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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The authors pre Very clearly written. Quotes from Handbook of Chris A great catalog of classical Cosmological, Psychological, and Forensic apologetics. The Nature of God.

Four Problems of Cosmology. His ideas draw heavily from religious and philosophical tradition, especially Thomas AquinasSocratesG. Apologetics is Greek for defense. The Incarnation, or divinity of Christ, the Resurrection or the validity of Biblical history. 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.


Feb 03, Patrick added it Shelves: Aug 20, Patrick Gruber rated it it was amazing. References to this book Written on the Heart: Only for those who ask important questions. 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 krreeft all time.

Handbook of Christian Apologetics

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Our God is a God of order, reason, logic, beauty. A very logical account that demonstrates the rational coherence of Christian doctrine.

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. Covers just about every well known argument you can think of in a very logical and easy to find method. Book was an assigned reading for Classical Apologetics class. Other editions – View all Handbook of Catholic 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.

A very good introduction to apologetics.

Jan 31, Atchisson rated it it was amazing. Jul 31, Victor rated it really liked it. Feb 26, Annette rated it it was amazing. This does not discount Kreeft and Tacelli’s logic, only perhaps their writing style, which at some times christlan patronizing and at some times is eye-opening.


It will do well as both an introductory level material as well as a handy reference book on Christian Apologetics. May 20, Kenneth rated it it was amazing Shelves: Catholics and Protestants alike will find the majority of this apologetics handbook useful; only the last chapter deals with the differences between Catholicism and Protestantism.

He wants to be known. Catholics, people studying apologetics. But it’s an excellent overview of both sides of many timeless discussions and can lead to further reading.

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The head is important precisely because it is a gate to the heart. The proofs here lack the substance of the other chapters. This does not discount Kreeft and Tacelli’s logic, only perhaps their writing style, which at some times i My advice to the reader: The Problem of Evil. Who was it who said that if you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough?

To be honest, it was far more logical and analytical than books I care to read, but it absolutely has its place. Kreeft is an anachronism – and I mean this in the best way. Title Gets Cut Off social media share 3 38 Mar 30,