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Do you want to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with non-believers? If clarifying misunderstandings about Christianity or responding to intellectual objections sounds like fun, then maybe you have a calling to study apologetics. Removing the obstacles that are in the way of someone seeing the truth of Scripture is something that apologists do regularly. Our online Christian apologetics courses will provide you with the philosophical, historical, and biblical knowledge to defend the truth-claims of Christianity. Through our Christian apologetics training, you will gain a more profound understanding of Scripture for personal ministry and to strengthen your understanding of the Bible. You will study and research historical data, philosophy, and use reason to defend the truth in Scripture.
The conflict thesis is a historiographical approach in the history of science that originated in the 19th century which maintains that there is an intrinsic intellectual conflict between religion and science and that it inevitably leads to hostility. Historians of science have long ago rejected the thesis     and have instead widely accepted a complexity thesis. In the s, the relationship between religion and science became an actual formal topic of discourse, while before this no one had pitted science against religion or vice versa, though occasional interactions had occurred in the past.
Polling and Analysis. Participation in several traditional forms of religious observance has declined in recent years. For example, the share of Americans who say they attend religious services at least once a week has ticked down by 3 percentage points since , as has the share who say they pray every day. These declines are closely connected to the continued growth of the religiously unaffiliated population.