Deepest Differences: A Christian-Atheist Dialogue  -     By: James W. Sire, Carl Peraino
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Inter-Varsity Press / 2009 / Paperback

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A respectful, no-holds-barred dialogue about belief vs. unbelief! Sparked by a discussion of Kurt Vonnegut's obituary, this lively interchange between longtime Christian Sire and forthright atheist Peraino explores minds and brains, science and morality, faith and reason, God and violence, and doubt and rhetoric. A thought-provoking discussion providing much to ponder. Includes study guide. 168 pages, softcover from InterVarsity.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 168
Vendor: Inter-Varsity Press
Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 0830833587
ISBN-13: 9780830833580
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Publisher's Description

If you're looking for clear-cut answers to difficult questions about God--or for your guy to score a quick knock-out of a toughened sparring partner--then this book is not for you. But if you're open to an authentic, no-holds barred, respectful dialogue about one of life's most important issues, then take up and read. There are no straw men here. Sparked by a chance meeting between two book-club acquaintances and their discussion of Kurt Vonnegut's obituary, this dialogue between long-time Christian Jim Sire and forthright atheist Carl Peraino developed through extended email exchanges exploring minds and brains, science and morality, faith and reason, God and violence, doubt and rhetoric. You'll find much to ponder, weigh and explore in this lively, down-to-earth book. A study guide is included if you wish to delve deeper into any of the issues raised.

Author Bio

James W. Sire (Ph.D., University of Missouri), formerly a senior editor at InterVarsity Press, is an active speaker and writer. He has taught English, philosophy, theology, and short courses at many universities and seminaries. He continues to be a frequent guest lecturer in the United States and Europe. His InterVarsity Press books and Bible studies include (a worldviews textbook), and Carl Peraino (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin) is a retired senior biochemist at Argonne National Laboratory. He is author or coauthor of approximately one hundred research articles, including "Reduction and Enhancement by Phenobarbital of Hepatocarcinogenesis Induced in the Rat by 2-Acetylaminofluorene," coauthored with R. J. Michael Fry and Everett Staffeldt, 31:1506-1512, October 1971. This paper signaled a significant shift forward in cancer research.

Author Bio

James W. Sire (Ph.D., University of Missouri), formerly a senior editor at InterVarsity Press, is an active speaker and writer. He has taught courses in English, philosophy and theology at many universities and seminaries. His InterVarsity Press books include Why Should Anyone Believe Anything at All? , Habits of the Mind, and Why Good Arguments Often Fail.
Carl Peraino (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin) is a retired senior biochemist at Argonne National Laboratory He is author or coauthor of approximately one hundred research articles, including "Reduction and Enhancement by Phenobarbital of Hepatocarcinogenesis Induced in the Rat by 2-Acetylaminofluorene," coauthored with R. J. Michael Fry and Everett Staffeldt and published in Cancer Research in October 1971. This paper signaled a significant shift forward in cancer research.

Publisher Description

If you're looking for clear-cut answers to difficult questions about God then this book is not for you. But if you're open to an authentic, no-holds-barred, respectful dialogue about one of life's most important issues, then take up and read.
Sparked by a chance meeting between two book-club acquaintances and their discussion of Kurt Vonnegut's obituary, this dialogue between long-time Christian Jim Sire and forthright atheist Carl Peraino developed through extended email exchanges exploring minds and brains, science and morality, faith and reason, God and violence, doubt and rhetoric. You'll find much to ponder, weigh and explore in this lively, down-to-earth book.

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