Should Christians be tolerant? Is it ever okay to be intolerant? How has the definition of tolerance changed over the years? Does being tolerant mean you have to agree with everyone’s beliefs? How does love fit in with truth and tolerance? And How do we find the balance between loving and being gracious to people, without compromising truth? In this episode of the Impact 360 Institute podcast Jonathan Morrow interviews author, communicator, and professor of Christian Apologetics Sean McDowell.
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About Today’s Guest:
Sean McDowell, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of Apologetics at Biola University. He graduated summa cum laude from Talbot Theological Seminary with a double master’s degree in philosophy and theology. He earned his PH.D. in Apologetics and Worldview Studies from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the author, co-author, or editor of over fifteen books including Ethix: Being Bold in a Whatever World, Understanding Intelligent Design, the Apologetics Study Bible for Students, Same-Sex Marriage: A Thoughtful Approach to God’s Design for Marriage, The Beauty of Intolerance and Is God Just a Human Invention?. Sean was named Educator of the Year for San Juan Capistrano in 2007-08. His apologetics training has received exemplary status from the Association of Christian Schools International. He is a regular guest on various radio and TV shows. In April 2000, Sean married his high school sweetheart, Stephanie. They have three children, Scottie, Shauna, and Shane and live in San Juan Capistrano, California. Visit him online here.