Handbook of Christian Apologetics

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InterVarsity Press, Sep 20, 2009 - Religion
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Voted one of Christianity Today's 1995 Books of the Year! Reasonable, concise, witty and wise, Peter Kreeft and Ronald K. Tacelli have written an informative and valuable guidebook for anyone looking for answers to questions of faith and reason. Topics include:
  • faith and reason
  • the existence of God
  • God's nature
  • how we know God
  • creation and evolution
  • providence and free will
  • miracles
  • the problem of evil
  • the Bible's historical reliability
  • the divinity of Christ
  • the resurrection
  • life after death
  • heaven and hell
  • salvation
  • Christianity and other religions
  • objective truth
Whether you are asking the questions yourself or want to respond to others who are, here is the resource you have been waiting for.
 

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Unbelievers, doubters and skeptics continue to attack the truths of Christianity. Handbook of Catholic Apologetics is the only book that categorizes and summarizes all the major arguments in support ... Read full review

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I keep this book with me at all times and use available moments to study how to properly defend and explain my faith in God and Christ Jesus. I see apologetics as a prime avenue for conducting ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
9
The Nature Power Limitations of Apologetics
11
Faith Reason
27
GOD
45
Twenty Arguments for the Existence of God
47
The Nature of God
89
GOD NATURE
101
Four Problems of Cosmology
103
GOD GLORY
223
Life After Death
225
Heaven
257
Hell
280
Salvation
313
CONCLUSIONS
339
Christianity Other Religions
341
Objective Truth
361

The Problem of Evil
120
GOD GRACE
147
The Divinity of Christ
149
The Resurrection
175
The Bible Myth or History?
199

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Page 40 - Where is the wise man? Where is the scholar? Where is the philosopher of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?
Page 40 - For since, in the wisdom of God, the world did not know God through wisdom, it pleased God through the folly of what we preach to save those who believe.

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Peter J. Kreeft (Ph.D., Fordham University) is professor of philosophy at Boston College where he has taught since 1965. A popular lecturer, he has also taught at many other colleges, seminaries and educational institutions in the eastern United States. Kreeft has written more than fifty books, including The Best Things in Life, The Journey, How to Win the Culture War and, with Ronald Tacelli, Handbook of Christian Apologetics.

Ronald K. Tacelli, S.J., is associate professor of philosphy at Boston College and has published articles in the Public Affairs Quarterly and Downside Review.

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