Latest Articles by Dr. Jason Lisle

  • Ad Hominem
    Sept. 14, 2009 from Logical Fallacies Series

    The ad hominmen fallacy is so named because it directs an argument against the person making a claim rather than the claim itself.

  • Feedback Article
    The Logic of Belief
    Sept. 11, 2009 from Feedback

    Is Christianity logical? As Dr. Jason Lisle, AiG–U.S., shows, not only is Christianity logical, it is foundational for all logic.

  • Bifurcation
    Sept. 7, 2009 from Logical Fallacies Series

    A person commits this fallacy when he or she claims that there are only two mutually exclusive possibilities—when, in fact, there is a third option.

  • The Complex Question
    Aug. 31, 2009 from Logical Fallacies Series

    The complex question is the interrogative form of begging the question—when the arguer attempts to persuade by asking a loaded question.

  • The Fallacy of the Question-Begging Epithet
    Aug. 24, 2009 from Logical Fallacies Series

    With the question-begging epithet, the arguer uses biased (often emotional) language to persuade people rather than using logic.

  • The Fallacy of Begging the Question
    Aug. 17, 2009 from Logical Fallacies Series

    This fallacy is committed when a person merely assumes what he is attempting to prove, or when the premise of an argument actually depends upon its conclusion.

  • Surviving Secular College
    Aug. 11, 2009

    In addition to the normal academic pressures faced by all students, the consistent Christian must learn to be discerning about the views and interpretations expressed by his or her professors.

  • The Fallacy of Equivocation
    Aug. 10, 2009 from Logical Fallacies Series

    Most words have more than one meaning, but only one of these meanings will properly fit the given context.

  • The Fallacy of Reification
    Aug. 3, 2009 from Logical Fallacies Series

    Reification is attributing a concrete characteristic to something that is abstract.

  • Feedback Article
    Should Christians Put Aside Biblical Authority?
    July 31, 2009 from Feedback

    Did Paul, in the New Testament, instruct Christians to put aside biblical authority in order to reach the lost? Dr. Jason Lisle, AiG–U.S., shows why this is problematic.

  • Introduction
    July 27, 2009 from Logical Fallacies Series

    Logic is a very valuable tool, particularly for the Christian who wants to defend his or her faith better.

  • Article Series
    Logical Fallacies Series
    July 27, 2009

    Logic can be a valuable tool for Christians to defend their faith. But mistakes in reasoning can derail even the best argument.

  • The Ultimate Proof of Creation
    July 20, 2009 from Answers Update

    A debate over biblical creation is a lot like a debate over the existence of air. Can you imagine two people debating whether or not air exists?

  • Feedback Article
    Is Apologetics in Vain?
    July 10, 2009 from Feedback

    Are apologetics efforts based on presuppositional arguments ultimately in vain? Dr. Jason Lisle, AiG–U.S., addresses this question and more.

  • June 30, 2009

    Paul Taylor talks to Dr Jason lisle about his new book, The Ultimate Proof of Creation.

  • Is There an “Ultimate Proof of Creation”?
    June 15, 2009

    Many creationists are looking for a “magic bullet” to prove creation is true. The proof, however, is not simply in the evidence.

  • Feedback Article
    Logic or Faith?
    June 12, 2009 from Feedback

    Are the laws of logic truly universal? Must a person choose between logic or faith? Have we moved beyond superstition? Dr. Jason Lisle, AiG–U.S., responds to a critic’s challenge.

  • Book Chapter
    As Easy as Pi

    Does the Bible make a mistake in claiming that pi equals 3?

  • Feedback Article
    Just Another Book?
    May 15, 2009 from Feedback

    Other religions claim that they have the true written word of some god. What makes Christianity different? Dr. Jason Lisle, answers this common question.

  • Feedback Article
    Imagine No Creator
    April 17, 2009 from Feedback

    Dr. Jason Lisle, AiG–U.S., shows why a universe with stability and laws of logic requires the biblical God—even hypothetical ones.

  • Feedback Article
    Does Science Need God?
    April 3, 2009 from Feedback

    Could science operate if the biblical God didn’t exist? Dr. Jason Lisle, AiG–U.S., shows why even atheist scientists unwittingly depend upon a God they don’t believe in.

  • Feedback Article
    Just How Omnipotent?
    March 20, 2009 from Feedback

    A reader wants to know why there are some things an omnipotent God cannot do. Dr. Jason Lisle, AiG–U.S., responds.

  • March 17, 2009

    How do you fit dinosaurs into the Bible? You don’t! You use the Bible, the infallible Word of the Creator, to understand dinosaurs!

  • Feedback Article
    A Question of Authorship
    Feb. 13, 2009 from Feedback

    It’s a question almost everyone asks: how do we know the Bible is God’s Word? Dr. Jason Lisle, AiG–US, tackles this complex issue.

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