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The Case for Faith: A Journalist Investigates the Toughest Objections to Christianity (2000)

by Lee Strobel

Series: The Case for ... (2)

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In his #1 bestseller The Case for Christ, legally trained investigative reporter Lee Strobel examined the claims of Christ, reaching the hard-won verdict that Jesus is God's unique son. But despite the compelling historical evidence that Strobel presented, many people grapple with serious concerns about faith in God. As in a court of law, they want to shout, "Objection " They say, "If God is love, then what about all the suffering in our world?" Or, "If Jesus is the door to heaven, then what about the millions who have never heard of him?" Or, "If God cares for everyone, then why does he eternally torture some in hell?" In The Case for Faith, Strobel turns his tenacious investigative skills to the most persistent emotional objections to belief--the eight "heart" barriers to faith. The Case for Faith is for those who may be feeling attracted to Jesus but who are faced with formidable intellectual barriers standing squarely in their path. For Christians, it will deepen their convictions and give them fresh confidence in discussing Christianity with even their most skeptical friends.… (more)
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    The Mass of the Early Christians by Mike Aquilina (fulner)
    fulner: Case for faith is the sequel to car for Christ. After journalist investigation if Jesus was a real person Stobel continues with an investigation if one really needs to put faith in this member of the part. Mass of the early Christians investigates how the early believers celebrated their faith in Christ through their eyes without trying to tie it to today's Evangelical practice.… (more)
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Was God telling the truth when he said, “You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart”? In his #1 bestseller The Case for Christ, Lee Strobel examined the claims of Christ, reaching the hard-won verdict that Jesus is God’s unique son. In The Case for Faith, Strobel turns his skills to the most persistent emotional objections to belief―the eight “heart barriers” to faith. This Gold Medallion-winning book is for those who may be feeling attracted to Jesus but who are faced with difficult questions standing squarely in their path. For Christians, it will deepen their convictions and give them fresh confidence in discussing Christianity with even their most skeptical friends.
  StFrancisofAssisi | Oct 21, 2023 |
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  WBCLIB | Feb 19, 2023 |
In The Case for Faith, bestselling author, journalist, and former atheist Lee Strobel turns his investigative skills to the most persistent emotional objections to belief in God—the eight "heart barriers" to faith: "Since evil and suffering exist, a loving God cannot" ( )
  CCWLibrary | Dec 22, 2022 |
Ah, such a fresh view of a man’s search for faith. He begins with objectiveness and skepticism. His Frank search for truth surprises him. ( )
  JoniMFisher | Jul 5, 2022 |
Again, Strobel does an amazing job presenting the evidence for God. ( )
  bookishblond | Oct 24, 2018 |
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In his #1 bestseller The Case for Christ, legally trained investigative reporter Lee Strobel examined the claims of Christ, reaching the hard-won verdict that Jesus is God's unique son. But despite the compelling historical evidence that Strobel presented, many people grapple with serious concerns about faith in God. As in a court of law, they want to shout, "Objection " They say, "If God is love, then what about all the suffering in our world?" Or, "If Jesus is the door to heaven, then what about the millions who have never heard of him?" Or, "If God cares for everyone, then why does he eternally torture some in hell?" In The Case for Faith, Strobel turns his tenacious investigative skills to the most persistent emotional objections to belief--the eight "heart" barriers to faith. The Case for Faith is for those who may be feeling attracted to Jesus but who are faced with formidable intellectual barriers standing squarely in their path. For Christians, it will deepen their convictions and give them fresh confidence in discussing Christianity with even their most skeptical friends.

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