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you miss more of reality than you get.
reality Better compromises
► Therefore, you clearly want some compromise, but
Therefore, you quickly realize various compromises are
Reality Reality Reality My Beliefs
My Beliefs Reasons to believe something is
► Evidence. Although evidence doesn’’t guarantee truth, it
does point to truth. This is where apologetics comes in – it doesn't
make Christianity true, but it helps to make it
evident that Christianity is true. What counts as evidence to justify beliefs? What counts as evidence to justify beliefs? ► Evidence commonly accessible to all human
beings: Sense perceptions Universal feelings (love, guilt, self-awareness, etc. Not
so much proven as undeniable for the man on the
street) Logical inference Categories of the understanding (pre-conditions of our
knowing) Innate or inborn knowledge As well as…………….Authority? Reliability? Predictive
power? Two kinds of knowledge:
► Propositional knowledge – rationally justified true belief that a proposition is true.
► Personal knowledge (knowledge by
acquaintance) – knowing a person.
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