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"Reasons for Faith, edited by Norm Geisler and Chad Meister, is a handbook for defending the biblical worldview that every pastor should have on his desk and every thoughtful layperson could study with benefit. This is a timely and timeless book."
Charles Colson, founder, Prison Fellowship and the Colson Center for Christian Worldview

"Norman Geisler and Chad Meister have gathered together many of today's top apologists in Reasons for Faith, a fresh, new book that serves as an excellent resource for anyone seeking answers regarding matters of faith. Well-documented, yet accessible for the everyday reader, this book sets a new standard for collaborative writing in the area of apologetics. I highly recommend it!"
John Ankerberg, Host of The John Ankerberg Show; President and Founder, The Ankerberg Theological Research Institute

"The church today faces a bewildering array of issues that challenge the truth or plausibility of Christian claims. Reasons for Faith provides an informative and helpful response to many of these issues. Even those who may not agree with every argument or conclusion will benefit from careful reading of this significant work."
Harold J. Netland, Professor of Philosophy of Religion and Intercultural Studies and the Naomi A. Fausch Chair of Missions, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

"Chad Meister and Norm Geisler have delivered a tour de force for apologetics in Reasons for Faith, a treasure trove of rich apologetical information addressing a myriad of relevant subjects. For saints and seekers alike, this is a must read and an apologetics classic in the making."
R. Phillip Roberts, President, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

"Provides just the formidable, relevant, wide-ranging, and winsome defense of the faith necessary to equip any believer to participate effectively in today's marketplace of ideas."
Hank Hanegraaff, President, The Christian Research Institute, Host, Bible Answer Man

About the Author

Norman L. Geisler (PhD, Loyola University) is professor of apologetics at Southern Evangelical Seminary and is author or coauthor of over sixty books. He has taught at the university and graduate level for nearly forty years and has spoken or debated in all fifty states and in twenty-five countries. Norman and his wife, Barbara, have six children, fifteen grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

Chad V. Meister (PhD, Marquette University) is professor of philosophy and theology at Bethel College in Indiana. He formerly led the Defenders Ministry at Willow Creek Community Church. He is married to Tammi and they have two teenage sons.

E. Calvin Beisner (PhD, University of St. Andrews) is a spokesman for the Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation and an author and speaker on the application of the biblical worldview to economics, government, and environmental policy. He is a ruling elder in the Orthodox Presbyterian Church and has written over ten books and is a frequent guest on radio and television programs.

Louis Markos (PhD, University of Michigan) is professor of English and scholar in residence at Houston Baptist University. He is the author of twelve books and has published over 120 book chapters, essays, and reviews in various magazines and journals. He lives in Houston with his wife, Donna, and their two children.

Scott Klusendorf is the president of Life Training Institute, where he trains pro-life advocates to persuasively defend their views. A passionate and engaging platform speaker, Scott's pro-life presentations have been featured by Focus on the Family, Truths That Transform, and American Family Radio. Scott is a graduate of UCLA and the author of Pro-Life 101.

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Crossway (October 26, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1581347871
  • ISBN-13: 978-1581347876
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.9 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #887,486 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By Mark J. Armstrong on December 28, 2007
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Reasons for faith contains a lot of background information about apologetics--a nice 400 pages in a text that feels good to handle. This work includes a thoughtful background for the reason for apologetics, about 60 pages. I like the essays on historical theology and literature's role in apologetics--more needs to be done on this topic. I was pleased that the Editor Norman Geisler offered a good chapter on the essentials of the faith. This was well written and a missing piece in many apologetics works. I found the science articles technical yet a simple sample of the standard design arguments covered in many other texts. If you want a book that goes beyond easy answers and into essays on a wide variety of topics than read this book. I'd recommend this for the seasoned apologist and maybe not for the novice.
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Top Christian scholars consider some of the great questions, carefully and with articulate precision. A few of these essays are better used in grad-school classrooms, but most are approachable, readable, cogent.

The editors have selected some of our most pressing questions, which are considered here without resorting to hyperbole, straw men, or false arguments. There is a humility of approach that graces these essays, helping all of us better understand the Christian mindset.

Students of apologetics will find some excellent work here; including modern revisions of Anselm's argument. Well-reasoned, well-written and well-assembled.

Dr. David Frisbie
The Center for Marriage & Family Studies
Author of The Soul-Mate Marriage: The Spiritual Journey of Becoming One
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This was a great book! Made clear the differences in certain witnessing tactics to use with different groups (apologetics). . .
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