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
  • Eisegesis vs. Exegesis

    Episode 1

    False teachers often reinterpret God’s Word to fit their own human ideas. But this isn’t just bad theology—it’s bad logic. Proper teaching about the Bible is based on deductive reasoning, where we view God’s Word as our big picture of truth and draw our ideas FROM it. That’s exegesis. But false t...

  • False Teaching: Lie #1 – God’s Word Isn’t True

    Episode 2

    False teachings often share similar themes in common, tell-tale lies that can help us recognize a spiritual scam when we see one. Let’s examine the first of four such lies, a deception as old as time, which states that God’s Word is not completely true.

  • False Teaching: Lie #2 – You Can Be Like God

    Episode 3

    False teachings often share similar themes in common, tell-tale lies that can help us recognize a spiritual scam when we see one. Let’s examine the second of four such lies, an age-old deception which states that humans can be like God.

  • False Teaching: Lie #3 – Truth is Relative

    Episode 4

    False teachings often share similar themes in common, tell-tale lies that can help us recognize a spiritual scam when we see one. Let’s examine the third of four such lies, a mainstream message in secular classrooms and cultures, which states that truth is relative.

  • False Teaching: Lie #4 – Jesus Isn’t Who Scripture Says

    Episode 5

    False teachings often share similar themes in common, tell-tale lies that can help us recognize a spiritual scam when we see one. Let’s examine the last of four such lies, which states that Jesus is someone other than who the Bible says He is.

  • Thinking About Death and Suffering

    Episode 6

    “A loving God would not create a world with death, suffering and disaster.” This is a top objection to Christianity, which even evolutionary textbooks raise, asking why a competent Creator would design a process so cruel as natural selection. Let’s respond to this important question using Check #...