Uncover the truth and defend your faith with confidence. 'Christian Apologetics: Answering the Tough Questions' is your comprehensive guide to the field of apologetics. From the historical evidence for Jesus' life and resurrection to the scientific evidence for intelligent design, we explore the key topics and arguments in defense of the faith. Join us on a journey to deepen your understanding and equip yourself with the knowledge and skills you need to engage in meaningful conversations and debates. Get ready to look through the history and weigh the claims in the balance as we delve into the fascinating world of Christian apologetics.
THE CHRISTIAN APOLOGIST ANSWERS: “Why Should I Trust the Bible?”
Christian apologetics is important because it provides evidence and rational arguments for the truth of the Christian faith. This can help to strengthen the faith of believers, and can also be used to persuade non-believers to consider the claims of Christianity. Additionally, apologetics can help to defend the faith against objections and criticisms. It can also help to foster deeper understanding and appreciation of the faith for both believers and non-believers alike.
The Scope, the Range, and the Spirit of Christian Apologetics
APOLOGETICS is concerned with the previous questions of Christianity. It is that important branch of theological inquiry that investigates the great questions that lie at the Christian system's very foundations. At times, it ventures into the very heart of that system and undertakes to unfold its inner reasonableness and sufficiency.
CHRISTIAN APOLOGETICS: Proving a Belief to be True, Reasonable, Necessary, and Right
Christian apologetics (Greek: ἀπολογία, “verbal defense, speech in defense”) is a branch of Christian theology that defends Christianity, the Bible, and God as true, reasonable, right, and necessary.
The Need for Biblical Authority
In creating men and women, God had something different in mind than He did for the other creatures. The latter are spoken of as having been created “according to their kinds” (Gen 1:25). Humans, however, are described as being made in the image and likeness of God (1:26–27).
IRENAEUS of Lyons – Against Heresies
Like most early Christian writers, information about Irenaeus’s life is scarce and inexact. Most information about him either comes from what little can be gleaned from his writing, and from church tradition.