LBA 11th & 12th Grade

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11th and 12th Grade Apologetics

Goals:

  1. Students will learn how to interact with opposing views without taking offense or offending.
  2. Students will learn how to defend the Christian faith against hard questions.

Two text books:

  1. Gregory Koukl, Tactics: A Game Plan for Discussing Your Christian Convictions
  2. Timothy Keller, The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism

Grading:

  1. 25% Weekly quizzes over the reading
  2. 25% In class discussion
  3. 25% Three page review of Tactics due on January 7
  4. 25% Three page review of The Reason for God due on May 6

Class Schedule

8/20 Introductions, overview, and grading

8/27 Tactics chapter 1, Diplomacy or D-Day? (10th #1)

9/3 Tactics chapter 2, Reservations (10th #2)

9/10 Tactics chapter 3, Getting in the Driver’s Seat (10th #3-4)

9/17 Tactics chapter 4, Columbo Step 2 (10th #5-6)

9/24 Tactics chapter 5, Step Three (10th #7)

10/1 Tactics chapter 6, Perfecting Columbo (10th #8-9)

10/8 Tactics chapter 7, Suicide: Views that Self-Destruct (10th #10)

10/15 Tactics chapter 8, Practical Suicide (10th #11)

10/22 Tactics chapter 9, Sibling Rivalry and Infanticide (10th #12)

10/29 Tactics chapter 10, Taking the Roof Off (10th #13)

11/5 Tactics chapter 11, Steamroller (10th #14)

11/12 Tactics chapter 12, Rhodes Scholar (10th #15)

11/19 Tactics chapter 13, Just the Facts Ma’am (10th #16)

11/26 Thanksgiving Break (10th #17-18)

12/3 Tactics chapter 14, More Sweat, Less Blood (10th #19) (Last day of semester)

1/7 Book review of Tactics due & Reason for God chapter 1

1/14 Reason for God chapter 2

1/21 Reason for God chapter 3

1/28 Reason for God chapter 4

2/4 Reason for God chapter 5

2/11 Off Week

2/18 Reason for God chapter 6

2/25 Reason for God chapter 7

3/4 Reason for God chapter 8

3/11Spring Break

3/18 Reason for God chapter 9

3/25 Reason for God chapter 10

4/1 Reason for God chapter 11

4/8 Reason for God chapter 12

4/15 Reason for God chapter 13

4/22 Off Week

4/29 Reason for God chapter 14

5/6 Reason for God book review due- Topic to be determined

5/13 Last Day of Class- Topic to be determined