Physicist Richard Carlson and biblical scholar Tremper Longman address the long-standing problem of how to relate scientific description of the beginnings of the universe with the biblical creation passages found in Genesis. Experts in their respective fields, these two authors provide a way to resolve seeming conflicting descriptions.
Alister McGrath sets forth the constructive ground on which evangelicalism stands and shows how this revivified school of thought might respond to postmodernism, religious pluralism and postliberalism.
"Knowledge is indispensable to Christian life and service," writes John Stott. "If we do not use the mind which God has given us, we condemn ourselves to spiritual superficiality." John R. Stott makes a forceful appeal for Christian discipleship that engages the intellect as well as the heart.
Louis Markos analyzes C. S. Lewis's eleven novels and many nonfiction works showing how the twin concepts of beauty and truth continually led Lewis back to God.
Jon and Mindy Hirst take us on an allegorical ride into River Town, where we meet three neighboring communities with radically different ways of viewing the truth. The encounter becomes an object lesson in worldview thinking.
Evangelism is not one-size-fits-all. In this book Luke Cawley shows how we can contextualize the gospel in different ways to connect with three key demographics: the spiritual but not religious, committed atheists and nominal Christians. Filled with real-life stories of changed lives, this book is a practical and hopeful resource for helping people to encounter God.
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.
Capturing important insights from Paul's speech to the multicultural and multireligious city of Athens in Acts 17, Paul Copan and Kenneth Litwak seek to enhance and embolden the church's witness in today's pluralistic society by helping us point contemporary Athenians beyond "an unknown God" to the God and Father of Jesus Christ.
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.
The first of its kind, this collection offers a constructive response to the question of holy war and Christian morality from an interdisciplinary perspective. By combining biblical, ethical, philosophical and theological insights, the contributors offer a composite image of divine redemption that promises to take the discussion to another level.