Athanasius as Evangelist: Where Penal Substitution Goes Wrong, and Medical Substitution Succeeds | The Anástasis Center for Christian Education & Ministry

The Problem of Evil:  An Evangelist of Modern Evangelicalism In a thoughtful and witty presentation called The Problem of Evil, prominent evangelical apologist Ravi Zacharias offers his answer to the most vexing questions of our age, and, indeed, of all time.  How could God be good, in a world where there is evil?  Especially gross…

Athanasius as Evangelist: Why Human Evil is Even Possible, and Why Sin is Addictive | The Anástasis Center for Christian Education & Ministry

Made for Pleasure with God In Contra Gentes chapters 2 – 7, Athanasius defends God from any accusation of evil or caprice on account of humanity’s wickedness.  He does this by explaining God’s intention for the creation.  After defending God as ‘good and exceeding[ly] noble,’ he defends God’s creation of the world and humanity as…

Athanasius as Evangelist: Ways the Early Church Differed from the Protestant Reformers | The Anástasis Center for Christian Education & Ministry

Who is Athanasius?  And Why Is He Important?  Among those who know little else about church history, Athanasius is often appreciated as the defender of the doctrine of the Trinity, and as the first Christian leader who identified the twenty-seven books of the New Testament as we receive it today.[1]  We must, therefore, take Athanasius…