Veteran Christian apologist retiring
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EDITOR’S NOTE: After AFA Journal went to press, Norman Geisler passed away peacefully on July 1, 2019. His funeral service was at Calvary Church, in Charlotte, NC, on July 6

August 2019 – Norman Geisler (above), co-founder and senior professor of theology and apologetics at Southern Evangelical Seminary, is retiring at age 86 amid health concerns. SES president Richard Land described Geisler as “the pre-eminent Christian apologist of the past half-century” and “one of God’s great gifts to His church.”

Geisler is featured in AFA’s The God Who Speaks documentary and in a complementary eight-week video study available at, 4/29/19