. Tremendous audio resources.
33. John Frame - Reformed Theological Seminary; reformed apologist; Van Til expert.
34. Norman Geisler - prolific author of over 70 books; Classical apologist.
35. R. Douglas Geivett - Professor of Philosophy Talbot Department of Philosophy / Biola
36. Simon Greenleaf - legal scholar famous for his book Testimony of the Evangelists.
37. Douglas Groothuis - Christian philosopher, author, teacher.
38. Shandon L. Guthrie - philosophy, apologetics, atheism, comparative religions, ethics.
39. Gary Habermas - the world's foremost expert on the resurrection of Jesus.
40. Hank Hanegraaff - today's Bible Answer Man.
41. Craig Hazen - director of Biola's Christian Apologetics program.
42. J.P. Holding - founded Tektonics apologetics website; author.
43. Anthony Horvath - Athanatos Christian Ministries and online Apologetics Academy.
44. Phillip E. Johnson - one of the key leaders of the Intelligent Design movement.
45. Walter Kaiser - scholar, writer, educator, and distinguished Professor of Old Testament.
46. Timothy Keller - urban pastor and apologist noted for his clear communication.
47. Greg Koukl - apologist and president of Stand to Reason; excellent radio program.
48. Peter Kreeft - professor of philosophy at Boston College, noted apologist.
49. John Lennox - philosopher of science, mathematician, Oxford debater of Dawkins.
50. C.S. Lewis - famous author, lecturer, apologist; Narnia books, Mere Christianity.
51. Gordon Lewis - philosopher and theologian; author of Testing Christianity's Truth Claims.
52. Mike Licona - historian and apologist; authority on the resurrection of Jesus.
53. Bruce Little - philosopher noted for work on the problem of evil and theodicy.
54. Paul Little - late apologist and author noted for his simple style and easy communication.
55. David Marshall - world cultures, outspoken against new atheism.
56. Walter Martin - most famous for his Kingdom of the Cults book; the original Answer Man.
57. Stuart McAllister - Scottish itinerant cultural apologist with RZIM.
58. Josh McDowell - famous for Evidence that Demands a Verdict.
59. Sean McDowell - worldview youth minister / itinerant apologist.
60. Alex McFarland - itinerant apologist targeting young people, teens.
61. Alister McGrath - Oxford professor of theology, author and opponent of new atheism.
62. Chad Meister - philosopher of religion, ethics, logic; apologist, author; Bethel College.
63. Angus Menuge - Concordia University professor of philosophy.
64. Stephen Meyer -philosopher of science, intelligent design theorist, author.
65. Albert Mohler - president of SBTS, worldview cultural commentator, author, radio host.
66. John Warwick Montgomery - perhaps the most famous evidentialist apologist.
67. J.P. Moreland - Christian philosopher, noted author, apologist.
68. Ronald Nash - Professor Philosophy and Theology at Reformed Theological Seminary
69. Randall Niles - itinerant and multimedia apologist.
70. David Noebel - founder of Summit Ministries and worldview apologist.
71. Scott Oliphint - Professor of Apologetics and Systematic Theology WTS
72. Amy Orr-Ewing - Director of Training of the Zacharias Trust.
73. Craig Parton - trial lawyer and noted Lutheran apologist.
74. Alvin Plantinga - world-class philosopher; reformed epistemology, philosophy of religion.
75. Doug Powell - excellent multimedia apologist at SelflessDefense.
76. Michael Ramsden - European Director of Zacharias Trust, speaker for RZIM.
77. Fazale Rana - PhD biochemist with Reasons to Believe.
78. Ron Rhodes - author and apologist founder of Reasoning from the Scriptures.
79. John W. Robbins - reformed apologist, founder of Trinity Foundation.
80. Mark D. Roberts - pastor, author, speaker, blogger. Emphasis in NT / Gospels.
81. David Robertson - Scottish pastor famous/notorious for his Dawkins Letters.
82. Hugh Ross - astrophysicist apologist and old Earth creationist; founder Reasons to Believe.
83. Kenneth Samples - reformed philosopher, theologian, apologist with Reasons to Believe.
84. Francis Schaeffer - famous late cultural apologist, author, philosopher; founder of L'Abri.
85. Mary Jo Sharp - author, apologist, debater; founder of Confident Christianity.
86. James Sire - influential worldview author, apologist, and speaker.
87. Matt Slick - founder of CARM.org, one of the best apologetics encyclopedias on the web.
88. R.C. Sproul - notable theologian, author, and classical apologist.
89. Don Stewart - prolific author, apologist, and host of the Bible Explorer.
90. Lee Strobel - journalist famous for his Case for Christ series of books; popular apologist.
91. Richard Swinburne - world-class Oxford philosopher of religion; author.
92. Frank Turek - itinerant apologist and founder of CrossExamined; debated Hitchens.
93. Cornelius Van Til - the most famous presuppositional reformed apologist.
94. Jim Wallace - cold case detective, pastor, and apologist; excellent podcast.
95. James White - theologian, author, prolific debater, and reformed apologist.
96. Dallas Willard - Christian philosopher; notable works in philosophy, discipleship,
97. Peter S. Williams - Christian philosopher; notable works countering Dawkins
98. Douglas Wilson - presuppositional apologist; number of atheist debates (Hitchens, Barker)
99. N.T. Wright - Bishop of Durham; notable work on the resurrection.
100. Ravi Zacharias -perhaps today's most notable international cultural apologist.