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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Handbook of Christian Apologetics

The Case for Natural Law J. Kreeft is my favorite Catholic apologist, along with Jimmy Akin, christiqn everything in this book can be agreed to by both denominations. Aug 20, Patrick Gruber rated it it was amazing.

Using it currently as one of the readings in an upper school rhetoric course. This offers a good beginning toward appreciating lf like Anselm, Salisbury apologerics Aquinas. It is a thorough examination of the logical defense of Christianity. Hundreds of Answers to Crucial Questions. Very well laid-out logical arguments. But it’s an excellent overview of both sides of many timeless discussions and can lead to further reading.

No trivia or quizzes yet. We can’t know everything, but we can know much.

Highly recommend for anyone who appreciates reason and seeks truth. Feb 03, Patrick kreef it Shelves: A handy reference on christian apologetics. He presents the pure doctrines with rational clarity so that the faith feels reasonable to the reader who is starting with doubt. A great catalog of classical Cosmological, Psychological, and Forensic apologetics. Sin can be destroyed only by sanctity, prayer, faith, hope, charity, the blood of Christ, and the power of the Holy Spirit.


The authors pre Very clearly written. InterVarsity PressSep 20, – Religion. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Aug 03, Bridget rated it really liked it.

So often these books are nothing but apologrtics out platitudes. His philosophical depth is matched in many ways by his Christian faith. My library Help Advanced Book Search. It handboik an excellent compilation of the main topics of Christian apologetics.

I’m sure that many critics will say many things, but any true seeker must be moved at least to further oreeft by the arguments in this book. I had to read this for my philosophy class this semester. 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.

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. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The Nature of God. But apologetics gets at the heart through the head. 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.


Jul 31, Victor rated it really liked it. Heavy philosophy, but accessible. A very solid defense. The next sections deal with Cosmology. A popular lecturer, he has also taught at many other colleges, seminaries and educational institutions in the eastern United States.

I’m glad it’s on my shelf. I found it profound, yet easy to follow. A very logical account that demonstrates the rational coherence of Christian doctrine.

Handbook of Christian Apologetics by Peter Kreeft

I read it fron to back, but it can be just as enjoyable one question at a time over a number of years. Some consider him the best Catholic philosopher currently residing in the United States.

For instance, the problem of evil, reconciling religion with science, in addition to the theory of evolution, have rigorist treatments here. Mar 12, Dan Snyder rated it really liked it. It comes highly recommended — in fact, a must-have and a must-read for every believer. Jan 24, John rated it really handbbook it Shelves: Refresh and try again. May 20, Kenneth rated it it was amazing Shelves: