Avalos/Valdes Debate 2/16/14

Juan Valdes debated Professor Hector Avalos in Indiana on February 16, 2014.  Watch it here!


Hear Juan share more answers on Hope Talks Radio.  Listen or podcast here.

Juan Valdes — Juan Valdes is a bi-lingual speaker for Reasons for Hope (English and Spanish). He is also the senior pastor of a Spanish-speaking congregation in Florida and works at a Christian school as both a chaplain and a teacher. His educational background includes graduate work at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and Master’s degrees from both Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary and Logos Graduate School. He also has a Doctor of Ministry in Apologetics from Southern Evangelical Seminary.  For information about having Juan speak at your church or event, click here.


Hector Avalos —  Hector Avalos is a professor of Religious Studies at Iowa State University, and the author of several books about religion.  He is a former Pentecostal preacher.  He has a Doctor of Philosophy in Hebrew Bible and Near Eastern Studies from Harvard University (1991), a Master of Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School (1985), and a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from the University of Arizona in 1982.



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