The Roots of Our Decline – Francis Schaeffer


Francis Scheaffer (30 January 1912 – 15 May 1984) was a man who lived and articulated the debate points with prophetic foresight, as this video makes clear.

He was also a model in showing how apologetic methodology (Evidentialism and Presuppositionalism) need not be counter but rather complimentary of one-another.

Evidentialism versus Presuppositionalism – The Classic Methodology Debate

To understand the other side of the debate you must understand their position.

This is in my opinion, the classic debate. Here is a ten-minute summary on the debate between Greg Bahnsen and R.C. Sproul.

I’m very grateful for the emerging crop of young, energetic, immensely intelligent apologists. They are not only a breath of fresh air, but a reason for hope in a culture that is quickly unraveling due to destructive ideological forces.

But it’s also great to go back to those who framed the debate points on the subject of apologetic methodology.