The Case for Christianity
Monday at 6:30 PM
Join Dr. Melissa Cain Travis for a six-week introductory study of the evidence and arguments for the central claims of Christianity.
Beginning Monday, February 6, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. in Jones Library, Dr. Travis will cover topics including:
- The Veracity of the New Testament Manuscripts
- Extrabiblical Evidence for a Historical Jesus
- In Defense of Miracles
- Evidence for the Resurrection of Christ
- The Exclusivity of Christianity
The core textbook is Christian Apologetics 2nd Edition by Douglas Groothuis. Recommended, not required.
About the teacher:
Melissa Travis, PhD serves as Affiliate Faculty at Colorado Christian University’s Lee Strobel Center for Evangelism and Applied Apologetics, where she teaches courses in the history and philosophy of science as well as the apologetics of C.S. Lewis. She earned a PhD in Humanities with a Philosophy concentration from Faulkner University’s Great Books program, where her dissertation research focused on the natural philosophy and natural theology of Johannes Kepler. She earned a Master of Arts in Science and Religion from Biola University and holds a Bachelor of Science in general biology from Campbell University. She is a Fellow at the Discovery Institute’s Center for Science and Culture.
Dr. Travis is the author of Thinking God’s Thoughts: Johannes Kepler and the Miracle of Cosmic Comprehensibility (forthcoming, 2022), Science and the Mind of the Maker: What the Conversation Between Faith and Science Reveals About God (Harvest House, 2018), and a contributor to The Story of the Cosmos: How the Heavens Declare the Glory of God (Harvest House, 2019). She is a member of the Contributing Writers team at Christian Research Institute and The Worldview Bulletin.
Dr. Travis presides over the Society for Women of Letters and is a member of the Evangelical Philosophical Society’s Executive Council.
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