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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This book reads like a reference book, but it is not a bad book to add to your collection. Great compendium of answers to the most commonly offered questions about Christianity.
Handbook of Christian Apologetics by Peter Kreeft
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; new strategies for dealing with the hard questions; new arguments that can contribute to the older, classical approaches.
A handy reference on christian apologetics. Sep 06, William Dicks apologeticcs it really liked it Shelves: The Divinity of Christ.
It comes highly recommended — in fact, a must-have and a must-read for every believer. No trivia christisn quizzes yet. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. But it’s an excellent overview of both sides of many timeless discussions and can lead to further reading. The Summa style perfect. In sum, this is an amazing book that deserves close attention for the thoughtful Christian humanist.
Some consider him the best Catholic philosopher currently residing in the United States. I keep this book with me at apoligetics times and use available moments to study how to properly defend and explain my faith in God and Christ Jesus. It is probably too dull and academic if you are not really into the subject matter. I’m a Christian, so I read works on apologetics to strengthen my faith not in search of a conversion experience.
Apologetics is Greek for defense. Other editions – View all Handbook of Catholic Apologetics: Oct 10, Laine added it. Quotes from Handbook of Chris Be prepared to spend some time with it. I read through this book and found the krreft argument in apologeics to be so childish in reasoning and all along they still don’t know how an atheist mind is really wired. The final sections examine the last things, Heaven, Hell, Death and Purgatory. Very well laid-out logical arguments.
Handbook of Christian Apologetics
He promises to be found. It is a Summa-style book a summary of the arguments packed in between these pages. Catholics, people studying apologetics.
He doesn’t ask for faith without reason. I had to read this for my philosophy class this semester. Read the books that atheists themselves read and write and meet them on their own terms rather than preach to them in a way that makes you appear intellectual.
He 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.
This book uses both philosophy and theology to address the fundamentals of the faith, as well as answering the common objections to the faith. Jun 29, Jessica Gorzo rated it did not like it. 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.
Be the first to ask a question about Handbook of Christian Apologetics. This is one I own in hardcopy for a reason. Who was it who said that if you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough?
Another book that I believe should be taught if you are attending a Catholic school, or if you want to learn about your faith, since you cannot defend your faith without learning about it.