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|Title: Faith Has Its Reasons: Integrative Approaches to Defending the Christian Faith|
By: Kenneth D. Boa, Robert M. Bowman
Number of Pages: 658
Vendor: InterVarsity Press
Publication Date: 2006
|Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.50 X 113.00 (inches)|
Weight: 2 pounds
Stock No: WW856480
Ever since the apostle Paul addressed the Stoic and Epicurean philosophers in Athens, relating the Christian worldview to a non-Christian world has been a challenge. And despite Peter's charge to be ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you (1 Peter 3:15), most Christian laypeople have left apologeticsthe defense of the faithto the ecclesiastical pros. Faith Has Its Reasons is a study of four different models of how apologetics should be done, an assessment of their strengths and weaknesses, and a proposal for integrating the best insights of each. Kenneth Boa and Robert Bowman have assembled a wealth of information about what Christians believe and how to present that faith to an unbelieving world. Remarkable both in its depth of content and ease of accessibility, Faith Has Its Reasons gives Christian laypeople the tools to address such critical questions as:
Kenneth Boa is an author, speaker and the president of Reflections Ministries. He is the author of over fifty books including Conformed to His Image, 20 Compelling Evidences That God Exists, Face to Face and Faith Has Its Reasons. He is a contributing editor to the Open Bible, the Promise Keepers Men's Study Bible and the Leadership Bible, and is the consulting editor of the Zondervan NASB Study Bible. Boa earned a BS from Case Institute of Technology, a ThM from Dallas Theological Seminary, a PhD from New York University and a DPhil from the University of Oxford. Boa teaches a weekly Bible and Faith study at Peachtree Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, Georgia, where he resides with his wife.
Robert M. Bowman Jr. (M.A., Fuller Theological Seminary; Ph.D. candidate, South African Theological Seminary) is the director of research for the Institute for Religious Research. His books include Jehovah?s Witnesses, The Word-Faith Controversy, Putting Jesus in His Place: The Case for the Deity of Christ (with J. Ed Komoszewski), and Faith Has Its Reasons (with Kenneth D. Boa). Bowman taught apologetics and biblical studies at Luther Rice Seminary for five years.
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