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Why Christianity Makes Sense

A. Omelianchuk
The list author says: "John W. Loftus has a list up recommending essential atheist reading for the Christian to evaluate his or her faith. My list is a response of sorts for the atheist to evaluate Christian thought and why it makes sense."
Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life
Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life
"Read the first hand account of how Lewis converted from atheism to theism, and finally to Christianity."
There Is a God: How the World's Most Notorious Atheist Changed His Mind
There Is a God: How the World's Most Notorious Atheist Changed His Mind
"A long-time atheist and distinguished philosopher explains why he converted to deism. Includes an appendix by NT Wright that defends the resurrection of Jesus."
The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism
The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism
"Perhaps the most accessible, up-to-date argument for why faith in the Christian religion makes sense."
Philosophers Who Believe: The Spiritual Journeys of 11 Leading Thinkers
Philosophers Who Believe: The Spiritual Journeys of 11 Leading Thinkers
"Helpful autobiographical essays of leading philosophers who share how faith and reason are deeply compatible."
Misquoting Truth: A Guide to the Fallacies of Bart Ehrman's "Misquoting Jesus"
Misquoting Truth: A Guide to the Fallacies of Bart Ehrman's "Misquoting Jesus"
"A critical response to Bart Ehrman."
Fabricating Jesus: How Modern Scholars Distort the Gospels
Fabricating Jesus: How Modern Scholars Distort the Gospels
"Offers sober perspective on recent controversial books, such as Misquoting Jesus, The Jesus Papers, The Jesus Dynasty and the Gospel of Judas."
For Us and for Our Salvation: The Doctrine of Christ in the Early Church
For Us and for Our Salvation: The Doctrine of Christ in the Early Church
"Gives an account of how the early church worked through the doctrine of Christ and why certain strands of belief were accepted and rejected."
Making Sense of It All: Pascal and the Meaning of Life
Making Sense of It All: Pascal and the Meaning of Life
"A thoughtful interaction with Pascal."
Words of Life: Scripture as the Living and Active Word of God
Words of Life: Scripture as the Living and Active Word of God
"An up-to-date articulation of the doctrine of Scripture."
Holy Scripture: Revelation, Inspiration & Interpretation (Christian Foundations)
Holy Scripture: Revelation, Inspiration & Interpretation (Christian Foundations)
"A great summary of Christian belief regarding biblical authority."
Finding Faith, Losing Faith: Stories of Conversion and Apostasy
Finding Faith, Losing Faith: Stories of Conversion and Apostasy
"Can't disagree with John on this one."
Walking Away from Faith: Unraveling the Mystery of Belief & Unbelief
Walking Away from Faith: Unraveling the Mystery of Belief & Unbelief
"Or this one. Helped me in my faith quite a bit."
The Battle of Beginnings: Why Neither Side Is Winning the Creation-Evolution Debate
The Battle of Beginnings: Why Neither Side Is Winning the Creation-Evolution Debate
"Ratzsch argues that until philosophical confusion, logical missteps and various other snarls have been untangled, little real progress can be made in sorting out competing theories of life and its origin."
Reason in the Balance: The Case Against Naturalism in Science, Law & Education
Reason in the Balance: The Case Against Naturalism in Science, Law & Education
"Johnson's best work. In it he shows how everyone has a creation story and how materialism requires a faith of its own that struggles to meet plausibility."
The Lost World of Genesis One: Ancient Cosmology and the Origins Debate
The Lost World of Genesis One: Ancient Cosmology and the Origins Debate
"One of the best monographs commentating on how Genesis one might be interpreted."
C. S. Lewis as Philosopher: Truth, Goodness and Beauty
C. S. Lewis as Philosopher: Truth, Goodness and Beauty
"15 essays that help explain why CS Lewis's thought is enduring."
Reasonable Faith: Christian Truth and Apologetics
Reasonable Faith: Christian Truth and Apologetics
"A case for Christianity to be read alongside Michael Martin's case against Christianity."
Letter from a Christian Citizen
Letter from a Christian Citizen
"A response to Sam Harris."
I Told Me So: Self-Deception and the Christian Life
I Told Me So: Self-Deception and the Christian Life
"For self-examination."
Science & Its Limits: The Natural Sciences in Christian Perspective (Contours of Christian Philosophy Contours of Christian Philo)
Science & Its Limits: The Natural Sciences in Christian Perspective (Contours of Christian Philosophy Contours of Christian Philo)
"Shows the limits of science in answering ultimate questions about the existence of God."
Is There a God?
Is There a God?
"New edition of a classic defense of theism."
Reason and Religious Belief: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion
Reason and Religious Belief: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion
"Introducing philosophy of religion to any and all inquirers."
A Fine-Tuned Universe: The Quest for God in Science and Theology (Gifford Lectures) (2009 Gifford Lectures)
A Fine-Tuned Universe: The Quest for God in Science and Theology (Gifford Lectures) (2009 Gifford Lectures)
"An argument for God's existence from the improbability of a materialistic explanation of the fine-tuning of the universe."
God in the Dark: The Assurance of Faith Beyond a Shadow of Doubt
God in the Dark: The Assurance of Faith Beyond a Shadow of Doubt
"A thoughtful treatment of doubt and remedies for the flourishing of faith."
How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth
How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth
"A basic text introducing readers how to interpret the Bible, which will show there is no end to biblical studies!"