Handbook. ºf Christian. Apologetics. H UND REDS OF ANSWERS TO C R UCLA L. QUESTIONS. Do faith and reason conflict? Does God exist? Is the Bible myth. Handbook of Christian Apologetics has ratings and 48 reviews. Matthew said: I started out reading this book like a normal book and made it about ha. Voted one of Christianity Today’s Books of the Year. Reasonable, concise, witty and wise, Peter Kreeft and Ronald K. Tacelli have written.

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Jul 31, Victor rated it really liked it.

Tacelli have written an informative and valuable guidebook for anyone looking for answers to questions of faith and reason. So often these books are nothing but worn out platitudes.

Oct 10, Laine added it. It is an excellent compilation of the main topics of Christian apologetics. His ideas draw heavily from religious and philosophical tradition, Peter Kreeft is a Catholic apologist, professor of philosophy at Boston College and The King’s College, and author of over 45 books including Fundamentals of the FaithEverything you Ever Wanted to Know about Heavenand Back to Virtue.

Feb 03, Patrick added it Shelves: Apologetics is Greek for defense.

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We can love only what we know. Jul 26, Lesley Webster rated it liked it. The cases for and against are presented in systematic fashion. Mar 01, Christin Smith rated it it was amazing. His conclusions have a degree of fairness.


Kreeft outlines in the first chapter the nature of apologetics, then in the next chapters the existence or nature of God. I had to read this for my philosophy class this semester.

It comes highly recommended — in fact, a must-have and a must-read for every believer. Written on the Heart: I find it an excellent read, and amongst the sections that stood out for me was this from the chapter on “The Bible: This is such a good essential book – christiqn is my second one.

I highly recommend it for anyone seeking knowledge about Christianity. Jan 24, John rated it really liked it Shelves: Apologteics instance, the problem of evil, reconciling religion with science, in addition to the theory of evolution, have rigorist treatments here.

Jan 22, Jr rated it it was ok. Definitely recommend for anyone who wants to be honest with themselves about whether or not Christianity is true and what the implications of that truth would be.

I read through this book and found the “apologetics” argument in it to be so childish in reasoning and all along they still don’t know how an atheist mind is really wired. A must read for those who want habdbook become an apologist or for those who wish to understand their faith more fully. This is the go-to reference book for both common answers and logically sound, ‘tried and true’ answers.


According to the scribble in the inside cover, I’ve owned this book since Refresh and try again. I’m sure that many critics will say many things, but any true seeker must be moved at least to further seeking by the arguments in this hcristian.

Handbook of Christian Apologetics

No trivia or quizzes yet. If you keep an open mind while reading no matter what “level” of Christian you are rkeeft you will gain a lot of insight from Kreeft and Tacelli’s arguments. This does not discount Kreeft and Tacelli’s logic, only perhaps their writing style, which at some times i My advice to the reader: But it’s important to know what is really going on in the soul of the person to whom apologetic arguments are addressed, and apollgetics know the irrational forces behind unbelief Peter KreeftRonald K.

However I realized that it was just a bit to heavy reading to continue that process, especially since it isn’t a normal read.