Monday, August 08, 2011

Philosopher Interview: Greg Ganssle

Today's interview is with Christian philosopher Greg Ganssle. He talks about his work with Rivendell Institute, how he became a Christian and got interested in philosophy, his key areas of focus (philosophy of religion), the influence of his study on his faith, his view of philosophy as it relates to the faith, evaluating truth claims from various systems of thought, atheism and whether or not it is making truth claims about God's existence, his intro to philosophy book Thinking About God, how to raise the bar of Christian thought, the role of a basic understanding of philosophy, learning about logic, various ways to think about apologetics, the impact of the new atheism and the arguments they have brought to the table, his advice to Christian apologists, the importance of knowing the Gospel, being a better communicator, and more.

Full Interview MP3 Audio here. (63 min)

Books by Greg Ganssle include:
• Thinking About God: First Steps in Philosophy
• A Reasonable God: Engaging the New Face of Atheism
• God & Time: Four Views

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Raydancer said...

Thanks to both Brian and Greg for this interview. I really appreciate his creative (and often funny) examples. Good examples do a lot to bring clarity, at least for my mind. I'd love to know if he has any recorded lectures to listen to (beyond those I've found by scouring the internet).

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