The Virtual Office of Richard G. Howe, Ph.D.


New book with two chapters by Dr. Richard G. Howe and two chapters by Dr. Thomas A. Howe.
Order here.

Have Dr. Howe speak to your church or group. See the topics here.

Purchase material from the 20th National Conference on Christian Apologetics here.

The Christian Apologetics Journal featuring the panel discussion/debate between K. Scott Oliphint of Westminster Theological Seminary, Jason Lisle of the Institute for Creation Research and me is available for purchase here.


    Contact Dr. Howe at info 'at' richardghowe 'dot' com (where 'at' is replaced with @ and 'dot' is replaceed with .)
Have Dr. Howe speak to your church or group. See topics here.
    Dr. Howe's Ratio Christi Speaker's Bureau site here.

    Dr. Howe's "Quodlibetal Blog"

    Dr. Howe teaches at Southern Evangelical Seminary.

    Dr. Howe's Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Howe's Speaking Schedule

Feb. 9, 2015. Ratio Christi, Georgia State University. "Answering the Apostles of the New Atheism.

Apr. 24-25, 2015. Apologetics Canada Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Details here.

May 15-17, 2015. Church of the Living Christ of Loysville, Loysville, PA. Topic(s) TBD.

June 1-6, 2015. Southern Evangelical Seminary graduate and doctroral level course "New Religious Movements." The course will cover The Marks of a Cult, Mormonism, Jehovah's Witnesses, and the Occult. With the latter, we will examine: (1) Extreme Occultism - Satanism; (2) Moderate Occultism - Witchcraft; (3) Mainstream Occultism - the New Age Movement; and (4) "Christian" Occultism - the Word of Faith Movement. Take for credit or audit.TBD.

June 13, 2015. Nooksack Valley Christ Community Church. Details forthcoming.

June 16, 2015. Connect 316, the Connect 316 Supper. Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, OH. Details here.

August 13-15, 2015. Cross-Examined Instructor Academy on the campus of Southern Evangelical Seminary, Charlotte, NC.



Rivendell Power Point Decks (here)

Evangelical Philosophical Society 2014, San Diego ("Young Earth Presuppositionalism" here)

Ratio Christi Ole Miss (here)

Ratio Christi North Carolina State University (here)

Areopagus (here)

Ratio Christi University of Georgia (here)

National Conference on Christian Apologetics 2014 (here)
Ratio Christi National Symposium (here)

Stough Memorial Baptist Church Apologetics Conference 2014 (here)

Village Baptist Church Engage the Mind 2014 (here) 2013 (here)

Classical Philosophy Study Members click here.

Apologetics Summit, Ames, Iowa click here.

Cornerstone School of Theology click here.

Theology Café click here.

South Africa 2013 (here)

[Advisory: offensive language from the atheist] Hear/download Dr. Howe's debate with Prof. Piet Croucamp at the University of Johannesburg here.

Midway Community Church

Foundations Sunday School Class click here.

Thursday Morning Men's Bible Study click here.

Sunday Night Adult Bible Study click here.

Exploring Mormonism Class click here.

Cross-Examined Instructor Academy (CIA) Article: "What Does This Verse Mean to You?" (here)

Mt. Moriah Baptist Church "Defending the Faith" Conference (here)

NJ Christian Apologetic Conference (here)

Some Publications by Dr. Richard G. Howe click here.

Some Publications by Dr. Thomas A. Howe click here.

Richard plays Pearl drums with Zildjian cymbals and Vic Firth sticks. (my set)

Apologetics 315 interview here.

One Minute Apologist Videos with Dr. Richard G. Howe

What Is a Cult?

What Is the Occult?

World Religion or Cult?

What Do Mormons Believe?

Are Mormons Christian?

What Do Jehovah's Witnesses Believe?

What Do Muslims Believe?

What Do Buddhists Believe?

On Steven Hawking's The Grand Design


Bible and Theology

A Commentary on Certain Differences Between the 1963 Baptist Faith and Message and the 2000 Baptist Faith and Message
James, Dead Faith, Salvation, and Justification: James 2:14-26
Chart: James, Dead Faith, and the Hypothetical Objector: James 2:18-26
Having Done All These Things: Brief Comments on Hebrews 6:4-6a
Rethinking Adam in the Garden: Genesis 2:15
Some Concerns about a Revivalist's View of "How to Hear from God"


Does the Bible Teach Reincarnation? A Response to Joe Fisher's "The Lost Chord of Christianity"
Some Concerns about Holistic Medicine, Dr. Bernie Siegel, and New Age Occultism  (Response to a Critic)
Some Concerns about John C. Maxwell
Some Concerns about Norman Vincent Peale and The Power of Positive Thinking (new and expanded)
On Red Herrings, the Ambiguity of 'Natural' and the Fallacy of Equivocation in the Intelligent Design/Evolution Debate
Some Brief Critical Thoughts on Presuppositionalism  
        (Responses to Some Critics on The Puritan Board)
Some Comments on Galileo and the So-Called Conflict of Science and Religion
Some Theological Differences Between Evangelical Christianity and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormonism)
Modern Witchcraft: It May Not Be What You Think
Satanism: A Taste for the Dark Side


Richard G. Howe

Future Contingencies and the Law of Excluded Middle in Aristotle and Some Philosophers
Is Knowledge Perception? An Examination of Plato's Theaetetus 151d-186e

The Problem with A. J. Ayer and the Function of Philosophy

Two Notions of the Infinite in Thomas Aquinas' Summa Theologica I, Questions 2 and 46
Thomistic Responses to Some Objections to Aquinas' Second Way

Jan A. Aertsen 

"The Convertibility of Being and Good in St. Thomas Aquinas" (here)

Edward Feser 

"Classical Theism" (here)

"Does Morality Depend on God?" (here)

"Teleology: A Shopper's Guide (here)

Henry Babcock Veatch

"Symposium-Logical Truths" The Journal of Philosohy LIII, No. 22 (Oct. 25, 1956): 671-679 (here).

"The Truths of Metaphysics" Review of Metaphysics 17, No. 3, Issue 67 (March 1964): 372-395 (here).

"St. Thomas on the Question, 'How Are Synthetic Judgments A Priori Possible?'" Modern Schoolman 42 (March 1965): 239-263 (here)


Favorite Contemporary Readings


Christian Apologetics
Christian Theology

Science and Religion

Politics and Social Policy


Existence and Attributes of God
Works of Thomas Aquinas in English
Thomistic Philosophy
Economics and Public Policy


Cornerstone Festival 20th Anniversary 2003
The Final Cornerstone Festival, 2012
I've Made My Pilgrimage (Roccasecca, Italy, the birthplace of Thomas Aquinas)
2003 Evangelical Theological Society / Evangelical Philosophical Society Meeting in Atlanta, GA
Italy Trip 2005 (Venice, Florence, Pisa) (Rome, Aquino, Fossanova) (Pompeii, Amalfi)

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