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The Church & Western Civilization

6
Lessons
2 hrs
Starting at $14/month (billed annually)

Overview

This Hot Topic examines the question: "Did the Church build Western Civilization?" We investigate reasons in the affirmative, negative, and consider questions that are just interesting. Our instructor, Josh Biedel, takes the viewer through a fairly thorough analysis of this topic, which undoubtedly possesses ramifications of great magnitude depending on how the overarching question can be answered.

Categories

Hot Topics
Apologetics
Philosophy
History

1. The Church & Western Civilization - Introduction

Part 1 -Introduction
Josh introduces the Hot Topic and the question for the ANI Chart (Affirmative, Negative, Interesting): “Did the Church build Western Civilization?”

2. The Church & Western Civilization - Negative Side

Part 2 - Negative side

We go through 9 reasons answering in the negative that no, the Church did not build Western Civilization.

3. The Church & Western Civilization - Affirmative Side

Part 3 - Affirmative side 

We consider 11 reasons answering in the affirmative that yes, the Church did build Western Civilization.

4. The Church & Western Civilization - Interesting Section & Josh’s stance

Part 4 - Interesting section & Josh’s stance

We visit 6 interesting questions relating to this Hot Topic; Josh always provides his personal stance on this question.

5. The Church & Western Civilization - Debunking Negatives

Part 5 - Debunking Negatives & Why the Negative side at all?

Josh circles back and debunks and addresses the 9 negative reasons; he also examines why some people may believe in the negative position.

6. The Church & Western Civilization - Call To Action

Part 6 - Call to Action

Lastly, Josh delivers a call to action for the Church to fulfill the Great Commission and to secondarily help save and rebuild Western Civilization.

Instructor

Josh Biedel