Alister McGrath argues that Christian thought has a vital role to play in the survival of the Christian vision of reality. By setting the gospel in the great tradition of Christian theological reflection, we have the makings of a robust engagement in the public sphere of ideas.
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.
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.
Robert Scott has discovered that many of his Muslim friends are quite open to talking about matters of faith. Here he explores common questions and objections they've discussed with him. The result is an opportunity to appreciate where Muslims are coming from and help your Muslim friends better grasp what Christians actually believe, and why.
Come eavesdrop on a caffeinated debate between Randal Rauser and his atheist counterpoint, Sheridan. As we follow them down rabbit trails and through personal revelations, we witness a paradigm shift in apologetics—where a familiar quibble over terms becomes a mutual apprenticeship with the truth.
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.
Leading thinkers in Christian philosophy and apologetics take on the problem of evil and suffering. Essays from Gregory Ganssle, Yena Lee, Bruce Little, Garry DeWeese, R. Douglas Geivett and others provide critical engagement with the New Atheists and offer grounds for renewed confidence in the God who is "acquainted with grief."
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.
Peter Kreeft and Ronald K. Tacelli present a condensed version of their popular Handbook of Christian Apologetics,summarizing the foremost arguments for major Christian teachings and offering compelling responses to the most common arguments put forward against Christianity.
If everyone writes from a point of view and with an agenda, can we reasonably expect any historical account to be objective—to tell us the truth? In this second edition, Paul Barnett defends the task of the historian and the concept of history, addressing questions about the New Testament that are of importance to people of faith and skeptics alike.
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