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presuppositionalism

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  • n. A school of Christian apologetics that presumes Christian faith is the only basis for rational thought.

Etymologies

presuppositional +‎ -ism (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I was pleased to find the general points of "presuppositionalism" fairly represented from

    Pros Apologian

  • All of these men are "black coffee" Calvinists, adhering rigorously to Sola Scriptura, Covenant Theology, TULIP, Van Tilian apologetics i.e. presuppositionalism, and postmillennialism.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Craig with a PHD in “metaphysical presuppositionalism.”

    Allah vs evolution - The Panda's Thumb

  • But, I thought three books, which are hardly primary sources of presuppositionalism

    Pros Apologian

  • Van Til and Clark's apologetical "children" have developed presuppositionalism along their two divergent paths, the former denying intellectual common ground with non-Christians, the latter affirming it.

    Pros Apologian

  • The Defense of the Faith or Introduction to Systematic Theology or Bahnsen's Always Ready or Van Til's Apologetic or Frame's Apologetics to the Glory of God or any of the other major primary works of presuppositionalism would be listed.

    Pros Apologian

  • Especially in his treatment of the second triad of "Christian Apologetics," Vickers has been decidedly influenced by Van Tillian presuppositionalism.

    Reformation Theology

  • Presuppositionalists try to weasel out of that charge by claiming that there are different types of circularity, that their method does not rely on mere vicious circularity (which they agree is a logical fallacy) and that all methods of inquiry rely, to some degree, on presuppositionalism.

    Planet Atheism

  • TC - Thank you for a fascinating look at presuppositionalism (PS)!

    Planet Atheism

  • As I read books, blogs and web sites, I occasionally stumbled across the term, presuppositionalism.

    Planet Atheism

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