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A second argument in defence of Christianity

Gregory Sharpe

A second argument in defence of Christianity

taken from the ancient prophesies, applied to the most remarkable events in the life and character of Jesus Christ. By the author of an argument taken from the concessions of the most ancient adversaries.

by Gregory Sharpe

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Published by printed for J. Newbery in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 3259, no. 02.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[8],xv,[1],366,[14]p.
Number of Pages366
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16927690M

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5 apologetics approaches to sharing your Christian faith with others. The book, Five Views on Apologetics, edited by Steven B. Cowan, lets the reader compare and contrast different ways of “doing” apologetics: The goal of apologetics is to persuasively answer honest objections that keep people from faith in Jesus Christ. In Defense of Anarchism is a book by the philosopher Robert Paul Wolff, in which the author defends individualist argues that individual autonomy and state authority are mutually exclusive and that, as individual autonomy is inalienable, the moral legitimacy of the state collapses.. First published by Harper and Row in as In Defense of Anarchism: With Author: Robert Paul Wolff.


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A second argument in defence of Christianity, taken from the ancient prophesies, applied to the most remarkable events in the life and character of Jesus Christ, by the author of An argument taken from the concessions of the most ancient adversaries.

In Defence of Christianity is a short book of Christian apologetics. Acknowledging that reason is not the basis of faith, Brian Hebblethwaite sets out some of the main reasons that can be advanced in support of the Christian faith.

He defends the view that belief in God makes most sense of a world that has come up with moral and creative persons and communities, 4/5(1). Yet when it comes to this second argument—the behavior of religious people in the world—abstract claims can be tested by reference to objective facts.

In Defense of Faith examines the historical record and demonstrates that far from encouraging hate and aggression, the Judeo-Christian tradition has been the West’s most effective curb on these dangerous defects /5(30).

A second argument in defence of Christianity: taken from the ancient prophesies, applied to the most remarkable events in the life and character of Jesus Christ. By the author of an argument taken from the concessions of the most ancient adversaries.

The goal of the book Rational Faith by Stephen T Davis is to demonstrate that belief in Christianity is reasonable, and the book succeeds admirably. One argument that the author gives is an argument from an objective moral law to an objective moral lawgiver, using genocide as a clear example of something objectively evil.

That argument is compelling/5(6). In Defence of Christianity examines the early Christian apologists in their context in thirteen articles divided in four I provides an introduction to apology and apologetics in antiquity, an overview of the early Christian apologists, and an outline of their argumentation.

This book addresses a variety of issues in Christian apologetics, from the existence of God to the authority of the Bible and the nature of humanity. It is very readable, and its handbook format makes it easy for the reader to find answers to specific questions without searching through the whole book.

Geisler, Norman L. Christian Apologetics. With great skill and powerful arguments, the author contends that Acts was written primarily to defend Paul for his forthcoming trial in Rome. After reading Mauck's volume, the read we will not only gain a fuller understanding of Acts, but also obtain rock-solid arguments for defending Christianity and understanding its Jewish by: 4.

Christian apologetics (Greek: ἀπολογία, "verbal defence, speech in defence") is a branch of Christian theology that defends Christianity against objections. Christian apologetics has taken many forms over the centuries, starting with Paul the Apostle in the early church and Patristic writers such as Origen, Augustine of Hippo, Justin Martyr and Tertullian, then continuing with.

Not only do the writers believe Scripture to be inspired by God himself and inerrant, they believe good arguments can be marshaled in defense of such a position. Their work is constructed in a comprehensive fashion with broad application to various areas as follows: philosophical and methodological challenges, textual and historical challenges, and ethical, /5(13).

Unfortunately, the wager is often misrepresented and misinterpreted. Some of this confusion is due to the fact that Pascal never fully developed the argument, combined with the fact that it is difficult to place the notes in a sensible order.

Despite the fact that it is one of his lengthier fragments. But that’s an argument against Christianity, not just against the Deuterocanon. In any case, it’s contradicted elsewhere in the Talmud, since the Talmud quotes the Book of Sirach as Scripture [and] Talmudic teaching serves as an extremely weak foundation, particularly for Christians.

The First Apology was an early work of Christian apologetics addressed by Justin Martyr to the Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius.

In addition to arguing against the persecution of individuals solely for being Christian, Justin also provides the Emperor with a defense of the philosophy of Christianity and a detailed explanation of contemporary Christian practices and rituals.

This. A book published inwritten by Thomas Collier, rejects the idea of a Pre–Trib Rapture, indicating that the idea must have been circulating at that time. 16 A few years later inPeter Jurieu published a book in which he taught that Christ would come in the air secretly to Rapture the saints and return to Heaven before the battle of.

This is a book of apologetics, with the clear intention of setting out some of the reasoning that can be used in support of the Christian faith. It marshals a whole range of arguments that cumulatively suggest that theism offers the best explanation of the world in which we find ourselves.

What book makes the best argument against Christianity. If there was one book you could give to a Christian friend who had some intellectual doubts, what book would it be. Of course reading the Bible itself causes some people to doubt Christianity, but I'm looking for a book that takes a systematic approach in arguing against the faith.

Second, those within the church are timid and unable to sustain the supernatural side of their beliefs in a highly naturalistic world. What remains, then, in this kind of religious belief system is a spirituality that does not need to defend itself because it is purely a private thing that does not moralize or pontificate for anyone else.

While apologies or defenses of the Christian faith go all the way back to the first century, the formal science of apologetics is a more recent development. In this chapter we will survey the history of apologetics in three stages.

First, we will discuss in some detail apologetics in the New Testament itself. Second, we will give detailed attention to the thought of the leading. The Defense of Christianity is a primer of Presuppositional apologetics and a very very distilled version of his Defense of the Faith.

My Credo which first came out in Jerusalem and Athens is another brief primer to Van Tillian thought and a very easy and fun to read material to understand the basic tenets of his system/5. Introduction A.

The Author From one perspective, this short epistle is the most disputed book in the NT canon as to authenticity. From another, the issue of authorship is already settled, at least negatively: the apostle Peter did not write this letter.

The vast bulk of NT scholars adopts this second perspective without much discussion. In my perspective, though 2 Peter is extremely.

Alvin Plantinga, A Defense of Religious Exclusivism. RELIGIOUS EXCLUSIVISM VERSUS RELIGIOUS PLURALISM; Exclusivism holds that a particular religion is the only way to get in a proper relationship with God (the only way to salvation); To use the Christian example: In JohnJesus declares, "I am the way the truth, and the light; No one comes to the Father but .Leading seller of Christian books, Bibles, gifts, homeschool products, church supplies, DVDs, toys and more.

Everything Christian for Less for over 40 years.American history's Christian slaveholders—and, if asked, most would have defined themselves as Christian—had two favorites : Noel Rae.