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Friday, October 11 • 1:30pm - 2:25pm
Breakout 2I: Paganism Rising

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Paganism is a polytheistic worldview where the adherents employ manipulative powers, in an attempt to change or control the circumstances of their lives or others. While typically associated with the ancient world (Mesopotamia, Egypt, Persia, Greco-Roman mystery religions), the current culture of relativism has allowed this worldview to once again thrive, resulting in a renewed need for understanding. Through an analysis of ancient paganism, as seen through archaeology, the framework of the pagan worldview will be outlined, after which correlations between ancient and modern paganism will be drawn. This will be followed by a discussion of the differences between the pagan and Christian worldviews, which will include how the Christian savior story differs from that of pagan accounts. The final remarks will cover the manner in which the early church handled paganism, with application points on how modern Christians can do the same.

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Kristen Davis

Founder, SES Alum, DoubtLess Faith
Kristen Davis is the Founder of DoubtLess Faith Ministries, the President of Eat Steak Not Cake, and the Co-Founder of Adventurous Apologetics. She speaks internationally; is an Associate of Associates for Biblical Research, an Adjunct Professor of Apologetics at Houston Baptist University... Read More →

Friday October 11, 2019 1:30pm - 2:25pm EDT