Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

  • List Price: $20.00
  • Save: $4.42 (22%)
FREE Shipping on orders with at least $25 of books.
In Stock.
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.
Evidence for God: 50 Argu... has been added to your Cart
FREE Shipping on orders over $25.
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: Bent cover/pages
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 3 images

Evidence for God: 50 Arguments for Faith from the Bible, History, Philosophy, and Science Paperback – July 1, 2010

3.9 out of 5 stars 25 customer reviews

See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Price
New from Used from
Kindle
"Please retry"
Paperback
"Please retry"
$15.58
$9.21 $7.33

Wiley Summer Savings Event.
Wiley Summer Savings Event.
Save up to 40% during Wiley's Summer Savings Event. Learn more.
$15.58 FREE Shipping on orders with at least $25 of books. In Stock. Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.
click to open popover

Frequently Bought Together

  • Evidence for God: 50 Arguments for Faith from the Bible, History, Philosophy, and Science
  • +
  • Scaling the Secular City: A Defense of Christianity
  • +
  • The New Evidence That Demands A Verdict: Evidence I & II Fully Updated in One Volume To Answer The Questions Challenging Christians in the 21st Century.
Total price: $62.32
Buy the selected items together


Editorial Reviews

From the Back Cover

Examine 50 Compelling Reasons for Belief

Challenges to belief in God as he is revealed in the Bible have always existed, and today is no exception. In Evidence for God, leading Christian scholars and apologists provide compelling arguments that address the latest and most pressing questions about God, science, Jesus, the Bible, and more, including:

-Did Jesus really exist?
-Is Jesus really the only way to God?
-What about those who have never heard the gospel?
-Is today's Bible what was originally written?
-What about recently publicized gospels that aren't in the Bible?
-Is intelligent design really a credible explanation of the origins of our world?
-and much more

Evidence for God includes contributions from

Craig L. Blomberg
Darrell Bock
L. Russ Bush III
Paul Copan
William A. Dembski
Craig A. Evans
Gary R. Habermas
Guillermo Gonzalez
Phillip E. Johnson
Andreas J. Köstenberger
Michael R. Licona
Paul L. Maier
John McRay
Nancy Pearcey
Jay W. Richards
Daniel B. Wallace
Ben Witherington III

William A. Dembski (PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago; PhD, University of Chicago) is research professor of philosophy at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books, including The End of Christianity.

Michael R. Licona (PhD, University of Pretoria) is apologetics coordinator at the North American Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention. His books include Paul Meets Muhammad.

About the Author

William A. Dembski (PhD, University of Illinois and University of Chicago) is research professor in philosophy at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, Texas. He is the author or editor of more than a dozen books.

Michael R. Licona (PhD, University of Pretoria) is apologetics coordinator at the North American Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention. He has spoken to churches, parachurch groups, and university audiences across the country. The author of Paul Meets Muhammad, Licona lives in Alpharetta, Georgia.
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

The latest book club pick from Oprah
"The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead is a magnificent novel chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. See more

Product Details

  • Paperback: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Baker Books (July 1, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0801072603
  • ISBN-13: 978-0801072604
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.7 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #307,058 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Customer Reviews

Top Customer Reviews

By Jared Totten on November 29, 2010
Format: Paperback
For this book I am breaking from my usual practice and sharing my criticism first. Evidence for God, edited by Mike Licona and William Dembski, has a slightly misleading title and subtitle: "50 Arguments for Faith from the Bible, History, Philosophy and Science". A more fitting title and subtitle would be Evidence for God and Jesus: "50 Arguments for the Christian Faith". That's it. That's all I can say bad about this book.

Evidence for God is broken into four sections and, while the first two address concerns shared by all theists (questions of philosophy and science), the last two sections (Jesus and the Bible) address apologetic issues for Christianity in particular. However, there is enough material in the first two sections alone to benefit anyone seeking evidence for God.

Typically a book with so many contributing authors may struggle to keep a good flow of thought and argument from chapter to chapter. Not so with Evidence for God, and much credit is due to Dembski and Licona for this fact. Notable contributors such as Copan, Habermas, Pearcey and Witherington III make the best use of the four or five pages given each chapter. The brevity of these chapters keeps any one topic from growing too overwhelming or nuanced but still gives adequate space to grasp the facts and the basic argument.

All in all, this is an excellent starting point for anyone looking for a broad treatment of the most common challenges in Christian apologetics.
5 Comments 40 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Everyone interested in "proof of God" should read this book. it is a part of my permanent library as a reference work. Simple, clear, concise, rational, full of examples that the average person can understand and walk away saying to himself "wow, maybe i had better examine my belief system".
4 Comments 5 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Paperback
The good folks at Baker have done a great job with Evidence for God. Edited by William A. Dembski and Michael R. Licona, this is a one volume quick reference guide to apologetics.
Contained within the book are fifty articles (as the subtitle states it "arguments") for faith from the Bible, history, philosophy, and science.
The articles are concise, well-written, and very informative. I cannot imagine finding a better book for those who desire to defend their faith, or strengthen their faith.
Contributors include Craig Blomberg, Andreas Kostenberger, Darrell Bock, Craig Evans, Ben Witherington III, Phillip E. Johnson, and many more. One cannot ask for a better set of writers.
Whether one is dealing with arguments for God (cosmological argument, moral argument) or against God (the problem of evil), this book has a section to address it. There's also a section dealing with science, the impossibility of evolution, and even a chapter that debunks some myths about the "Scopes Monkey Trial". Wondering about skeptics arguments against Jesus? There's a section filled with information. Finally, there is a section on the Bible, the canon, the reliability of the Bible, inerrancy, and the "Gnostic gospels".
I cannot speak too highly of this book. I give it a five star ranking only because there aren't ten stars to give.
Disclaimer:
I received this book free from Baker Publishing. Providing me a free copy in no way guarantees a favorable review. The opinions expresses in this review are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.
1 Comment 42 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
'Evidence For God' is a superbly crafted look at evidence for God in general and Jesus Christ in particular.

Edited by well known apologists William Dembski and Michael Licona, this book contains fifty chapters on various topics of Christian evidences. It contains positive arguments such as the cosmological and moral and critiques of some other worldviews such as naturalism and atheism. Additionally, it addresses some of the 'problem' issues such as the question of evil. It is full of great ideas to ponder and is very meaty.

Some of the truths contained in it are pointed out in a very effective way. In discussing molecular biology, Bill Wilberforce correctly asserts: 'In any other field, things that look like they have been carefully engineered are presumed to be engineered.' Not so in the current climate of hostility toward all things theistic. In fact, the academic world is so biased that this molecular biologist must use a pen name.

One of my favorite chapters contains a rather comprehensive set of questions that one may wish to pose to his/her favorite Darwinist.

Besides the general sections on the existence of God, there are some chapters that specifically address the questions regarding whether Jesus Christ is God, is the only way to salvation, the very existence of Jesus' life on Earth, etc. Amazingly enough there are many who question even the fact that He walked the Earth. As Paul Maier writes in a chapter addressing that, 'There is more evidence that Jesus of Nazareth certainly lived than for most famous figures of the ancient past. The evidence is of two kinds: internal and external. In both cases, the total evidence is so overpowering, so absolute, that only the shallowest of intellects would dare to deny Jesus' existence.
Read more ›
1 Comment 19 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse

Most Recent Customer Reviews

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Evidence for God: 50 Arguments for Faith from the Bible, History, Philosophy, and Science
Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway
This item: Evidence for God: 50 Arguments for Faith from the Bible, History, Philosophy, and Science