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Mar 22, Voted one of Christianity Today’s Books of the Year. Reasonable, concise, witty and wise, Peter Kreeft and Ronald K. Tacelli have written. 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. Sensible and concise, witty and wise, this is the guidebook for anybody looking for answers to questions of faith and reason. The authors provide clear and.

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Handbook of Christian Apologetics by Peter Kreeft

Title Gets Cut Off apologetixs media share. His ideas draw heavily from religious and philosophical tradition, Peter Kreeft is a Catholic apologist, professor of philosophy at Boston College and The King’s College, and author of over 45 books including Fundamentals of the FaithEverything you Ever Wanted to Know about Heavenand Back to Virtue.

Handbook of Christian Apologetics. Title Gets Cut Off social media share 3 38 Mar 30, And in this book there are a ton of arguments, some strong and some weak; but the authors admit that and do a good job showing how a cumulative case for Christianity is well supported with a flood of evidence that isn’t found in If you’re an aplologetiphile like I am then this book is that type of book that one looks to read to discover new angles or approaches to arguments; cbristian strategies for dealing with the hard questions; new arguments that can contribute to the older, classical approaches.

I recommend this for any curious person looking to understand more about the logic of Christianity. As with any apologetics piece, this handbook contains theory and philosophy galore.

Sep 16, Trae Johnson rated it really liked it.

Handbook of Christian Apologetics

Here he lays out the extent of his knowledge. We can love only what we know. Handbook of Catholic Apologetics is the only book that categorizes and summarizes all the major arguments in support I read it fron to back, but it can be just as enjoyable one question at a time over a number of years.


No trivia or quizzes yet. Well written and as concise as it could be.

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A good overview of the major arguments for Christianity, however there is a certain arrogance displayed by the authors in contending that it is the nonbelievers who are the irrational ones for not accepting these arguments.

My advice to the reader: His philosophical depth is matched in many ways by his Christian faith. If you keep an open mind while reading no matter what handboook of Christian you are then you will gain a lot of insight from Kreeft and Tacelli’s arguments.

The Problem of Evil. Books by Peter Kreeft. Jan 22, Jr rated it it was ok. But apologetics gets at the heart through the head.

And in this book there are a ton of arguments, some strong and some weak; but the authors admit chrostian and do a good job showing how a cumulative case for Christianity is well supported with a flood of evidence that isn’t found in too many books. Mar 03, Jeremiah rated it liked it Shelves: Common terms and phrases angels answer apologetics argue argument apologeticss from desire atheist believe Bible biblical body C.

Quotes from Handbook of Chris I’m sure that many critics will say many things, but any true seeker must be moved at least to further seeking by the arguments in this book. Lewis cause chap chapter Christ Christianity claim contradiction created Creator death disciples divine doctrine earth eternal everything exist experience fact faith and reason false fear feel Fideism fundamentalists God’s Gospels happen happiness heaven hell idea important infinite intelligent intelligent design Jesus Jews Judaism justice kind knowledge liar literal live logical means mind miracles modernists moral mystical myth nature never objective truth omnipotence ontological argument orthodox pagans panentheism pantheism Pascal’s Wager person Peter Kreeft philosophical possible premise problem of evil Problem of Pain proof prove punishment question rational reality refute reincarnation religion religious Reply resurrection salvation saved Scripture seems sense simply sincerity skepticism Socrates soul spiritual story subjective subjectivism subjectivist teach Testament theism theology theory things true universe words.



Jan 31, Atchisson rated it it was amazing. Where is the philosopher of this age?

A very good introduction to apologetics. Covers all of the main arguments for the basic elements of Christianity. He wants to be known. But it’s hndbook to know what is really going on in the soul of the person to whom apologetic arguments are addressed, and to know the irrational forces behind unbelief Twenty Arguments for the Existence of God.

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. Heavy philosophy, but accessible. Kreeft is an anachronism – and I mean this in the best way.

Handbook of Catholic Apologetics: Lists with This Book. I read this book under our church’s Reading Programmeand I am so glad I picked it. Book was an assigned reading for Classical Apologetics class. Very thorough and well written. Jun 29, Jessica Gorzo rated it did not like it.

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This is such a good essential book – it is my second one. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Kreeft and Tacelli expect the reader to think, to use reason, apologettics to apply the intellect and will to how they live the faith. If you want to examine Christianity from a logical position, check out this book. A great catalog of classical Cosmological, Psychological, and Petsr apologetics. The Incarnation, or divinity of Christ, the Resurrection or the validity of Biblical history.

It tells you everything you need to know without being unnecessarily pretentious.