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The Knowledge of God in the World and the Word

An Introduction to Classical Apologetics
Douglas Groothuis (Author) , Andrew I. Shepardson (Author)
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Intellectual support for defending your faith.

Knowledge of God in the World and the Word is a clear and succinct introduction to classical Christian apologetics that also addresses the most common objections to natural theology.

Amid the crisis of authority in our modern and postmodern era, Christians need to be able to point to God's revelation in the natural world in addition to defending God's unique revelation in the Bible and in the person of Jesus Christ.

Classical apologetics takes a two-step approach to commending the Christian picture of reality—first establishing arguments for the existence of God and then defending key items of Christian revelation, including:

  • The reliability of the Bible.
  • The identity of the historical Jesus.
  • The resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.

With this book, you will discover an easy point of entry into understanding why Christian beliefs about Jesus are true and rational. Perfect for any Christian who wants to articulate a sophisticated and comprehensive defense of their faith.

About the Authors

Douglas Groothuis (PhD, University of Oregon) is professor of philosophy at Denver Seminary in Denver, Colorado, where he heads the apologetics and ethics masters degree program. His articles have been published in journals such as Religious Studies, Philosophia Christi, Themelios, Christian Scholar's Review, Inquiry, and Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society. He has written numerous books, including Christian Apologetics, Philosophy in Seven Sentences, and Truth Decay.

Andrew I. Shepardson (PhD, University of Toronto) leads the B.A. and M.A. programs in Applied Apologetics at Colorado Christian University and is co-pastor of Hope Denver Church in Denver, Colorado. His work has been published in Philosophia Christi, Quadrum,The Denver Journal, Orthodoxy in Dialogue, and the Toronto Journal of Theology. He is the author of Who’s Afraid of the Unmoved Mover?: Postmodernism and Natural Theology.

  • Product Details
  • Page Count: 304
  • Format: Hardcover, Printed Caseside
  • ISBN: 9780310113072
  • Release: December 6, 2022
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