A CRISIS OF CRITICAL THOUGHT
We are facing a very real crisis of critical thought among today’s youth. Our secular culture increasingly favors a growing multiculturalism that affirms a uniform tolerance of all worldviews while simultaneously opposing a firm commitment to any one belief. Many young people believe that all religions are basically the same. Consequently, many young men and women cannot articulate their own faith.
Seeking to challenge these realities, the ASK curriculum aims to empower students with the critical tools necessary for understanding their own faith and for investigating and evaluating differing worldviews.
THE ASK CURRICULUM
Unlike DVD curriculum where the video dominates classroom time and requires only fill-in-the-blank answers, ASK requires a group leader to inspire and encourage students to verbalize their beliefs. For a group leader, ASK demands a time commitment similar to preparing for an in-depth Bible study.
ASK was built to reach students of high school age and up.
Foundations of Apologetics
Designed to introduce a comprehensive range of apologetic arguments and strategies, Foundations of Apologetics features lectures by RZIM’s team of apologists including Ravi Zacharias, Michael Ramsden, John Lennox, Stuart McAllister, Alister McGrath, and Amy Orr-Ewing.
Students of this rigorous curriculum will become adept at recognizing the many worldviews influencing our culture and equipped to challenge the assumptions of these worldviews.
It is our prayer you will find the studies foster not only knowledge but also cultivate the skills to communicate that knowledge in a way that is winsome and effective.
Contains twelve teaching DVDs and one data CD containing twelve printable PDF booklets and twelve PowerPoint slideshows of each volume for the group leader.
Is there a God? If so … why is there evil and suffering? Has science eliminated religion? There are thousands of different religions: which one is true? Can we take the Bible seriously, or is it just a myth? Who was Jesus of Nazareth and does it matter?
Those are Burning Questions, the answers to which have profound implications because they effect so many other areas of life: for instance, whether or not life has meaning, purpose or hope. Yet, too often, attempts to talk about these questions is marred by a clash of fundamentalisms, by extremists (religious or secular) simply yelling or trying to outsmart each other.Is there a better way to have discourse on these questions that really do matter? Join Dr. Andy Bannister as he tries to do just that—journeying across three countries—talking to a wide range of experts—people of all faiths and none—in search of some clarity. Whether you’re a skeptic or a seeker, a doubter or a disciple, Burning Questions will encourage you to listen well, think deeply and to follow the evidence where it leads.