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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Mar 03, Jeremiah rated it liked it Shelves: Be prepared to spend some time with it. Handbook of Christian Apologetics: He wants to be known. 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. Unbelievers, doubters and skeptics continue to attack the truths of Christianity.

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The Nature Power Limitations of Apologetics. At first I was excited about this book, as well as any other book that falls in the genre of “Christian apologetics”. The book covers the primary apologetic subjects, and as is typical of Kreeft, the ideas are clearly explained and cleverly expressed. It’s not the last time I’ll pick it up. Highly recommended if you are into this sort of thing.

Sin can be destroyed only by sanctity, prayer, faith, hope, charity, the blood of Christ, and the power of the Holy Spirit. Tacelli have written an informative and valuable guidebook for anyone looking for answers to questions of faith and reason.


Handbook of Catholic Apologetics is the only book that categorizes and summarizes all the major arguments in support Budziszewski No preview available – This is such a good essential book – it is my second one.

Sire Limited preview – Very well laid-out logical arguments. I read it fron to back, but it can be just as enjoyable one question at a time over a number of years. It is masterfully done. May 21, Suresh Anand rated it it pdter amazing. Sep 16, Trae Johnson rated it really liked it.

Apllogetics 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 apologeyics Heavenand Back to Virtue.

Arguments destroy ignorance and irrationality, but the real enemy is sin.

Handbook of Christian Apologetics

If you keep an open mind while reading no matter what “level” of Christian you are then you will gain a lot of krefet from Kreeft and Tacelli’s arguments. 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 Jan 26, Amanda Tranmer rated it it was amazing. The Bible Myth or History? The proofs here lack the substance of the other chapters. Be the first to ask a question about Handbook of Christian Apologetics.

I encourage you to accept Kreeft and Tacelli’s premises then mull them over on your own. The head is important precisely because it is a gate apologwtics the heart. I started out reading this book like a normal book and made it about halfway through doing that. He wants to be sought. To ask other readers questions about Handbook of Christian Apologeticsplease sign up.


I’m glad it’s on my shelf. It tells you everything you need to know without being unnecessarily pretentious. Page 40 – For since, in the wisdom of God, the world did not know God through wisdom, it pleased God through the folly of what we preach to save those who believe.

Some consider him the best Catholic philosopher currently residing in the United States. Peter KreeftRonald K. The historical complexities are too great to fully embody in just two or three chapters.

His krseft draw heavily from religious and philosophical tradition, especially Thomas AquinasSocratesG. Aug 03, Bridget rated it really liked it. The Case for Natural Law J. Book was an assigned reading for Classical Apologetics class.

From the reliability of the New Testament to the question of Jesus’ resurrection, this book covers many of the topics so many Christians and skeptics face. Aug 20, Patrick Gruber rated it it was amazing. Sep 06, William Dicks rated it really liked it Shelves: Kreeft and Tacelli expect the reader to think, to use reason, and to apply the intellect and will to how they live the faith.

Title Gets Cut Off social media share 3 38 Mar 30, This book uses both philosophy and theology to address the fundamentals of the faith, as well as answering the common objections to the faith.

Voted one of Christianity Today’s Bandbook of the Year! Kreeft is an anachronism – and I mean this in the best way. A very solid defense.