Today is the release of J. Warner Wallace’s intriguing new book called Person of Interest. Undoubtedly, this book is very well written and captivating from the first page all the way to the last. I had the privilege of being part of the launch team for this book. This post constitutes my attempt to give a robust review of this fine work. As a Van Tillian Presuppositionalist I have a fairly distinct approach concerning apologetical methodology than Mr. Wallace (more on different schools of apologetics here). Nonetheless, I appreciate many aspects of his work and consider these differences to be important, but brotherly matters to be handled with charity. I can certainly say I found Person of Interest to be an enjoyable book. It was fun to grab a cup of coffee, my furry fido friend, and dive into the book making lots of notes in the process. With that being said, let’s dive into some of the primary components of Detective Wallace’s newest contribution to apologetics.
Recently, as you may have heard, Harvard’s chaplains installed a new president of the group. I don’t make a practice of writing about ivy league schools and their chaplain selections. Yet, this time is another story because the individual elected is Greg Epstein, who is a humanist atheist.1 An article in The Guardian captured this well when they posted a student’s thoughts who said:
Admittedly, Ken Ham has been one of my heroes for many years. He has taken bold stands upon the Scripture and continued to fight against the false worldviews of our day. His newest, book Divided Nation, is no exception from the norm we have come to expect from this creation apologist. He begins by addressing the way America is greatly divided in our modern-day. He talks about the mass exodus away from the church in both America and the West as a whole. He says: