The Case for Christ: A Journalist's Personal Investigation of the Evidence for Jesus

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Zondervan, 1998 - Religion - 303 pages
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A Seasoned Journalist Chases Down the Biggest Story in History Is there credible evidence that Jesus of Nazareth really is the Son of God? Retracing his own spiritual journey from atheism to faith, Lee Strobel, former legal editor of the Chicago Tribune, cross-examines a dozen experts with doctorates from schools like Cambridge, Princeton, and Brandeis who are recognized authorities in their own fields. Strobel challenges them with questions like How reliable is the New Testament? Does evidence for Jesus exist outside the Bible? Is there any reason to believe the resurrection was an actual event? Strobel's tough, point-blank questions make this Gold Medallion-winning book read like a captivating, fast-paced novel. But it's not fiction. It's a riveting quest for the truth about history's most compelling figure. What will your verdict be in The Case for Christ? 'Lee Strobel probes with bulldog-like tenacity the evidence for the truth of biblical Christianity.' Bruce M. Metzger, Ph.D., Professor of New Testament, Emeritus, Princeton Theological Seminary 'Lee Strobel asks the questions a tough-minded skeptic would ask. His book is so good I read it out loud to my wife evenings after dinner. Every inquirer should have it.' Phillip E. Johnson, Law Professor, University of California at Berkeley
  

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This one is very well written and easy to read. - LibraryThing
I liked Strobel's writing style. - LibraryThing
And has pictures his kids drew! - LibraryThing

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User Review  - krista.rutherford - LibraryThing

I am already a Christian, so I don't know if this book would have compelled me to believe in Christ or not. However, Strobel investigates the claims about who Jesus was and the circumstances ... Read full review

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User Review  - jwisaacs - Christianbook.com

In ďThe Case for Christ: A Journalistís Personal Investigation of the Evidence for JesusĒ, Lee Strobel takes his readers on a search to examine the claims of Christianity; specifically, he researches ... Read full review

Contents

Reopening the Investigation of a Lifetime
9
The Eyewitness Evidence
19
Testing the Eyewitness Evidence
38
The Documentary Evidence
55
The Corroborating Evidence
73
The Scientific Evidence
92
The Rebuttal Evidence
110
The Identity Evidence
131
The Medical Evidence
191
The Evidence of the Missing Body
205
The Evidence of Appearances
225
The Circumstantial Evidence
244
The Verdict of History
259
List of Citations
273
Notes
281
Index
289

The Psychological Evidence
144
The Fingerprint Evidence
171

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About the author (1998)

Lee Strobel was the award-winning legal editor of The Chicago Tribune and is the best-selling author of The Case for Faith, The Case for Christ, and The Case for a Creator, all of which have been made into documentaries by Lionsgate. With a journalism degree from the University of Missouri and a Master of Studies in Law degree from Yale, Lee wrote 3 Gold Medallion winners and the 2005 Book of the Year with Gary Poole. He and his wife live in Colorado. Visit Lee's website at: www.leestrobel.com. SPANISH BIO: Lee Strobel tiene una licenciatura en periodismo de la Universidad de Missouri y una maestria en estudio de leyes de la Universidad Yale. Fue el galardonado editor legal del periodico Chicago Tribune y esceptico espiritual hasta el ano 1981. Es autor de exitos de ventas del New York Times de casi veinte libros y ha sido entrevistado por numerosos programas nacionales de television, incluyendo 20/20 de la cadena ABC, Fox News y CNN. Cuatro de sus libros han ganado el premio Medalla de oro y uno de ellos fue el ganador del premio Libro cristiano del ano 2005 (el cual escribio junto a Garry Poole). Lee sirvio como pastor de ensenanza en las Iglesias Willow Creek y Saddleback. Ademas, contribuye como editor y columnista de la revista 'Outreach'. el y su esposa, Leslie, residen en Colorado. Para mas informacion, visite: www.leestrobel.com

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