The Faithful Presence Podcast

Deep Dive: Apologetics & Evangelism with Dr Randy Newman

November 06, 2022 Faithful Presence Season 1 Episode 16
The Faithful Presence Podcast
Deep Dive: Apologetics & Evangelism with Dr Randy Newman
Show Notes

On this episode Michael chats with author and C.S. Lewis scholar, Dr.  Randy Newman about the shortcomings of “lifestyle evangelism,” persuasion in an age of polarization, responding to cultural defeaters, why questions work better than assertions,  the importance of admitting the incomplete answers Christians can offer, and the critical role of cultural apologetics in whole-life discipleship.

Books by Dr. Newman:
Mere Evangelism
Questioning Evangelism

Other links from the episode:
Good Faith
Short People by the other Randy Newman 

Intro music: "B-o-o-g-o-l-o-o" by the Diplomats of Solid Sound,  from their 2010 album, What Goes Around Comes Around.
Exit music: "Plenty Nasty" by the Diplomats of Solid Sound featuring the Diplomettes, from their 2008 self-titled album. 

Post-production: David (aka "The Wizard") Strutt

Bumper music: The Diplomats of Solid Sound

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