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Live Class: World Religions and Refuting Cults

Original price was: $400.00.Current price is: $380.00.

Join students worldwide in an exciting journey of discovery from Judaism to Islam, LDS to Jehovah’s Witnesses, and New Age to Scientology. Students will learn about various world religions and how their belief systems differ from Christianity in Apologia’s Live World Religions and Refuting Cults Class, led by Larry Blythe, M.A. Apologetics, Theology, Philosophy, Pastoral Theology.

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. -John 14:6

GRADE LEVEL: 9th– 12th & Adults, 7th–8th (if advanced) (recommended)
CLASS DATES: Aug 19, 2024-May 5, 2025
TIME: 2:30 pm-3:30 pm ET
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Larry Blythe

M.A. Apologetics, Theology, Philosophy, Pastoral Theology

Although Larry is a “jack of all trades and master of some,” he has become proficient in teaching and training science, art, and music in Christian education. But most importantly, he is a follower of the Messiah, Jesus Christ.

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In Apologia’s Live World Religions and Refuting Cults Class, students will survey world religions, major cults, and other deviant doctrines that challenge the historic Christian Faith. They will learn the characteristics of a cult and discover what makes Christianity unique, true, and the only rational worldview. Finally, students will be trained in how to defend the exclusive truth of Christianity.

Prerequisites: None
Course Credit: One High School Elective Credit


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Required Class Materials

  • Hodge, Bodie &  Patterson, Roger. World Religions and Cults Book & Poster Set. Master Books. 2016 (ISBN 9780890519714)
  • Comfort, Ray. World Religions in a Nutshell: A Compact Guide to Reaching Those of Other Faiths. Bridge-Logos Publishing. 2016. (ISBN 9780882709017)
  • Carlson, Ron & Decker, Ed. Fast Facts on False Teachings, Harvest House Publishers. 2003. (ISBN 978-0736912143)
  • McDowell, Josh & Walker, Jim. Understanding Islam & Christianity: Beliefs That Separate Us & How to Talk About Them. Harvest House Publishers. 2013. (ISBN 9780736949903)
  • Rhodes, Ron. Reasoning From The Scriptures with The Jehovah’s Witnesses, Updated and Expanded. Harvest House Publisher. 2009. (ISBN 9780736924511)
  • Ankerberg, John, Weldon, John, & Burroughs, Dillon. Fast Facts on Mormonism. Harvest House Publishers. 2003. (ISBN 9780736922166)
  • Computer with microphone

Course Topics

  • Questions discussed throughout the course include: 
    • Why are there so many religions? 
    • Is there only one path to God, Heaven, and ultimate fulfillment? 
    • How does Christianity compare to other religions?
    • Does it really matter what others believe?
  • Basic beliefs of some of the major world religions and cults and why they are not true religions
  • Basic beliefs of Christianity and ways to explain how other religious groups contradict the Word of God and truth
  • Ways to effectively address the questions of  doubting Christians or those questioning their faith
  • Methods of witnessing to Mormons and “Jehovah’s Witnesses”

Recorded Classes

All classes are video recorded and available for students to watch later so they don’t miss any instruction. If the day/time of the class does not work well for your student, you can still register for this live class. Notify your teacher that you will watch the recorded class within a day or two of the live class and meet all live class deadlines. If a student watches the recorded classes, they will still have full access to the Apologia student portal and the instructor. 

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We welcome international students from across the world. Please note that all classes are taught in the eastern time zone. 

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