Challenging The Verdict: A Cross Examination Of Lee Strobel's "The Case For Christ"
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Challenging The Verdict: A Cross Examination Of Lee Strobel's "The Case For Christ"

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In the face of modern critical scholarship, which is steadily eroding the historical reliability of the Gospels and their presentation of Jesus, conservative writers have been making valiant attempts to reestablish confidence in the Christian record and doctrine. The most prominent of these, in popular exposure and commercial success, has been Lee Strobel, in his 1998 book...more
Published December 1st 2001 by Age of Reason Publications
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Terri Lynn
I have read Lee Strobel's pathetic "Case for" books and was interested in Doherty's book because he wrote it in the form of a courtroom cross examination of that book. Strobel comes away looking like a simple-minded idiot promoting something that would have been thrown out of court for lack of evidence.

As Doherty points out, Strobel did NOT seek real evidence on the existence of an historical Jesus. Instead, he chose people who are conservative Christians to interview and as Doherty accuses,...more
Doherty's response to Lee Strobel's lousy book is much appreciated. However, he fails to acknowledge that his own positions are not the most popular with mainstream bible scholarship, and he doesn't always support those positions as well as he should.
Strobel is a complete putz and Doherty pretty effectively disassembles the bad apologetics of Strobel and his allies but Doherty is locked into his mythic origins theory that distracted from his arguments
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