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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I started out reading this book like a normal book and made it about halfway through doing that. Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world? 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 of all time.
Handvook is such a good essential book – it is my second one. No trivia or quizzes yet. 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 According to the scribble in the inside cover, I’ve owned this book since Books by Peter Kreeft. My library Help Advanced Book Search. The Divinity of Christ.
We can love only what we know. Here he lays out the extent of his knowledge.
I do believe that people should be able to offer some logical reasons for some of their beliefs, and this book helps people to do that. It is probably too dull and academic if you are not really into the subject matter. I’m sure that many critics will say many things, but any true seeker must be moved at least to further seeking by the arguments in this book.
The final sections examine the last things, Heaven, Hell, Death and Purgatory. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It will go back on my shelf as an excellent reference I started out reading this book like a normal book and made it about halfway through doing that.
Feb 26, Annette rated it it was amazing. The historical complexities are too great to fully embody in just two or three chapters. In sum, this is an amazing book that deserves close attention for the thoughtful Christian humanist.
Where is the scholar? If you keep an open mind while reading no matter what “level” of Christian you are then you will gain a lot of insight from Kreeft and Tacelli’s arguments.
He presents 20 arguments ranging from the five proofs of Aquinas to modern cosmological arguments to arguments from psychology.
The head is important precisely because it is a gate to the heart. Only for those who ask important questions.
Handbook of Christian Apologetics
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Highly recommended if you are into this sort of thing. I highly recommend it for anyone seeking knowledge about Christianity.
Selected pages Title Page. Tacelli have written an informative and valuable guidebook for anyone looking for answers to questions of faith and reason.
Handbook of Christian Apologetics by Peter Kreeft
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He promises to be found. I had to read this for my philosophy class this semester. 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. I keep this book with me at all times and use available moments to study how to properly defend and explain my faith in God and Christ Jesus.
We can’t know everything, but we can know much.