Five Views On Apologetics: Counterpoints

Paperback | February 7, 2000

EditorStanley N. Gundry, Steven B. Cowan

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The goal of apologetics is to persuasively answer honest objections that keep people from faith in Jesus Christ. But of several apologetic approaches, which is most effective?Five Views on Apologetics examines the "how-to" of apologetics, putting five prominent views under the microscope: Classical, Evidential, Presuppositional, Reformed Epistemology, and Cumulative Case. Offering a forum for presentation, critique, and defense, this book allows the contributors for the different viewpoints to interact.Like no other book, Five Views on Apologetics lets you compare and contrast different ways of "doing" apologetics. Your own informed conclusions can then guide you as you meet the questions of a needy world with the claims of the gospel.The Counterpoints series provides a forum for comparison and critique of different views on issues important to Christians. Counterpoints books address two categories: Church Life and Bible and Theology. Complete your library with other books in the Counterpoints series.

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 With culture forever in a state of change, many Christians have difficulty answering the question of how best to communicate the Gospel and the truth of Christ. Five Views on Apologetics is a unique book that addresses the concern of communication of the Christian Doctrine. Written in a give-and-take style, this book offers five views...

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The goal of apologetics is to persuasively answer honest objections that keep people from faith in Jesus Christ. But of several apologetic approaches, which is most effective?Five Views on Apologetics examines the "how-to" of apologetics, putting five prominent views under the microscope: Classical, Evidential, Presuppositional, Reform...

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The goal of apologetics is to persuasively answer honest objections that keep people from faith in Jesus Christ. But of several apologetic approaches, which is most effective? Five Views on Apologetics examines the "how-to" of apologetics, putting five prominent views under the microscope: Classical, Evidential, Presuppositional, Refo...

Stanley N. Gundry is executive vice president and editor-in-chief for the Zondervan Corporation. He has been an influential figure in the Evangelical Theological Society, serving as president of ETS and on its executive committee, and is adjunct professor of Historical Theology at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. He is the author of ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 8 × 5.38 × 1.13 inPublished:February 7, 2000Publisher:ZondervanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0310224764

ISBN - 13:9780310224761

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ContentsIntroduction: Steven B. CowanGlossary of Key Terms and Concepts1. Classical ApologeticsWilliam Lane CraigResponsesGary R. HabermasPaul D. FeinbergJohn M. FrameKelly James Clark2. Evidential ApologeticsGary R. HabermasResponsesWilliam Lane CraigPaul D. FeinbergJohn M. FrameKelly James Clark3. Cumulative Case ApologeticsPaul D. FeinbergResponsesWilliam Lane CraigGary R. HabermasJohn M. FrameKelly James Clark4. Presuppositional ApologeticsJohn M. FrameResponsesWilliam Lane CraigGary R. HabermasPaul D. FeinbergKelly James Clark5. Reformed Epistemology ApologeticsKelly James ClarkResponsesWilliam Lane CraigGary R. HabermasPaul D. FeinbergJohn M. Frame6. Closing RemarksWilliam Lane CraigGary R. HabermasPaul D. FeinbergJohn M. FrameKelly James ClarkConclusion: Steven B. CowanAbout the ContributorsScripture IndexPerson IndexSubject Index

From Our Editors

 With culture forever in a state of change, many Christians have difficulty answering the question of how best to communicate the Gospel and the truth of Christ. Five Views on Apologetics is a unique book that addresses the concern of communication of the Christian Doctrine. Written in a give-and-take style, this book offers five views on defending the Christian faith by five respected scholars. These unique essays explain certain view points and offer other positive approaches to safeguarding Christianity.