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Two of my favorite Apologetics books

Christian Apologetics

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1mysaviorlives
Jul 11, 2008, 9:27pm Top

I recommend Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis. It's not so much apologetics as it is understanding Christianity, but I still love it.
Pro-life answers to Pro-Choice Arguments is a must-read for any Apologist and Christian studying abortion and the sanctity of human life. It is great for sitting down and reading, but even better for researching quick topics as they come up in life.
Hope you enjoy!
~ Alexis

2vpfluke
Jul 15, 2008, 10:29pm Top

I took a look at my library catalog and did a search on "apologetics" and came up with six books.

Mere Christianity, already mentioned.
City of God by St. Augustine - a classic
Screwtape Letters - this is very good reading.
The Christian Agnostic by Leslie D. Weatherhead, which I haven't read at all, but somehow own.
God Man by Anthony Bloom, a very good Russian Orthodox writer. (Note the title is actually "God and Man" - so I left the 'and' out to get the Touchstone to work a little better).
"Liturgy and Society: the function of the church in the modern world", by Arthur Hebert

3vpfluke
Jul 15, 2008, 10:37pm Top

To add to what I've said. I looked up The Christian Agnostic in Worldcat and 938 libraries own it (a pretty good number) even though only 54 LTers own it. It deals seriously with how Christians can deal with their doubts.

Liturgy and Society: the function of the church in the modern world came up with the wrong Touchstone.

4elvineve
Jul 16, 2008, 9:00am Top

It seems that the last two titles are no longer available on Amazon.com, any idea if there's any sample chapters on The Christian Agnostic?

5vpfluke
Edited: Jul 16, 2008, 4:01pm Top

"God and Man" has a partial view on Google books at: http://books.google.com/books?id=bXkEDYYBmDoC&printsec=frontcover&dq=god...

There were no previews of the "Christian Agnostic" or of "Liturgy and Society on Google Books. (The books are in Google, the previews aren't available). Maybe Project Canterbury?

6cheekfam
Dec 13, 2008, 5:56pm Top

Their are several used copies of Christian Agnostic available at Alibris.com.

7docjohnb
Apr 16, 2009, 12:33am Top

I hate the two books questions because I always have at least 3....LOL

The three I would recommend are The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief

Mere Christianity and The End of Reason: A Response to the New Atheists.

If you want to introduce a non-believer, one that can read presumably (It's amazing how few can or will anymore) I'd go with The Case For The Creator or the Case for Christ

8Johnnycat
May 27, 2013, 8:34pm Top

Nothing like reviving old dead threads...lol

I would add:

The Francis A. Schaeffer Trilogy: Three Essential Books in One Volume

and

The Defense of the Faith by Cornelius Van Til

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