The Case for the Real Jesus: A Journalist Investigates Current Attacks on the Identity of Christ

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Zondervan, 2007 - Apologetics - 311 pages

Has modern scholarship debunked the traditional Christ? Has the church suppressed the truth about Jesus to advance its own agenda? What if the real Jesus is far different from the atoning Savior worshipped through the centuries? In The Case for the Real Jesus, former award-winning legal editor Lee Strobel explores such hot-button questions as: * Did the church suppress ancient non-biblical documents that paint a more accurate picture of Jesus than the four Gospels? * Did the church distort the truth about Jesus by tampering with early New Testament texts? * Do new insights and explanations finally disprove the resurrection? * Have fresh arguments disqualified Jesus from being the Messiah? * Did Christianity steal its core ideas from earlier mythology? Evaluate the arguments and evidence being advanced by prominent atheists, liberal theologians, Muslim scholars, and others. Sift through expert testimony. Then reach your own verdict in The Case for the Real Jesus.


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With his trademark efficiency, Strobel digs into the question about Jesus. He answers several of the most common questions about Jesus – including the one I most wanted answered: Did Christianity ... Read full review

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This is the third book I've read in author/journalist Lee Strobel's "Case" series. While I did not enjoy this book as much as "The Case for Faith" and "The Case for Christ", Mr. Strobel's writing gave ... Read full review


Searching for the Real Jesus
Challenge 1
Challenge 2
The CrossExamination
Challenge 4
Challenge 5
Challenge 6
Discovering the Real Jesus
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Lee Strobel was the award-winning legal editor of The Chicago Tribune and is the bestselling author of The Case for Christ , The Case for Faith , The Case for a Creator , and The Case for Grace . With a journalism degree from the University of Missouri and a Master of Studies in Law degree from Yale, Lee has won four Gold Medallions for publishing excellence and coauthored the Christian Book of the Year. He serves as Professor of Christian Thought at Houston Baptist University. Visit Lee's website at:

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