The Tension of Unbelief (Guinness)

In chapter five of "Fool's Talk," Os Guinness has a very good explanation of unbelief. In the following quote Guinness discusses the tension of unbelief. The non-Christian's unbelieving attitude and heart is something also to think about for Christian apologetics. Here's Guinness: At the core of unbelief is ceaseless, unremitting, and inescapable tension and conflict.… Continue reading The Tension of Unbelief (Guinness)

“Why Believe?” by Neil Shenvi (A Somewhat Critical Review)

I recently received this book for review purposes: Why Believe?: A Reasoned Approach to Christianity by Neil Shenvi. "Why Believe?" is an apologetics book explaining and defending the truths of Christianity from a logical and reasonable perspective. In "Why Believe?" Shenvi discusses the common apologetics topics such as: Are all religions true? Was Jesus a… Continue reading “Why Believe?” by Neil Shenvi (A Somewhat Critical Review)

Genocide and the OT Conquest of Canaan (Kruger)

Some critics and skeptics point to Israel's conquest of Canaan in the OT as proof God is not good, but vindictive, hateful, and murderous. However, if you look at the Israelite conquest of Canaan in the OT from a biblical perspective, this event is part of the just judgment of God. Michal Kruger argues this… Continue reading Genocide and the OT Conquest of Canaan (Kruger)

Early Non-Christian Literary References to Jesus (Evans)

If you heard that there were some references to Jesus in 1st Century non-Christian literature, you might not be overly surprised. Important ancient historical figures are often mentioned in various ancient writings. For one example, archaeologists found a speech written by Pliny the Younger (d. 112 AD) that mentions emperor Domitian (see Dictionary of NT… Continue reading Early Non-Christian Literary References to Jesus (Evans)

Following Christ through Your University Years (Kruger)

Michael Kruger's new book, Surviving Religion 101, is a book written for Christians going through college. It is no secret that many campuses today in the United States and elsewhere are rather hostile to the claims of Christianity. In fact, it's not uncommon for Christian students to be singled out and ridiculed for their faith… Continue reading Following Christ through Your University Years (Kruger)