"The Historical Evidence for the Resurrection that Even Skeptics Believe"
David Propp died suddenly and tragically on November 9, 2012, within months of his graduation from UCSB.
Please take some time to reflect and remember this remarkable young man, his wonderful family, friends, and co-workers.
FINDING GOD at UCSB
CHRISTIAN FACULTY FORUM at UCSB
For over 30 years, Christian faculty at UCSB have been meeting regularly for discussion and prayer. For over 20 years they have published an annual Resurrection Proclamation in the Daily Nexus simply declaring "He is Risen."
In 2011, it was decided to place a smaller proclamation in the student paper on the day after Easter and spread the Good News throughout the year through public events, meetings with Christian student groups, this website, and through social media.
In 2012, leading Christian faculty members decided to host an event the week after Easter at the University Center to give short testimonials and answer questions.
A similar event will be held on Friday, May 4 at the Intervarsity meeting at UCSB. Details coming soon.
RESOURCES ON THE RESURRECTION
"So do not worry, saying, 'What shall we eat?' or 'What shall we drink?' or 'What shall we wear?' For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them. But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. (Jesus in Matthew 6:31-34).
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The Veritas Forum began at Harvard University in 1992 and has spread to over 75 colleges and universities throughout the country. The forum is designed to engage the university in the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.
The Veritas Forum at UC Santa Barbara is currently the leading contributer to the Veritas Media Library allowing viewers throughout the world to learn from the greatest Christian scholars of our time as they discuss and debate the most relevant and important issues in life.
Audio and video recordings of Dr. William Lane Craig’s exciting debates, talks, and interviews as well as both scholarly and popular writings are available free online.
Gary Habermas has dedicated his professional life to the examination of the relevant historical, philosophical, and theological issues surrounding the death and resurrection of Jesus. His extensive list of publications and debates provides a thorough account of the current state of the issue. Christian believers as well as unbelievers may find within the contents of this site a strong argument for the philosophical possibility of miracles and the historicity of the resurrection of Jesus, as well as the theological and practical implications of this event. Many of his talks and debates are available on this site and at the Veritas Media Library.
In the context of the Big Bang and the 2nd Law of Thermodynamics, evolution is just another pointer back to the origin of all physical reality in the finite past. No matter how you look at it, creation preceded evolution.
Quotes from prominent scientists and philosophers point to the creation of the universe including the diversity and disparity of life on Earth.
Your assignment, should you choose to accept it, is to probe the big questions of life. Where did you come from? Why are you here? How did it all begin? Where are we going?
Best-selling author Nancy Pearcey is editor-at-large. Her most recent book is TOTAL TRUTH: Liberating Christianity from Its Cultural Captivity. She is also the Francis A. Schaeffer Scholar at the World Journalism Institute.
"The chief purpose of life, for any one of us, is to increase according to our capacity our knowledge of God by all the means we have, and to be moved by it to praise and thanks." - J.R.R. Tolkien
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