Apologetics and World Religions (ST 780)
Winter Intensive Course
with Dr. Mike Milton
January 4-7, 2016
In this course for audit or continuing education units, participants will:
- Identify commonly encountered classical, modern, and postmodern challenges to the Christian faith, including secularism and the New Atheism;
- Evaluate the classical and contemporary efforts to defend the Christian faith against these challenges;
- Develop strategies for setting forth Christianity’s truth claims in a world that is increasingly diverse and religiously pluralistic.
This course is offered during Winter Term in Greenville, SC.
Course dates: January 4-7, 2016, 9 am – 5 pm
Course location: Mitchell Road Presbyterian Church, Greenville, SC [map]
Dr. Michael A. Milton (PhD, University of Wales, Trinity Saint David’s College) is a long-time pastor in the Presbyterian Church in America and presently serves as the Reverend Dr. James H. Ragsdale Professor and Chair of Missions and Evangelism and as the Director of Strategic Leadership Initiatives for Erskine Theological Seminary.
Dr. Milton’s record of service in the ministry includes his election as the Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer of the Reformed Theological Seminary system, President of RTS Charlotte; Senior Minister, First Presbyterian Church, Chattanooga, Tennessee; founding pastor of congregations in Overland Park, Kansas and in Savannah, Georgia. He also founded a Christian preparatory in the Kansas City area.
Dr. Milton is the author of 23 books, numerous popular and peer reviewed journal articles, and published sermons. Michael Milton is also a composer and recording artist whose work has been published and released in five albums of original music.
A graduate of Knox Theological Seminary, Mid America Nazarene University, and The Defense Language Institute, Dr. Milton is an alumnus of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he is presently completing a Masters of Public Administration in public policy as part of his senior service college education for the US Army Reserve. Milton, a former Naval intelligence linguist, is a U.S. Army Chaplain and is presently the Command Chaplain of U.S. Military Intelligence (Readiness Command).