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    Naming the Elephant

    Worldview as a Concept

    by James W. Sire

    In this companion volume to The Universe Next Door, James W. Sire offers his refined definition of a worldview and addresses key questions about the history of worldview thinking, the existential and intellectual formation of worldviews, the public and private dimensions of worldviews and how worldview thinking can help us navigate an increasingly pluralistic universe.

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    Can a Scientist Believe in Miracles?

    An MIT Professor Answers Questions on God and Science

    Veritas Books

    by Ian Hutchinson

    Plasma physicist Ian Hutchinson has been asked hundreds of questions about faith and science. Is God’s existence a scientific question? Is the Bible consistent with the modern scientific understanding of the universe? Are there scientific reasons to believe in God? In this comprehensive volume, Hutchinson answers a full range of inquiries with sound scientific insights and measured Christian perspective.

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    God Is Stranger

    Finding God in Unexpected Places

    by Krish Kandiah
    Foreword by Andy Crouch

    Have we missed the Bible’s consistent teaching that God is other, higher, stranger? Krish Kandiah offers us a fresh look at some of the difficult, awkward, and even troubling Bible passages, challenging us to replace our sanitized concept of God with a more awe-inspiring, true-to-the-Bible God. Allow yourself to be surprised by God as you find him in unexpected places doing the unexpected.

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    The Morals of the Story

    Good News About a Good God

    by David Baggett and Marybeth Baggett

    For centuries the moral argument—that objective morality points to the existence of God—has been a powerful apologetic tool. In this volume, David and Marybeth Baggett offer a dramatic, robust, and even playful version of the moral argument, showing that it not only points to God's existence but that it also contributes to our ongoing spiritual transformation.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Mere Science and Christian Faith

    Bridging the Divide with Emerging Adults

    by Greg Cootsona

    Emerging adults want to believe that science and faith can coexist peacefully, and Greg Cootsona argues that they can. In his book Mere Science and Christian Faith he holds out a vision for the integration of science and faith and how it can lead us more deeply into the conversations that confront the church today.

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    Our Deepest Desires

    How the Christian Story Fulfills Human Aspirations

    by Gregory E. Ganssle

    As human beings, we are created with universal longings. Where can our restless hearts find fulfillment? Philosopher and apologist Greg Ganssle argues that our widely shared human aspirations are best understood in light of the Christian story, and that the good news of Jesus Christ makes sense of—and fulfills—our deepest desires.

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    The God Conversation

    Using Stories and Illustrations to Explain Your Faith

    by J. P. Moreland and Tim Muehlhoff
    Foreword by Lee Strobel

    Every day it seems more difficult to explain to others what we believe and why. When our arguments fail to persuade them, what then? J. P. Moreland and Tim Muehlhoff say that the best way to win over others is with a good story. In this expanded edition of their classic book, the authors give practical coaching and illustrations to help us communicate our faith more effectively.

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    Disruptive Witness

    Speaking Truth in a Distracted Age

    by Alan Noble

    What should Christian witness look like in our contemporary society? In this timely book, Alan Noble looks at our cultural moment, characterized by technological distraction and the growth of secularism, laying out individual, ecclesial, and cultural practices that disrupt our society's deep-rooted assumptions and point beyond them to the transcendent grace and beauty of Jesus.

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    Rational Faith

    A Philosopher's Defense of Christianity

    Veritas Books

    by Stephen T. Davis

    Why believe in God? Renowned philosopher Stephen Davis argues that belief in God is indeed a rational and intellectually sound endeavor. Drawing on a lifetime of rigorous reflection and critical thinking, he appraises objections fairly and openly, offering thoughtful approaches to common intellectual problems. Examine for yourself the rationality of the Christian faith.

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    Taking Pascal's Wager

    Faith, Evidence and the Abundant Life

    by Michael Rota

    Blaise Pascal's wager argues that since there is much to gain and relatively little to lose, the wise decision is to seek a relationship with God and live a Christian life. Michael Rota explores the dynamics of doubt, evidence, and decision-making in order to consider what is necessary for people to embrace the Christian faith—and the difference it makes in people's lives.

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