Mockery and insult have no place in any ministry representing Jesus Christ, much less apologetics.
As one who is not credentialed in this particular area of historical research, I find Holding's effort to be well worth the time it took to read the book.
I think in conjuncture with other arguments for the faith is gives one a good reason to consider Christianity.
I like this book because it does make you think. Why has Christianity gone as far as it has? There have been other religions and faiths that have come and gone, but as old as... Read morePublished 11 months ago by wake
J.P. Holding has many good intentions, but his efforts in apologetics are marred by his use of mockery and insult. As a brother in the Lord I cannot support Holding's ministry. Read morePublished on February 18, 2012 by Mandude
I give this book 4 stars. Really easy and quick read, I would have improved the last chapter where he pleads with the reader to consider the resurrection for what it was. Read morePublished on December 11, 2010 by Reuben
Holding's basic thesis is that 1st-century Jews would have regarded worship of a crucified man blasphemous, therefore, the only way Christianity could have gotten started in such... Read morePublished on February 27, 2010 by skepticdude
J.P. Holding promotes this book by claiming an atheist paid $5000 for an answer, yet curiously he never names the expert who composed that answer or where to find it. Read morePublished on August 14, 2009 by Richard C. Carrier
J. P. Holding's "The Impossible Faith" is a short introduction to a powerful argument to support the Christian faith. Read morePublished on July 24, 2009 by J. K. Jones
James Patrick Holding is my favorite apologist. He's dealt with a plethora of objections to Christianity having written well over a thousand articles. Read morePublished on October 13, 2007 by S.D. Parker
This book is an excellent resource for finding why Christianity's beginnings were so radically different than any other religion's, and why that is so important to its truth... Read morePublished on September 25, 2007 by Leo Staley
This book by James Holding is quite different from many of his online diatribes where he frequently uses sarcasm and ad hominems. Read morePublished on September 17, 2007 by D. Mooney