Kenneth Boa and Robert Bowman assess four approaches to the practice of apologetics and propose an integrative model that capitalizes on the best of all four.
Images and analogies can provide concrete handles for making the Christian faith more plausible. Evangelist and apologist Rick Mattson has collected dozens of easy-to-use images for explaining Christianity. With practical tips on how to interact with your skeptical friends, this book provides a handy toolkit of evangelistic resources.
How and why do people believe? This comprehensive guide provides an overview of Christian apologetic approaches and thinkers in a way that even the nonspecialist can understand and practically apply. Even-handed and respectful of each apologist and their contribution, this book provides the reader with a formidable array of defenses for the faith.
In a society that believes "anything goes," the Christian worldview faces aggressive opposition. Francis J. Beckwith, William Lane Craig and J. P. Moreland assembled the essays in this book—covering all major aspects of apologetics—to help you make a more coherent defense for the Christian faith.
Most introductions to apologetics begin with the "how to" of defending the faith, diving right into the major apologetic arguments and the body of evidence. For those who want a more foundational look at this contested theological discipline, this book examines Christian apologetics in its nature, history, approaches, objections and practice.
Perhaps you've had the funny feeling that God wants to get your attention. Maybe you're simply looking for meaning and direction in your life. John Stott spent a lifetime wrestling with questions about Jesus both personally and in dialogue with skeptics and seekers around the globe. Now he provides a compelling, persuasive case for considering the Christian faith.
In this book philosopher Clifford Williams argues that needs, desires and emotions have a legitimate place in drawing people into faith. Addressing the strongest objections to these types of reasons, he shows how the personal and experiential aspects of belief play an important part in coming to faith and remaining a believing person.
Since its founding at Harvard in 1992, The Veritas Forum has provided a place for the university world to explore the deepest questions of truth and life. Now gathered in one volume are some of The Veritas Forum's most notable presentations, with contributions from Francis Collins, Tim Keller, N. T. Wright, Mary Poplin and more. Volume editor Dallas Willard introduces each presentation, highlighting its significance and putting it in context for us today.
Ravi Zacharias associate Alex McLellan shares his proven method for training and empowering Christian apologists. Exploring competing views of truth and the nature of doubt, he encourages potential truth-tellers to proceed in piecing their worldview together—trusting that today's fragments of truth will form the outlines of God's great picture.
Christian Confidence is a one-stop shop for young Christians who want to bring composure and knowledge to conversations of faith in the twenty-first century. As readers work through the history, theory and practice of apologetics, they will find that defending the faith is not a chore but a practice, meant to bring unity and coherence to the Christian life.
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