CT Scan: Critical Thinking Scan

CT Scan: Critical Thinking Scan

14 Seasons

Critical Thinking Scan with Patricia Engler can help you process any faith-challenging message and reach a biblical, logical conclusion yourself.

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CT Scan: Critical Thinking Scan
  • Is Belief in God Genetic?

    Episode 1

    Some researchers think that part of human spirituality may be linked to genetics. So, you might hear people suggest that we only believe in God because our DNA tells us to. Is that valid? Let’s see how to respond to this argument using the 7 Checks of Critical Thinking.

  • Did Religious Beliefs Result from Evolution?

    Episode 2

    The story in secular classrooms and culture says that humans started believing in God because “religion” provided some evolutionary advantage. Using the 7 Checks of Critical Thinking, we can break this message down, define the terms, spot the propaganda, identify the assumptions and arrive at a l...

  • What About Hypocrisy in the Church?

    Episode 3

    A popular objection to Christianity is that people in the church may be hypocrites. Religious hypocrisy is a sad reality, which Jesus Himself detested. But is hypocrisy a logical reason to dismiss the Christian worldview? 

  • Haven’t Christians Done Bad Things?

    Episode 4

    A top objection to Christianity is that people who called themselves Christians have done wrong things, even quoting the Bible to try justifying their actions. Does that mean the Bible is false? While wrongdoings are tragic, the fact that professing Christians can do wrong or misapply Scripture i...

  • Answering 2 Lies About Apologetics

    Episode 5

    Apologetics is often called the defense of the Christian faith. But what does that really mean? What’s the point of “defending the faith?” And isn’t apologetics just a hobby for Christians who like to debate? Let’s think through these questions biblically to answer two popular lies about apologet...