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Polemics J-Term with James White

Monday, January 03, 2011, 5:00 PM - Friday, January 07, 2011, 10:00 PM

Location: Midwest Center for Theological Studies, P.O. Box 8036, Owensboro, KY US 42302

Category: J-Term Module

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Course Description: Polemics (2 CREDIT HOURS) Dr. White will be addressing The New Atheism, Islam, Roman Catholicism, and Mormonism.
REGISTRATION BEGINS:  November 1, 2010

Lecturer Bio: JJames Whiteames White is the director of Alpha and Omega Ministries, a Christian apologetics organization based in Phoenix, Arizona. He is a professor, having taught Greek, Systematic Theology, and various topics in the field of apologetics. He has authored or contributed to more than twenty books, including The King James Only Controversy, The Forgotten Trinity, The Potter's Freedom, and The God Who Justifies. He is an accomplished debater, having engaged in more than seventy-five moderated, public debates with leading proponents of Roman Catholicism, Islam, Jehovah's Witnesses, and Mormonism, as well as critics such as Bart Ehrman, John Dominic Crossan, Marcus Borg, and John Shelby Spong. He is an elder of the Phoenix Reformed Baptist Church, has been married to Kelli for more than twenty-seven years, and has two children, Joshua and Summer. 


Course Details:

  • Course cost includes dinner Monday – Friday at MCTS campus
  • MCTS will shuttle any students flying into Evansville, IN
  • Heritage Baptist Church members will host any students needing housing. Students will be responsible for travel to and from the MCTS campus, though we will attempt to help as much as possible.
  • Host homes will provide breakfast Tuesday - Saturday
  • Local hotels are available
  • Possible mid-day discussions with Drs. White, Waldron, and Barcellos to be broadcasted on the internet
  • Mid-day use of local gymnasium
  • Course is limited to 35 out of town students, 15 resident students, and 100 internet students
  • Registration begins:  November 1st, 2010

Lecture Schedule:

    Monday – Friday (January 3-7)
    Lecture #1           5:00-6:30pm
    Dinner                  6:30-7:15pm
    Lecture #2           7:15-8:30pm
    Lecture #3           8:45-10:00pm

    Saturday (January 8)
    Lecture #1           9:00-10:15am
    Lecture #2           10:30-11:45am