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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Very well laid-out logical arguments. It is a Summa-style book chrostian summary of the arguments packed in between these pages. Kreeft and Tacelli expect the reader to think, to use reason, and to apply the intellect and will to how they live the faith. Trivia About Handbook of Chris The book covers the primary apologetic subjects, and as is typical of Kreeft, the ideas are clearly explained and cleverly expressed.

May 20, Kenneth rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jan 24, John rated it really liked it Shelves: The Summa style perfect. Popular passages Page 40 – Where is the wise man?

Handbook of Christian Apologetics by Peter Kreeft

Other editions – View all Handbook of Catholic Apologetics: Selected pages Title Page. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Jan 31, Atchisson rated it it was amazing. But it’s important to know what is really going on in chrjstian soul of the person to whom apo I read this book under our church’s Reading Programmeand I am so glad I picked it.

His 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 about Heavenand Back to Virtue. I’m a Christian, so I read works on apologetics to strengthen my faith not in search of a conversion experience.


Common terms and phrases angels answer apologetics argue argument argument from desire atheist believe Bible biblical body C. Kreeft outlines in the first chapter the nature of apologetics, then in the next chapters the existence or nature of God.

I don’t even know where to begin. Mar 01, Christin Smith rated it it was amazing. It presents arguments and answers in an easier-to-read handboko but same vein as the middle ages scholars like Acquainus.

At first I was excited about this book, as well as any other book that falls in krefft genre of “Christian apologetics”. 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.

Books by Peter Kreeft. He presents 20 arguments ranging from the five proofs of Aquinas to modern cosmological arguments to arguments from psychol Details the full breadth of Christian Apologetics. I highly recommend it for anyone seeking knowledge apologetifs Christianity.

I had to read this for my philosophy class this semester.

A popular lecturer, he has also taught at many other colleges, seminaries and educational institutions in the eastern United States. Handbook of Catholic Apologetics is the only book that categorizes and summarizes all the nandbook arguments in support Aug 20, Patrick Gruber rated it it was amazing. Definitely recommend for anyone aploogetics wants to be honest with themselves about whether or not Christianity is true and what the implications of that truth would be.

Handbook of Christian Apologetics

Jul 31, Victor rated it really liked it. Mar 03, Jeremiah rated it liked it Shelves: The Bible Myth or History?

Very thorough and well written. A very logical account that demonstrates the rational coherence of Christian doctrine. It will do well as both an introductory level material as well as a handy reference book on Christian Apologetics. He presents 20 arguments ranging from the five proofs of Aquinas to modern cosmological arguments to arguments from psychology. 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.


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Feb 03, Patrick added it Shelves: This does not discount Kreeft and Tacelli’s logic, only perhaps their writing aapologetics, which at some times is patronizing and at some times is eye-opening. Open Preview See a Problem? A must read for those who want to become an apologist or for those who wish to understand their faith more fully.

Catholics, people studying apologetics. 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 crhistian for dealing with the hard questions; new arguments that can contribute to the older, classical approaches.

Oct 10, Laine added it. Handbook of Catholic Apologetics: It is a thorough examination of the logical defense of Christianity. I read through this book and found the “apologetics” argument in it 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”.

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