Reasons for our hope : an introduction to Christian apologetics / H. Wayne House and Dennis W. Jowers.

By: House, H. Wayne
Contributor(s): Jowers, Dennis W
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Nashville, Tenn. : B & H Academic, c2011Description: xvii, 444 p. ; 24 cmISBN: 9780805444810Subject(s): Apologetics -- Introductions | Apologetics -- Methodology | Apologetics -- History | Christianity -- PhilosophyDDC classification: 239 HOU
Contents:
pt. 1. Apologetic methodologies and systems. Introduction to apologetics -- Worldviews -- Approaches to apologetics -- Categories of apologetics -- How do we know the truth? -- The tension between faith and reason -- Natural theology and its contribution to apologetics -- Speaking about God and ultimate reality -- pt. 2. Apologetics in Scripture and history. Apologetics in the Old Testament -- Apologetics in the New Testament -- Early apologists of the second and third centuries -- Later Pratistic and medieval apologetics -- Contemporary apologetics -- Pt. 3. Apologetic problems. Use of philosophy in apologetics -- Skepticism and its cure -- Postmodernism and the defense of Christianity -- The knowledge of God -- The problem of evil -- Can miracles occur and do they? -- How reliable are the sources for Christian truth? -- Answering the challenges of the Jesus quests -- The meaning and importance of the physical resurrection of Christ -- Christianity in competition with other religions -- The compatibility of biblical truth and modern science -- pt. 4. How to use apologetics in engaging the world. Engaging the cultist -- Engaging the secularist -- Engaging the postmodernist -- Engaging the Muslim -- Engaging New Age mysticism.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

pt. 1. Apologetic methodologies and systems. Introduction to apologetics -- Worldviews -- Approaches to apologetics -- Categories of apologetics -- How do we know the truth? -- The tension between faith and reason -- Natural theology and its contribution to apologetics -- Speaking about God and ultimate reality -- pt. 2. Apologetics in Scripture and history. Apologetics in the Old Testament -- Apologetics in the New Testament -- Early apologists of the second and third centuries -- Later Pratistic and medieval apologetics -- Contemporary apologetics -- Pt. 3. Apologetic problems. Use of philosophy in apologetics -- Skepticism and its cure -- Postmodernism and the defense of Christianity -- The knowledge of God -- The problem of evil -- Can miracles occur and do they? -- How reliable are the sources for Christian truth? -- Answering the challenges of the Jesus quests -- The meaning and importance of the physical resurrection of Christ -- Christianity in competition with other religions -- The compatibility of biblical truth and modern science -- pt. 4. How to use apologetics in engaging the world. Engaging the cultist -- Engaging the secularist -- Engaging the postmodernist -- Engaging the Muslim -- Engaging New Age mysticism.

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