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Philosophy Apologetics & Theology - B. Kyle Keltz

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I earned an MA in Apologetics and a PhD in Philosophy of Religion from Southern Evangelical Seminary, and I have studied English Composition at the graduate level from Liberty University. I am Assistant Professor of English and Philosophy at South Plains College where I teach courses on English composition, philosophy, and world religions. I will be posting podcasts on philosophy, world religions, apologetics, and theology. I hope you benefit and enjoy!

I earned an MA in Apologetics and a PhD in Philosophy of Religion from Southern Evangelical Seminary, and I have studied English Composition at the graduate level from Liberty University. I am Assistant Professor of English and Philosophy at South Plains College where I teach courses on English composition, philosophy, and world religions. I will be posting podcasts on philosophy, world religions, apologetics, and theology. I hope you benefit and enjoy!

Location:

United States

Description:

I earned an MA in Apologetics and a PhD in Philosophy of Religion from Southern Evangelical Seminary, and I have studied English Composition at the graduate level from Liberty University. I am Assistant Professor of English and Philosophy at South Plains College where I teach courses on English composition, philosophy, and world religions. I will be posting podcasts on philosophy, world religions, apologetics, and theology. I hope you benefit and enjoy!

Language:

English

Contact:

806-535-7857


Episodes

Historical Knowledge

12/8/2021
In this episode, I argue that we can have objective knowledge of past events. After discussing the beginnings of modern historical methods, I explain the view of historical knowledge called historical relativism, consider arguments for it, and then provide objections to those arguments.

Duration:01:06:32

The Possibility of Miracles

12/1/2021
In this episode, I will discuss why the possibility of miracles is so important when transitioning from defending God's existence to defending Jesus' life, death, and resurrection. I will explain and answer several objections to the possibility of miracles from philosophers like Baruch Spinoza and David Hume.

Duration:01:03:58

The Argument from Reason

11/24/2021
In this episode, I discuss a few objections to mind-body dualism and then explain and defend two arguments showing that it is self-defeating to believe that physicalism is true.

Duration:00:58:59

Arguments for the Soul

11/17/2021
In this episode, I discuss and defend two arguments for the existence of the soul that are against property dualism and for mind-body dualism. These arguments are known as the conceivability argument and the argument from unity and the first-person perspective.

Duration:00:51:35

Mind-Body Dualism

11/10/2021
In this episode, I discuss mind-body dualism, which is the view that a human being has both a physical body and an immaterial soul. I discuss mind-body dualism, contrast it with physicalism, and then I explain and defend two arguments against physicalism.

Duration:00:50:26

The Moral Argument

11/3/2021
This episode presents and defends the moral argument for God's existence, which is the argument that says that moral values and duties can only be objectively true if God exists. In this episode, I will defend the argument and discuss how to answer common objections.

Duration:01:03:49

Ethical Relativism and Ethical Objectivism

10/27/2021
This episode defines and discusses ethical relativism and ethical objectivism. Several types of ethical relativism are explained and arguments for and against relativism are surveyed. Ultimately, it is shown that ethical relativism is not rationally defensible.

Duration:01:16:12

Argument from Fine-Tuning

10/20/2021
This episode discusses the argument from fine-tuning, which is a design argument for God's existence that emphasizes the cosmological constants found in nature and concludes that the best explanation for these constants is a powerful, intelligent cause outside of the universe.

Duration:00:46:13

Design Arguments

10/13/2021
Like my video on cosmological arguments, this video will introduce design arguments and briefly survey three major formulations of the design argument. Arguments covered are Aquinas's Fifth Way, William Paley's Watchmaker Analogy, and the Argument from Fine-Tuning.

Duration:00:47:29

Kalam Cosmological Argument

10/6/2021
This episode provides an analysis of the Kalam Cosmological Argument. I explain how the argument is defended and then briefly mention some objections to the argument and how they can be answered. There is much more to this argument, but this episode provides a beginner's introduction to it.

Duration:01:30:33

Cosmological Arguments

9/29/2021
This episode introduces and briefly explains several cosmological arguments for God's existence.

Duration:00:46:57

Truth Defined and Defended

9/22/2021
This episode discusses three theories of truth and argues that the correspondence theory of truth is the most rational theory as well as being essential to the Christian faith.

Duration:00:48:21

Apologetic Method

9/15/2021
This episode discusses the three-step method of doing apologetics and gives some helpful tips to focus on while doing apologetics in an evangelism context.

Duration:00:42:07

Biblical Basis for Apologetics

9/12/2021
This is an episode discussing Bible verses that command Christians to defend their faith and/or show Jesus and the apostles doing something like apologetics.

Duration:00:29:54

Introduction to Apologetics

9/10/2021
This is the first in a series of apologetics episodes that will explain what apologetics is and show the topics that will be covered in the rest of the series.

Duration:00:24:24