This last week was full of surprises. I was called by the Wall Street Journal for a short interview on the recent trend in apologetics. Even more surprisingly, I was quoted in the article. Check it out here. I was impressed by the article's impartiality. It shows how Christians like
A month ago my publisher alerted me that I just might be interviewed by a journalist from the Wall Street Journal. My mind darted to the scenarios. Would they want to know about my book? Would I be able to share about Soulation? Would the journalist be antagonist about Christianity?
I wondered about it for several weeks, but when nothing materialized, let it go. Then I got the call, yes they wanted a short interview. We coordinated a time. The day came and, thinking the agreed on time was Mountain time, I hopped into the shower. No sooner was I completely wet that my husband came running in with the phone, WSJ on the line.
So, sparing you the details, I did the interview slightly damp, robed and in front of a raging fire.
It went really well. I got to share what I would say to someone who disbelieves in God’s existence, how I would answer the problem of pain, why immaterial things exist (which I was gratified to find was the same argument Lennox used in debate, see article). I shared how other apologists (Josh McDowell, Francis Schaeffer, C.S. Lewis, Ravi Zacharias) were key in spurring Christians towards engaging with ideas, I could hear her typing in the background.
At the end of the interview she shared how she went to a Dawkins/Lennox debate in
I was thrilled to be a part.