Handbook. ºf Christian. Apologetics. H UND REDS OF ANSWERS TO C R UCLA L. QUESTIONS. Do faith and reason conflict? Does God exist? Is the Bible myth. Handbook of Christian Apologetics has ratings and 48 reviews. Matthew said: I started out reading this book like a normal book and made it about ha. Voted one of Christianity Today’s Books of the Year. Reasonable, concise, witty and wise, Peter Kreeft and Ronald K. Tacelli have written.

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But it’s an excellent overview of both sides of many timeless discussions and can lead to further reading. 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 kreefft preach to save those who believe.

Who was it who said that if you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough? Jul 18, Pearlie rated it it was amazing. Where is the scholar?

It turns out that this type of books is nothing but Christians cheerleading for one another and far it be from them to actually know how how the atheist or agnostic mind is wired. It presents arguments and answers in christiwn easier-to-read version but same vein as the middle ages scholars like Acquainus. A very logical account that demonstrates the rational coherence of Christian doctrine. However I realized that it was just a bit to heavy reading to continue that process, especially since it isn’t a normal read.

Highly recommended if you are into this sort of thing. He wants to applogetics sought. Jul 26, Lesley Webster rated it liked it. Apologetucs presents 20 arguments ranging from the five proofs of Aquinas to modern cosmological arguments to arguments from psychol Details the full breadth of Christian Apologetics.


Handbook of Christian Apologetics by Peter Kreeft

If you want to examine Christianity from a logical position, check out this book. The final sections examine the last things, Heaven, Hell, Death and Purgatory.

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Definitely recommend for anyone who wants to be honest with themselves about whether or not Christianity is true and what the implications of that truth would be. Handbook of Christian Apologetics: Handbook of Christian Apologetics. But it’s important to know what is really going on in the soul of the person to whom apo I read this book under our church’s Reading Programmeand I am so glad I picked it. Trivia About Handbook of Chris Written on the Heart: Account Options Sign in.

Sep 06, William Dicks rated it really liked it Shelves: Jul 31, Victor rated it really liked it. The Nature of God. Covers just about every well known argument you can think of in a very logical and easy to find method.


A very good introduction to apologetics. The Problem of Evil. The head is important precisely because it is a gate to the heart. Apologetics is Greek for defense. Handbook of Christian Apologetics by Peter Kreeft. Details the full breadth of Christian Apologetics. Sep 16, Trae Johnson qpologetics it really liked it.

Refresh and try again. I read it fron to back, but it can be just as fhristian one question at a time over a number of years.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Well written and as concise as it could be.

Handbook of Christian Apologetics

Heavy philosophy, but accessible. The next sections deal with Cosmology. Given its rather short length relative to its task defending the major tenets of Christianity against all counterargumentsyou will forgive it for giving just an overview of the major substantive points. From the reliability of the New Testament to the question of Jesus’ resurrection, this book covers many of the topics so many Christians and skeptics face. A book probably meant to be used as a reference, but I will admit I read the whole thing straight through and consider it in my top five favorite books of all time.

Budziszewski No preview available – He presents the pure doctrines with rational clarity so that the faith feels reasonable to the reader who is starting with doubt.