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

Having said that, the most important task remains still undone. Well written and as c 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.

Jul 31, Victor rated it really liked it. According to the scribble in the inside cover, I’ve owned this book since Voted one of Christianity Today’s Books of the Year! 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.

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The final sections examine the last things, Heaven, Hell, Death and Purgatory. I read through this book and found the “apologetics” apologetids in it to be so oc 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”. Read the books that atheists themselves read and write and meet them on their own terms rather than preach to them in a way that makes you appear prter.


A great catalog of classical Cosmological, Psychological, and Forensic apologetics. 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 i My advice to the reader: Sin can be destroyed only by sanctity, prayer, faith, hope, charity, the blood of Christ, and the power of the Holy Spirit.

Cchristian advice to the reader: 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. The Bible Myth or History?

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Handbook of Christian Apologetics

He presents the pure doctrines with rational clarity so that the faith feels reasonable to the reader who is starting with doubt. I recommend this for any curious person apologteics to understand more about the logic of Christianity.

It works fabulously both ways. Title Gets Cut Off social media share 3 38 Mar 30, This is such a good essential book – it is my second one.

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 Sep 16, Trae Johnson rated it really liked it. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Other editions – View all Handbook of Catholic Apologetics: Handbook of Christian Apologetics by Peter Kreeft.

The historical complexities are too great to fully embody in just two or three chapters. His philosophical depth is matched in many ways by his Christian faith. This book uses both philosophy and theology to address the fundamentals of the faith, as well as answering the common objections to the faith.

The book doesn’t read like a list of cold and impersonal facts, but it does compress an argument and distill its core; so the reading is a succint look at many types of approaches and arguments.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This alologetics the go-to reference book for both common answers and logically sound, ‘tried and true’ answers.