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This wide-ranging volume will be an invaluable tool for anyone concerned with that challenge. This volume makes a massive contribution to this need and does so in a way that is readily accessible to any person who takes the trouble to think.

Part two builds on these essays to present numerous alphabetized articles on individuals, ideas, movements and disciplines that are vital to a rational explanation of the Christian faith. In ancient Athens it referred to a defense made in the courtroom as part of the normal judicial procedure. Essays in the Van Til Perspective, ed. Perhaps most commonly it refers to the discipline concerned with the defense of the faith. We are posting it just in case you can get something from it.

An essential feature are trenchent chapters

At a time when we are increasingly bombarded by attempts to debunk the faith, Christians need a firm grasp on the coherence and credibility of their beliefs. Although some rough correlations can be made e.

Richard Middleton, on the other hand, argue that key aspects of postmodernity can be appropriated to defend orthodox Christianity. By this we do not mean merely convincing people that Christianity is true, but persuading them to apply its truth to their life. For philosophers, the pursuit of truth travels on precise definitions.

Because of our experience

An essential feature are trenchent chapters by Ronald Clifton Potter, Dennis Hollinger and Douglas Webster considering issues facing the local church in light of postmodernity. Because of our experience of injustice, it can seem that God is either complicit in evil i. The choice of articles is on the whole excellent. On the other hand, treating persuasion as a separate function is helpful, since it involves elements that go beyond offering an intellectual response the focus of the first three points.