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Love the Ultimate Apologetic: The Heart of Christian Witness

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Defending the Christian faith is a multidimensional task. But central to that task must be the presentation and example of the uniqueness of Christian love. Author and apologist Art Lindsley explores the persuasive and illuminating power of Christ-like love expressed in commitment, conscience, community and courage. Such love, Lindsley shows us, does indeed bear ultimate w ...more
Paperback, 174 pages
Published May 24th 2008 by IVP Books (first published May 9th 2008)
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Skylar Burris
Jan 02, 2010 Skylar Burris rated it liked it
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Art Lindsley argues that Christianity, unlike atheism and pantheism (which is at the core of Buddhism, Hinduism, and New Ageism), provides a philosophical, theological, and moral basis for outward-centered love. (He also spends some time describing what love means from a Christian perspective, with emphasis on commitment, forgiveness, and courage.) He explains why Christianity lends support to the expression of outward-centered love and how atheism and pantheism, when taken to their philosophica ...more
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Feb 10, 2015 Nick Secula rated it really liked it
A pretty good look and consideration of live. One of the harder things in life t do is to show agape love. Even with a Christian worldview, and n exile of the ultimate deed of live, the cross, we struggle to show live. How incredibly empty live becomes if we try to live from an atheistic worldview.
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May 16, 2013 Michael rated it liked it
A good thesis argued poorly. Love is the greatest apologetic and means of expressing the unique and holy God we serve.
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Rev. Dr. Art Lindsley is the Vice President of Theological Initiatives at the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics (IFWE), where he oversees the development of a theology that integrates faith, work, and economics. Most recently, he had served as President and Senior Fellow at the C.S. Lewis Institute since 1987. Prior to that, he was Director of Educational Ministries at the Ligonier Valley ...more
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