Christian truth and apologetics by william lane craig. William lane craig has a doctorate in philosophy from the university of birmingham and a doctorate in theology from the university of munich. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. William lane, reasonable faith third edition, crossway, wheaton, 2008, 415 pages.
He holds faculty positions at talbot school of theology biola university and houston baptist university. Reasonable faith includes, in concise and accessible form, some of the best of the best of his thinking on vital areas of apologetics. Evangelicals have been living on the periphery of responsible in. William lane craig books list of books by author william. Dear customer, biola university has instructed all nonessential tasks to be accomplished remotely due to unprecedented events caused by the. He is known for his work in the philosophy of religion, philosophy of time, and the defense of christian theism. It began as a set of lectures for craigs own class on. William lane craig author william lane craig phd, university of birmingham, england. Wake up, fellow atheists and see clearly what is happening here. William lane craig explains christian thinking to atheists. He is amply qualified to write a book such as this. Defending your faith with reason and precision, and more on. It also includes discussions of craig s views on faith, the meaning of life, miracles, history, and jesus view of himself, as well as an original chapter on the reliability of. Christian truth and apologetics paperback june 9, 2008.
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The reasonable faith podcast features lively conversation about the issues of the day. Christian truth and apologetics kindle edition by craig, william lane. Defending your faith with reason and precision, at the college of the holy cross, on the question. A debate between a christian and an atheist, william lane craig and walter sinnottarmstrong bring to the printed page two debates they held before live audiences, preserving all the wit, clarity, and immediacy of their public exchanges.
To date, he has authored or edited over thirty books and more than a hundred scholarly articles. Reasonable faith by william lane craig i am planning a preaching series on christian apologetics in the fall so i have started collecting several books on the subject, including dr. A reasonable response followers of jesus need not fear hard questions or objections against christian belief. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. William lane craig s arguments for the existence of god provide the most food for thought, but even if they were successful, they would only provide grounds for belief in a god which is a far cry from the christian god, particularly. The average christian does not realize that there is an intellectual war going on in the universities and in the professional journals and scholarly societies. In 2008, craig released the third edition of reasonable faith, which featured mild revisions to the previous version. William lane craig is an american analytic philosopher and christian theologian. Theism, atheism, and big bang cosmology an exchange of essays with nontheistic philosopher quentin smith on the metaphysical and scientific evidence for the finitude of the past and its theological implications.
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He is one of a kind, and i thank god for his life and work. Reasonable faith podcast william lane craig all you can. The updated edition builds a positive case for christianity that reflects twentyfive years of debating, lecturing, and writing on important issues in christian. It combines clarity and applicability without sacrificing depth. William lane craig discusses calvinism and the problem of evil 04192010 wintery knight 35 comments this is an answer to a question. William lane craig is research professor of philosophy at talbot school of theology and professor of philosophy at houston baptist university. William lane craig as another heretic who complicates and corrupts the simplicity that is in christ. Reasonable faith is a perfect book for the classroom, yet resourceful for thoughtful christian leaders, whether in the local church, the academy or other parachurch organizations. William lane craig s most popular book is reasonable faith. This documentary contains neverbeforeseen interviews with attendees and participants who share their perspective on each event while also focusing on the arguments for the existence of god. Examining the broad topics of faith, man, god, creation and christ, craig. Moreland, or send them a link to a debate on youtube. William lane craig, born in 1949 in peoria, illinois, is an american christian apologist, philosopher, and theologian.
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It began as a set of lectures for craig s own class on apologetics. I would say that this is an excellent second book for someone learning about the various arguments in support of christian faith and theology. William lane craig, the founder and president of reasonable faith, participated in a series of lectures and debates from london to birmingham. William lane craig s reasonable faith is an apologetics textbook ranging over arguments for the existence of god to the alleged evidence for the resurrection of jesus. Evangelicals have been living on the periphery of responsible intellectual existence. William lane craig is both an absolutely topnotch, worldclass scholar and a man with a warm heart for apologetics and evangelism. At the age of sixteen as a junior in high school, he first heard the message of the christian gospel and yielded his life to christ. It also includes discussions of craigs views on faith, the meaning of life, miracles, history, and jesus view of himself, as well as an original chapter on the reliability of. William lane craig uses welldocumented historical facts to explore the evidence that surrounds the days following jesus crucifixion. A brief introduction to the life, work, books and debates of apologist william lane craig. William lane craig and christopher hitchens debated the question does god exist. Craig has updated and defended the kalam cosmological argument for the existence of god. Get 50% off this audiobook at the audiobooksnow online audio book store and download or stream it right to your computer, smartphone or tablet. Childrens books by william lane craig reasonable faith.288 1571 268 1013 364 789 817 638 768 788 1402 439 429 650 235 853 662 1056 1012 94 1312 202 1335 493 404 1518 635 221 1578 510 314 1040 499 575 905 785 485 790 227 120 1111 1107 734 1265 1137 1482