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Christian Apologetics, Past and Present, Volume 1, to 1500

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An unprecedented anthology of apologetics texts with selections from the first century AD through the Middle Ages. Includes introductory material, timelines, maps, footnotes, and discussion questions.

The apostle Peter tells us always to be ready to give a defense to anyone who asks us to account for our hope as Christians (1 Peter 3:15). While the gospel message remains th
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Hardcover, 498 pages
Published August 24th 2009 by Crossway Books
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Pastoralmusings
Oct 09, 2009 Pastoralmusings rated it it was amazing
Christian Apologetics Past And Present
Vol 1: To 1500

ISBN-10: 1581349068 ISBN-13: 9781581349061
Christian Apologetics is a primary source reader. Instead of giving to us an apologetic argument, the editors have simply allowed people from the first sixteen centuries of Christianity to speak to us concerning the Christian faith.
First of all, I must say that this is a very good approach. Too often we commit the sin of what C.S. Lewis called “chronological snobbery” and think that we should apply our
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David Haines
Mar 04, 2013 David Haines rated it really liked it
This volume introduces the reader to the writings of a number of different authors who wrote in defense of the christian faith, beginning with the Authors of the New Testament, and finishing in the 1500s. In my opinion, though a number of the selections are very good, they are not necessarily the best. I will be writing a full review later.
Krista Dominguez
I love this class. Onward to Volume 2.
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Shelves: history, apologetics
Volume one from a two volume set: the patristic to medieval thinkers providing a solid historical context for the biblical writers through medieval times.
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A wonderful collection of some of the greatest apologetic arguments ever made for the Christian faith.
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Shelves: apologetics
This is going to be a long read - on and off again. A great selection of historical apologetics. Looking forward to more in Vol 2.
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William Edgar (DTheol, University of Geneva) is professor of apologetics and coordinator of the apologetics department at Westminster Theological Seminary. His books include Reasons of the Heart, The Face of Truth, and Truth in All Its Glory.
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