What Is Truth?
'What Is Truth?' Resources
Learn to defend Christian beliefs against claims of competing worldviews. This book covers tenets of belief of Buddhism, Hinduism, secular humanism, postmodernism, and Christianity.
General Comparative Information
- Approaching Cults and World Religions—A presuppositional apologetic perspective by Jeff Downs
- By What Authority —This tract uses ultimate questions to gently but directly confront unbelievers with the inevitability of facing questions about our existence.
- ComparativeReligion.com—A comparative analysis of the major world religions from a Christian perspective
- Covenant Media Foundation—Presuppositional reasoning with false faiths by Greg Bahnsen
- EMNR.org—This site includes a good list of annotated links, additional resources, online research papers on a variety of topics, and posted manuals and doctrinal statements that show careful consideration of doctrine, ethics, and practice in cult evangelism and apologetics (whether or not you agree with every conclusion).
- Godly Disputation—This is a letter by John Newton where he councils a friend how to dispute theological issues in a Christlike way. Every Christian, whatever theological convictions he holds, can learn from Newton about a Christlike way to hold them.
- The Internet Sacred Text Archive—Free "electronic texts about religion, mythology, legends and folklore"
- Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy—An online encyclopedia with articles on philosophers and philosophies, many pertinent to epistemology, modernism, and postmodernism
- The Bahnsen/Stein Debate—A famous debate over the existence of God between a presuppositional apologist and atheist writer.
Specific Sites on Competing Religions
- The Divine Incarnation—Explanations of the Divine Incarnation from both Hindu and Christian perspective
- Sacred-Texts: Hinduism—The sacred texts of Hinduism including the Vedas, Upanishads, and the Bhagavad-Gita
- Hindu Basics for Kids—Flash animation for Hindu kids. Lots of basic information about Hinduism.
- Hindu for Youths—Information with cartoon pictures for Hindu youths by the same organization as Hindu Basics of Kids.
- The Living Dharma—A representative organization of Jodo Shinshu ("Pure Land") Buddhism. Note links to Buddhist popular culture (though some the "Buddhist" movies listed may be a bit of a stretch).
- Access to Insight—Much information on Theravada Buddhism
- A Glossary of Pali and Buddhist Terms—Important terms that you may encounter in your reading at this and other sites
- Journal of Buddhist Ethics—See Buddhism applied to ethical choices in this journal's many back issue articles
- Soka Gakkai International—A political arm of Nichiren Shoshu Buddhism
- American Civil Liberties Union—A liberal organization that seeks humanistic ends in American culture
- American Ethical Union—Presents good goals for ethics, with a creed of anti-creedalism concerning ultimate reality
- American Humanist Union—Find the texts for the Humanist Manifestos
- Freedom From Religion Foundation—Foundation dedicated to the separation of church and state.
- Prometheusbooks.com—A publisher of secular humanist perspectives
- Unitarian Universalist Association—Spiritualized humanism in the form of a "church" formed in 1961 by the coming together of the Universalist and Unitarian denominations
- Postmodernism—An explanatory article from the 1999 edition of The Journal of Ministry & Theology
- Postmodernism and Its Critics—A guide for students from the Anthropology Department at the University of Alabama
- For the Love of Truth: Christianity and Postmodernism—This is one author's six-part lecture series on Christianity and postmodernism. There are six downloadable MP3 files and one downloadable PDF document on which you may take notes.
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