Handbook of Catholic Apologetics: Reasoned Answers to Questions of Faith

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Ignatius Press, 2009 - Religion - 600 pages
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Unbelievers, doubters and skeptics continue to attack the truths of Christianity. Handbook of Catholic Apologetics is the only book that categorizes and summarizes all the major arguments in support of the main Christian beliefs, including key distinctively Catholic doctrines. Also included is a Protestant-friendly treatment of Catholic-Protestant issues. The Catholic answers to Protestant questions show how Catholicism is the fullness of the Christian faith.

An expanded, Catholic edition of the popular book Handbook of Christian Apologetics, Handbook of Catholic Apologetics is full of the wisdom and wit, clarity and insight of philosophers Peter Kreeft and Ronald Tacelli. This is an informative and valuable guidebook for anyone looking for answers to questions of faith and reason. Whether you are asking the questions yourself or want to respond to others who are, here is the resource you have been waiting for.

 

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User Review  - Servant of God - Christianbook.com

I keep this book with me at all times and use available moments to study how to properly defend and explain my faith in God and Christ Jesus. I see apologetics as a prime avenue for conducting ... Read full review

Excellent source of information.

User Review  - Korea - Christianbook.com

Reading is still in process. What I have covered so far is informative and succinct. Just what I wanted as opposed to long, drawn-out, windy argumentation. Read full review

Contents

A Personal Preface
9
INTRODUCTION
11
The Nature Power and Limitations of Apologetics
15
Faith and Reason
32
GOD
49
Twenty Arguments for the Existence of God
52
The Nature of God
96
GOD AND NATURE
107
GOD AND GLORY
235
Life after Death
239
Heaven
273
Hell
299
Salvation
334
CONCLUSIONS
359
Christianity and Other Religions
362
Objective Truth
384

Four Problems of Cosmology
110
The Problem of Evil
129
GOD AND GRACE
155
The Divinity of Christ
158
The Resurrection
186
The Bible Myth or History?
212
The Bottom Line
408
Twenty Catholic Capstones to Christian Apologetics
418
Bibliography
459
Subject Index
467
Scripture Index
489
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Peter Kreeft, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy at Boston College, is one of the most respected Christian authors of our time. His many bestselling books cover a vast array of topics in spirituality, theology, and philosophy. They include How to Be Holy, Practical Theology, Back to Virtue, Because God Is Real, You Can Understand the Bible, Angels and Demons, Heaven: The Heart's Deepest Longing, and A Summa of the Summa.

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