Defending the Christian faith is a multidimensional task. But central to that task must be the presentation and example of the uniqueness of Christian love. Author and apologist Art Lindsley explores the persuasive and illuminating power of Christlike love expressed in commitment, conscience, community and courage.
Emphasizing that our trust in God will grow exponentially when we have come to understand the true nature of faith, J. P. Moreland and Klaus Issler identify the intellectual, emotional, relational, experiential and even theological barriers to mature faith.
Do science and Scripture conflict? Are miracles possible? Is Christian experience real? Why does God allow suffering and evil? In this classic answerbook on Christian faith, Paul E. Little responds to the twelve most common intellectual challenges posed to Christians.
Number of Studies: 12
What does Christianity have to do with anything? What does the Christian faith teach about God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit? With these and other core questions, bestselling author Paul Little explains ten bottom-line truths of Christianity to help you understand what God has done to bring us into a relationship with him through Jesus Christ.
Number of Studies: 10
Seeking to get beyond the gridlock of apologetic arguments, John Wilkinson argues that while Christianity is not unreasonable, it is not merely reasonable either. He calls Christians to reserve for God's wisdom--which often looks, to the human brain, like foolishness--the role of vindicating and authenticating faith.
Is everything good in Christianity plagiarized from traditional African religions? What about criticisms of Christianity made by the Nation of Islam? Craig S. Keener and Glenn Usry answer these and other hard questions put to the black church.
World-renowned scientist Francis Collins and fellow scientist Karl Giberson show how we can embrace both science and faith without compromising either. Their fascinating treatment explains how God cares for and interacts with his creation while science offers a reliable way to understand the world he made.
Colin Brown's Christianity Western Thought, Volume 1: From the Ancient World to the Age of Enlightenment was widely embraced as a text in philosophy and theology courses around the world. His project was continued with the same spirit, energy and design by Steve Wilkens and Alan Padgett in volume 2, which explores the main intellectual streams of the nineteenth century. This, the third and final volume, also by Wilkens and Padgett, examines philosophers, ideas and movements in the twentieth century and how they have influenced Christian thought.
N.T. Wright explores all aspects of evil and how it presents itself in society today. Fully grounded in the story of the Old and New Testaments, this presentation is provocative and hopeful; a fascinating analysis of and response to the fundamental question of evil and justice that faces believers. Also includes the DVD Evil, which features Wright and Desmond Tutu, who together explore the possibility of defeating evil.
Here is a must-have resource for professors and students, pastors, and any Christian who wishes to understand or develop a rational explanation of the Christian faith in the context of today's complex and ever-changing world. This handy dictionary is packed with hundreds of articles that cover the key topics, historic figures, and contemporary global issues relating to the study and practice of Christian apologetics.
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