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

Refresh and try again. The authors pre Very clearly written. Jul 31, Victor rated krseft really liked it. It comes highly recommended — in fact, a must-have and a must-read for every believer. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The authors present their evidence in a logical, intelligent, readable way, and while sometimes a full chapter was too much to digest in a single sitting, I never felt like I had to stop and sit with my head spinning after just one paragraph in the way I sometimes do with highly academic works of religious scholarship.

I started out reading this book like a normal book and made paologetics about halfway through doing that.

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Tacelli have written an informative and valuable guidebook for anyone looking for answers to questions of faith and reason. May 20, Kenneth rated it it was amazing Shelves: Feb 03, Patrick added it Shelves: Each chapter comes with quite an extensive list of “Questions for Discussion”, and this makes it good for use in a group study. This is one I own in hardcopy for a reason.

Using it currently as one of the readings in an upper school rhetoric course. Handbook of Christian Apologetics. I’m surprised According to the scribble in the inside cover, I’ve owned this book since The elegance of classical apologetics is is just another way of appreciating how magnificent he is.


I read through this book and found the “apologetics” argument in it to be so childish in reasoning and all along they still don’t know how an at At first I was excited about this book, as well as any other book that falls in the genre of “Christian apologetics”.

Jul 18, Pearlie rated it it was amazing. Title Gets Cut Off social media share. Jan 24, John rated it really liked it Shelves: 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.

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A handy reference on christian apologetics. Mar 03, Jeremiah rated it liked it Shelves: Be the first to ask a question about Handbook of Christian Apologetics. I’m surprised just how much this book ministered to my heart while speaking to my mind.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Be prepared to spend some time with it. Having said that, the most important task remains still undone.

Another book that I believe should be taught if you are attending peyer Catholic school, or if you want to learn about your faith, since you cannot defend your faith without learning about it. This is the go-to reference book for both common answers and logically sound, ‘tried and true’ answers.

Dec 27, Anne rated it it was amazing. Aug 03, Bridget rated it really liked it. To be honest, it was far more logical and analytical than books I care to read, but it absolutely has its place.

Jun 29, Jessica Gorzo rated it did not like it. His ideas draw heavily from religious and philosophical tradition, especially Thomas AquinasSocratesG.


Handbook of Christian Apologetics

I do christiaan that people should be able to offer some logical reasons for some of their beliefs, and this book helps people to do that. 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.

Jul 26, Lesley Webster rated it liked it. But it’s an excellent overview of both sides of many timeless discussions and can lead to further reading. InterVarsity PressSep 20, – Religion.

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The head is important precisely because it is a gate to the heart. Great compendium of answers to the most commonly offered questions about Christianity.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I’m glad it’s on my shelf. Ronald Tacelli Limited preview –