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6 edition of Christianity for pious skeptics found in the catalog.

Christianity for pious skeptics

by James B. Ashbrook

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Abingdon in Nashville .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tarsus (Turkey),
  • Turkey,
  • Tarsus
    • Subjects:
    • Paul, the Apostle, Saint,
    • Bible. N.T. -- Biography,
    • Christian saints -- Turkey -- Tarsus -- Biography,
    • Faith and reason -- Christianity,
    • Christian life,
    • Tarsus (Turkey) -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementJames B. Ashbrook, Paul W. Walaskay.
      ContributionsWalaskay, Paul W., 1939-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBS2506 .A83
      The Physical Object
      Pagination160 p. :
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4535148M
      ISBN 100687076463
      LC Control Number77000911

        If you want to read a good explanation of the Bible, then you want to avoid Bart Ehrman’s commentary on the Bible.. After all, Bart is an unbeliever which is going to give you the same inaccurate interpretation that you can find by other skeptics. Instead, get yourself a good Orthodox commentary that is in line with mainstream Christianity. This highly accessible, easy-to-read book is perfect for pastors, teachers, students, and lay people who want to speak clearly and lovingly to the issues that confront people of faith today. Mere Apologetics: How to Help Seekers & Skeptics Find Faith () by 5/5(4).

      Skeptical Views of Christianity and the Bible Joseph Francis Alward "Anyone inexperienced puts faith in every word, but the shrewd one considers his steps." (Proverbs ) "Everything in the Old Testament is perverted and distorted into meanings never intended by the writers. Mere Christianity is C. S. Lewis’ forceful and accessible doctrine on Christian belief. First heard as informal radio broadcasts and then published as three separate books—The Case for Christianity, Christian Behavior, and Beyond Personality—Mere Christianity brings together what Lewis sees as the fundamental truths of his religion.

      This list of books about skepticism is a skeptic's library of works centered on scientific skepticism, religious skepticism, critical thinking, scientific literacy, and refutation of claims of the also includes titles about atheism, irreligion, books for "young skeptics" and related is intended as a starting point for research into these areas of study.   Bible Gateway interviewed Dr. John Dickson (@johnpauldickson), about his book A Doubter’s Guide to the Bible: Inside History’s Bestseller for Believers and Skeptics (Zondervan, ). [Also see the guest blogpost by Dr. Dickson, Challenge for .


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Christianity for pious skeptics by James B. Ashbrook Download PDF EPUB FB2

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 21 cm: Contents: Part I: The Mystic Experience of the Apostle Paul: Recovery of a Model for Christian Living Death to Life the Pharisee: Destruction of the Self the Christian: A New Creation the Person: Imitatio Christi --V.

Paul and the. This book covers a broad range of questions many skeptics have concerning Christianity. I particularly liked the chapter dealing with the common 'problem of evil'. The book is littered with quotes from well known skeptics and Christians throughout.

A good amount of the book is devoted towards Eastern religions/5(10). "Christianity for Skeptics" by Dr. Steve Kumar with Dr. Jonathan Sarfati is a brilliant book where using reason and logic, Christianity is proven to be the only reasonable, logical, viable worldview.

The first chapter begins by asking if God exists/5. Christianity For Skeptics attempts to provide a basis for belief by enlisting scholars—both Christian and non-Christian—who have come to the conclusion that there is a strong argument and basis for belief in God and in Christianity/5(8).

> Five Books for Skeptics and Seekers. Five Books for Skeptics and Seekers. March 4, Overall, the tone is gracious, the content is excellent, and the conclusions are convincing. Cold-Case Christianity is a terrific book. The Reason for God by Tim Keller.

Tim Keller has spent most of his life pastoring Redeemer Presbyterian, an. Answering Skeptics All content has been taken from Josh McDowell’s Answers to Tough Questions Skeptics Ask About the Christian Faith. This book provides clear and persuasive answers to 65 difficult questions skeptics often ask of the Christian faith., such as.

A Review of Lost Discoveries: The Ancient Roots of Modern Science — from the Babylonians to the Maya, by Dick Teresi, Simon and Schuster, review appeared in Skeptic magazine vol number 2 (). DICK TERESI’S LOST DISCOVERIES will probably flourish commercially because educators eager to augment the canon of multicultural pieties.

Christian Book List for Enquirers, Skeptics and Strugglers For all you people who want proof, one way or another, that God exists and that the Bible is true and accurate, I know how that feels. During the penultimate term of my degree I doubted my faith, and during that time of doubting I read a lot of the books listed below, and I read others.

The book was adapted from a BBC radio broadcast C.S. Lewis participated in where he answered many of Christianity’s burning questions. The book is biblically sound and apologetical in nature, defending the Christian faith while inviting the reader to connect on a personal level.

The Case For Christ - Lee Strobel. About the Author. The reason why I am bringing up this book is how CS Lewis was lead to being a Christian. While there were some noteworthy books, it was more because he found himself surrounded by people who could make their Christianity reasonable.

I suspect if you are on that path, that is a more fruitful way than to find the best book on apologetics. This book was required reading for the following courses: (1) “Science & Global Change Colloquium” taught by Thomas Holtz & John Merck, and (2) “Science & Pseudoscience in Psychology” taught by Jeffrey Brookings.

This book was also used by Michael Dean with his high school students, you can find more information on his course here.

WHAT DO YOU THINK. - We have all sinned and deserve God's judgment. God, the Father, sent His only Son to satisfy that judgment for those who believe in Him. Jesus, the creator and eternal Son of God, who lived a sinless life, loves us so much that He died for our sins, taking the punishment that we deserve, was buried, and rose from the dead according to the Bible.

Answers to various questions asked by skeptics about God and Christianity,   There are a lot of great books written by atheist authors over the past few years.

While I can’t say that reading any one particular book was the key to my own de-conversion from Judaism to atheism, I have heard from a lot of fellow atheists about how this book or that really got them thinking critically about religion and lead to their de-conversion.

None of those books. Critique of "Reasons Skeptics Should Consider Christianity" by Josh McDowell and Don Stewart James Still.

Josh McDowell, organizer and minister to the Campus Crusade for Christ, co-wrote with Don Stewart, the infamous book Reasons Skeptics Should Consider introduction states that Reasons was "written to give various reasons why we believe in the.

The Bible continues to be the world’s most-read book of all time with more than 5 billion copies sold, but the latest research shows that Americans’ skepticism and. Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis — This is a great introduction on the essence of Christian Faith.

More than a Carpenter by Josh McDowell — This is an easy read on who Jesus is. Basic Christianity by John R. Stott — A short book on who Jesus is. A Note on Christianity For Skeptics My previous books have essentially presupposed that the Bible and Christianity are true, and mainly explained the proper interpretation and scientific support.

This new book provides evidence for the truth of the Bible, and that Jesus was the Son of God as he claimed. How Skeptics View Christianity August 4, D. Hart Patheos Explore the world's faith through different perspectives on religion and spirituality.

Patheos has the views of. Criticism of Christianity has a long history stretching back to the initial formation of the religion during the Roman s have challenged Christian beliefs and teachings as well as Christian actions, from the Crusades to modern intellectual arguments against Christianity include the suppositions that it is a faith of violence, corruption, superstition.

In Jonathan’s latest endeavor he has teamed with famous New Zealand apologist Dr Steve Kumar to produce a stunning general defense of the Christian faith called Christianity for Skeptics.

Although the book has only been available for a few short months, it has been flying off the book tables at speaking events as well as from all of CMI’s.Skeptics Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for scientific skepticism.

It only takes a minute to sign up. However, the actual title of the book " 16 books of letters written in the name of Pope Leo X, Browse other questions tagged quotes christianity jesus-christ pope.

Basic Christianity by John Stott. This is also a pretty small book that’s been around for a long time. The first edition was more than 50 years ago. The way Stott walks through this book is a logical, rational journey toward making a decision for Christ.