Episode 125: Kerby Anderson and Daniel Ray Discuss Street Epistemology on the Point of View Radio Network

Apologetics Profile

Jun 13 2022 • 44 mins


As you read this, there is presently a growing community of online social media savvy atheists and skeptics learning and engaging in conversational techniques that are designed to plant seeds of doubt in the minds of Christians about their faith in Christ. This growing phenomenon is known as Street Epistemology, or SE for short.

SE includes a financially supported non-profit organization that produces materials and content, trained practitioners who give seminars on how to use SE, a multitude of social media platforms including Facebook, Reddit, Discord, YouTube, Clubhouse, and Twitter, and an enthusiastic community of lay atheists and skeptics dedicated to the promotion and use of this technique. And if you or your children or grandchildren are active on social media, it's not unlikely you or they will eventually chat with a street epistemologist.


So what is street epistemology? What are some of the ways you can recognize if you are talking to a street epistemologist? What should you say? How should you respond?


On this episode of Apologetics Profile, Watchman staff apologist Daniel Ray sits down with long-time friend of Watchman Fellowship, Kerby Anderson, host of the nationally syndicated talk radio show Point of View to discuss the basics of what you and your family need to know about this growing online atheist movement.

WATCH THE VIDEO: You may also watch the interview here: https://vimeo.com/710522615.


And just as a reminder, this broadcast of Apologetics Profile is a rebroadcast of Daniel's conversation with Kerby on Point of View. So even though Kerby is going to invite people to call in, please do not call the studio, as this is not a live broadcast!


KERBY ANDERSON serves as president of Probe Ministries (www.probe.org) in Plano, Texas. He is a regular contributor to the Probe radio program heard on over 600 radio outlets (including the USA Radio Network, Moody Broadcasting Network, Bott Radio Network, and American Family Network). He also serves as host of “Point of View” (USA Radio Network) heard on 290 radio outlets nationwide as well as on the Internet (www.pointofview.net) and shortwave.

EDUCATION

  • B.S., Oregon State University (Zoology)
  • M.F.S., Yale University (Science)
  • M.A., Georgetown University (Government)
  • Kennedy Institute of Bioethics (Washington, D.C)

AUTHOR

  • Fossils in Focus (1977)
  • Life, Death and Beyond (1980)
  • Genetic Engineering (1982)
  • Origin Science (1987)
  • Living Ethically In the 90s (1990)
  • Signs of Warning, Signs of Hope (1994)
  • Moral Dilemmas (1998)
  • Christian Ethics in Plain Language (2005)
  • A Biblical Point of View on Islam (2007)
  • A Biblical Point of View on Homosexuality (2008)
  • A Biblical Point of View on Intelligent Design (2008)
  • A Biblical Point of View on Spiritual Warfare (2009)
  • Making the Most of Your Money in Tough Times (2009)

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