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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A must handhook for those who want to become an apologist or for those who wish to understand their faith more fully. Heavy philosophy, but accessible.

Details the full breadth of Christian Apologetics. I waver do between three and four stars with this book because it may be a bit of a bore to some people, but the reader has to understand what type of book it is before the reading starts. However I realized that it was just a bit to heavy reading to continue that process, especially since it isn’t a normal read.

Handbook of Christian Apologetics by Peter Kreeft

The final sections examine the last things, Heaven, Hell, Death and Purgatory. This does not discount Kreeft and Tacelli’s logic, only perhaps their writing style, which at some times i My oc to the reader: Mar 12, Dan Snyder rated it really liked it.

christia Lists with This Book. I encourage apologeticx to accept Kreeft and Tacelli’s premises then mull them over on your own. Arguments destroy ignorance and irrationality, but the real enemy is sin. Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world? The Nature of God. The Case for Natural Law J. Kreeft and Tacelli expect the reader to think, to use reason, and to apply the intellect and will to how they live the faith.

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I read through this book and found the “apologetics” argument in oreeft 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”.

Handbook of Christian Apologetics

Kreeft is an excellent scholar for the layman. A popular lecturer, he has also taught at many other colleges, seminaries and educational institutions in the eastern United States.

And in this book there are a ton of arguments, some strong and some weak; but the authors admit that and do a good job showing how a cumulative case for Christianity is well supported with a flood of evidence that isn’t found in too many books. It presents arguments and answers in an easier-to-read version but same vein as the middle ages scholars like Acquainus. Open Preview See a Problem? Our God is a God of order, reason, logic, beauty.

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.

The Problem of Evil. 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. Budziszewski No preview available – He wants to be known. Mar 01, Christin Smith rated it it was amazing.

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I find it an excellent read, and amongst the sections that stood out for me was this from the chapter on “The Pf Jan 22, Jr rated it it was ok. Unbelievers, doubters and skeptics continue to attack the truths of Christianity. Then Kreeft examines historical evidence with regard to the key events in Christian history. To be honest, it was far more logical and analytical than books I care to read, but it absolutely has its place.


Covers just about every well known argument you can think of in a very logical and kreef to find method.

Aug 16, Jeremy rated it really liked it. I’m a Christian, so I read works on apologetics to strengthen my faith not in search of a conversion experience.

Twenty Arguments for the Existence of God. Jan 31, Atchisson rated it it was amazing. I read this book under our church’s Reading Programmeand I am so glad I picked it.

Tacelli Snippet view – Jul 31, Victor rated it really liked it. I’m surprised According to the scribble in the inside cover, I’ve owned this book since To ask other readers questions about Handbook of Christian Apologeticsplease sign up.

But it’s an excellent overview of both sides of many timeless discussions and can lead to further reading.

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I do believe that people should be able to offer some logical reasons for some of their beliefs, and this book helps people to rkeeft that. As with any apologetics piece, this handbook contains theory and philosophy galore. Here he lays out the extent of his knowledge. It is an excellent compilation of the main topics of Christian apologetics.