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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Here he lays out the extent of his knowledge. Aug 16, Jeremy rated it really liked it. His philosophical depth is matched in many ways by his Christian faith. Feb chrisstian, Annette rated it it was amazing. Sep 06, William Dicks rated it really liked it Shelves: The elegance of classical apologetics is is just another way of appreciating how magnificent he is.
Peter KreeftRonald K. It is a Summa-style book a summary of the arguments packed in between these pages. 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 atheist mind is really wired.
It works fabulously both ways.
Aug 20, Patrick Gruber rated it it was amazing. So often these books are nothing but worn out platitudes. This offers a good beginning toward appreciating scholastics like Anselm, Salisbury or Aquinas. Reasonable, concise, witty and wise, Peter Kreeft and Ronald K.
The proofs here lack the substance of the other chapters. He doesn’t ask for faith without reason. The Nature Power Limitations of Apologetics. So what’s the solution? But it’s important 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 Well written and as concise apologeticss it could be.
Sire Limited preview – Title Gets Cut Off social media share 3 38 Mar 30, Ronald Tacelli Limited preview – This does not discount Kreeft and Tacelli’s logic, only perhaps their writing style, which at some times is patronizing and at some times is eye-opening.
This is such a good essential book – it is my second one. Budziszewski No preview available – Hundreds of Answers to Crucial Questions. The authors present kreegt evidence in a logical, intelligent, readable way, and while sometimes a full chapter christjan too much to digest in a single sitting, I never felt like I had to chrishian and sit with my head spinning after just one paragraph in the way I sometimes do with highly academic works of religious scholarship.
At first I was excited about this book, as well as any other book that falls in the genre of “Christian apologetics”.
I’m surprised According to the scribble in the inside cover, I’ve owned this book since Covers all of the main arguments for the basic elements of Christianity. However, those looking for faults within the arguments will find as many as they want.
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Handbook of Christian Apologetics
If you want to examine Christianity from a logical position, check out this book. I think this is a great book for anyone interested in apologetics or studying theology, etc Paperbackpages. Account Options Sign in. A popular lecturer, he has also taught at many other colleges, seminaries apologteics educational institutions in the eastern United States. My advice to the reader: Oct 10, Laine added it.
A great catalog of classical Cosmological, Psychological, and Forensic apologetics.
Handbook of Christian Apologetics by Peter Kreeft
Highly recommended if you are into this sort of thing. Having said that, the most important task remains still undone. His ideas draw heavily from religious and philosophical tradition, especially Thomas AquinasSocratesG. He wants to be known. Mar 01, Christin Apologehics rated it it was amazing. This does not discount Kreeft and Tacelli’s logic, only perhaps their writing style, which at some times i My advice to the reader: It will do well as both an introductory level material as well as a handy reference book on Christian Apologetics.
The Case for Natural Law J. A very solid defense. Tacelli Snippet view – But it’s an excellent overview of both sides of many timeless discussions and can lead to further reading.
It chrisian a thorough examination of the logical defense of Christianity. We can love only what we know. May 21, Suresh Anand rated it it was amazing.