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The reasonableness of the Christian faith

D. S. Cairns

The reasonableness of the Christian faith

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton Limited in London, New York [etc.] .
Written in English


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Statementby David S. Cairns.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBT1101 .C7 1920
The Physical Object
Pagination221 p.
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6631690M
LC Control Number21001082
OCLC/WorldCa525739

Contrary to the beliefs of some, faith in Christ is not blind faith and does not require us to suspend our intellectual faculties. I humbly submit that the overwhelming weight of the evidence supports Christianity's truth claims, and I believe I demonstrate that in "Jesus on Trial.". I have recommended the book to many of my students. – Brian Horvath, Religion Chair, Lutheran High School North. Rational Conclusions opens the door to an honest intellectual inquiry regarding the authenticity of the Bible and the reasonableness of the Christian faith. The book also exposes the assumptions that underlie the secular humanist. In this episode of the Kindlings Muse host Dick Staub and Earl Palmer discuss the writing of French mathematician Blaise Pascal, who argues that the heart has .


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About the Book. Books about the History of Christianity discuss the origins and development of the Christian religion The reasonableness of the Christian faith book the past two millennia, during which time Christianity spread throughout Europe, went through a Protestant Reformation in the 16th and 16th centuries, and developed several branches, including Orthodoxy, and from the Roman Catholic tradition emerged the Lutheran, Calvinist.

Tag Archives: The Reasonableness of the Christian Faith. What C.S. Lewis’ “Mere Christianity” was to “Moderns” this book is a very helpful primer in how to communicate and build foundational bridges of truth leading to the gospel in a postmodern context.

Reasonable Faith: Christian Truth and Apologetics [William Lane Craig] on tecknoquestllc.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Perfect as a textbook yet excellent for lay readers, this updated edition builds a positive case for Christianity by applying the latest thought to core theological themes.

Gresham Machen once saidCited by: The Reasonableness of the Christian Faith (Classic Reprint) [David S.

Cairns] on tecknoquestllc.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Excerpt from The Reasonableness of the Christian Faith Cambridge, for his invaluable help in Cambridge and in Rouen Camp; to Pro fessor Burkitt and to Father Waggett of the Christian Evidence Society; to Mr.

Joseph Callan and Mr. Arthur Reade of the in Rouen and Author: David S. Cairns. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Dec 02,  · The Reasonableness Of Christian Faith Words Dec 2, 4 Pages Summa Theologiae was written to display the reasonableness of Christian faith and to train future teachers in guiding others through Christianity, (Lecture, ) whereby one ultimately reaches true happiness.

For those who teach, those who work in the front offices of Christian higher education, and those who would assist congregations in the culture shifts, Taking Rites Seriously: Law, Politics, and the Reasonableness of Faith by Francis Beckwith is now required reading.

While we need to avoid strident alarmism about perils to religious liberty, we. This book is a wonderful guide to apologetics, and how to apply the skill. Not only does it teach one the techniques in apologetics, but it teaches one why apologetics are important now more than ever.

Although, the book may be a bit heavy, it is a must read/listen for. When called upon to explain their faith, Christians do not always feel equipped to do so-particularly when some of the most difficult questions arise. In The Allure of Gentleness, esteemed teacher and author Dallas Willard not only assures us of the truth and reasonableness of the Christian faith, but also explores why reason and logic are not enough: to explain Jesus's message, we must also 5/5(1).

Craig opens Reasonable Faith with a definition of apologetics: "Apologetics (from the Greek apologia: a defense) is that branch of Christian theology which seeks to provide a rational justification for the truth claims of the Christian faith." This is a simple statement of the book's purpose, but it demands scrutiny.

McGrath argues that through arguments and evidence Christianity’s reasonableness obtains and makes more sense out of reality as we know it than its’ rivals, thus giving veracity to Christianity’s claims.

When addressing the issue of faith McGrath for me was not as clear. He seemed to argue that the Christian faith is cognitively true (i.e.

Mar 19,  · The reasonableness of the Christian faith book I approached The Reasonableness of Christianity with caricatures of Deism in my mind, but I was pleasantly surprised and impressed by what I read.

There are certainly points I would quibble with, but on the whole, I thought Locke gave a succinct and fairly orthodox summation of. The short text lays out the reasonableness of the Christian worldview and theology, and has proven to be an eye-opening journey for countless readers.

While many of the other books on this list give detailed analyses of objections and evidence for the claims of the Bible, Mere Christianity focuses on the rational basis for coming to faith in. The Reasonableness of Christianity tecknoquestllc.com Page 8 THE REASONABLENESS OF CHRISTIANITY, AS DELIVERED IN THE SCRIPTURES.

It is obvious to any one, who reads the New Testament, that the doctrine of redemption, and consequently of the gospel, is founded upon the supposition of Adam’s fall.

To understand. Taking Pascal's Wager: Faith, Evidence and the Abundant Life - eBook () by Michael W. Rota Hear about sales, receive special offers & more. You can unsubscribe at any tecknoquestllc.com: Ebook. A monumental work. This is the best book on the subject of Christian evidences that I have read.

It reviews and assesses the major topics involved in Christian apologetics: faith and reason, the absurdity of life without God, the existence of God, the problem of miracles, the problem of historical knowledge, the historical reliability of the New Testament, and the resurrection of Jesus from Cited by: Oct 22,  · There are indeed theological mysteries in Christianity that are in many respects above reason, but these were not Locke’s primary concern in The Reasonableness.

His focus, instead, was on the benefits that come from the Christian faith, as the best guarantor for living a moral and fulfilling life.

Apr 23,  · So say Charles Colson and his frequent coauthor Harold Fickett in The Faith, a book that celebrates the Christian faith’s essential doctrines, beliefs held by Christians “everywhere, always, by all.” Colson and Fickett believe that Christians are living in a unique time of special opposition: “Western culture is doing.

There are indeed theological mysteries in Christianity that are in many respects above reason, but these were not Locke’s primary concern in The Reasonableness. His focus, instead, was on the benefits that come from the Christian faith, as the best guarantor for living a moral and fulfilling life.

The Reasonableness of Christianity with a Discourse of Miracles & Part of a Third Letter Concerning Toleration book. Read 5 reviews from the world's larg /5. These truths alone implicitly ensure the absolute reasonableness of the Christian faith. If reason is that faculty by which a person determines whether a notion corresponds with reality, and if God is the creator and ruler of reality, then all that God has said is self-attestingly reasonable.

John Locke FRS (/ l ɒ k /; 29 August – 28 October ) was an English philosopher and physician, widely regarded as one of the most influential of Enlightenment thinkers and commonly known as the "Father of Liberalism". Considered one of the first of the British empiricists, following the tradition of Sir Francis Bacon, he is equally important to social contract tecknoquestllc.com: 29 AugustWrington, Somerset, England.

Reasonable Faith: Christian Truth and Apologetics is a book by the philosopher William Lane Craig. It began as a set of lectures for Craig's own class on apologetics.

InCraig released the third edition of Reasonable Faith, which featured mild revisions to the previous tecknoquestllc.com: William Lane Craig. This strikes me as the more genuine Christian ethic and defensible in the biblical evidence.

At least it is more defensible than the situationalism of pure-act-agapism. ProfessoT of Moral Philosophy College of Business Administration Ohio University, Athens, Ohio THOMAS A.

WASSMER, s. The Reasonableness of Faith. By DIOGENES tecknoquestllc.com: Matthew Rzeczkowski. Dec 21,  · The present book fleshes out such a philosophy by demonstrating that Christian faith promotes human commitment to the highest good and hence is intrinsically rational.

The book begins by laying out the foundation for a theological philosophy that aims to. In The Reasonableness of Christianity, as Delivered in the Scriptures, Locke sets out to apply empiricism to the tecknoquestllc.com argues that everything in Scripture agrees with human reason, that there is nothing unreasonable about Christ’s claims to divinity or the reports of miracles, and that the core beliefs of the Christian faith are clearly visible in Scripture.

Free Online Library: The reasonableness of faith and the irrationality of "reason".(Critical essay) by "Modern Age"; News, opinion and commentary Literature, writing, book reviews Political science Faith Social aspects Religiousness Analysis Sociologists Works.

In some ways this book is a modern Evidence That Demands a Verdict. It is an excellent read for anyone who wants to see the evidence for the basic objective truths of Christian faith." "Mark Lanier, with his remarkable skills as a trial lawyer and expert communicator, offers an engaging reasoned defense of.

Apr 10,  · Be that as it may, some of Locke’s critics doubted his sincerity in the matters presented in the Reasonableness book. The most vigorous of these critics, one John Edwards, believed that the unnamed author of that book questioned in effect much of the Christian faith, including what was generally believed about the Creation.

Nov 19,  · Reasonable Faith: Christian Truth and Apologetics by William Lane Craig is a tour de force of thorough, scholarly apologetic work.

Craig’s overall goal is to present a comprehensive background of the primary apologetic arguments for God, Scripture and Christ. The Reasonableness and Certainty of the Christian Religion, Volume 1 believe Book of Judges Canaan Captivity cerning CHAP Children of Israel Christ Christian Christian Religion Chron City commanded concerning confess Dæmons Death deceive declared deliver'd Design Deut Disciples divers Divine Revelation Doctrine Euseb Evidence Exod Faith.

The reasonableness of Christianity was an exploration of the content of faith, just as Book IV of the Essay had contained an account of the nature of faith and assent. It was a defense of the Christian faith and scriptural revelation from the dangers of extreme scepticism.

The puritain John Locke () is one of the greatest philosophers, and certainly the one who was the most influential on the American civilization. Locke’s life and the context in which he wrote this book are presented in Ewing’s introduction, however without serious philosophical considerations.

Full text of "The reasonableness of the Christian faith" See other formats. Thomas Campbell and Alexander Campbell found that the reasonableness of Christianity was not reasonable to the institutions but it was gladly grasped by people who, as Bible students in their homes, were a people in search of a movement.

American Restoration Movement. The Reasonableness of the Christian Faith Hardcover – Nov 25 by David S Cairns (Author) See all 21 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" CDN$ CDN$ Author: David S Cairns. I Don't Have Enough Faith to Be An Atheist (Book): Geisler, Norman L.: Geisler and Turek argue that Christianity requires the least faith of all worldviews because it is the most reasonable.

A valuable aid to those interested in examining the reasonableness of the Christian faith. Nov 16,  · Book Review: "Mere Apologetics: How to Help Seekers and Skeptics Find Faith," Alister E.

McGrath, Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, pages. Alister McGrath is the president of the Oxford Center for Christian Apologetics in London, England and regularly engages in debate and dialogue with the leaders of the New Atheist movement. I read this book at the suggestion of Ravi Zacharias.

Jun 24,  · The Reasonableness Of Christian Faith Words | 4 Pages. Summa Theologiae was written to display the reasonableness of Christian faith and to train future teachers in guiding others through Christianity, (Lecture, ) whereby one ultimately reaches true happiness.

Oct 21,  · “The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism” is a book that challenges readers to consider the claims of the Christian Faith.

The author of this book is Timothy Keller. Timothy was born and raised in Pennsylvania. He has written different books and all of them are worth to read. I would also recommend another book by Geisler that answers questions related to Christian apologetics: Unshakable Foundations by Norman Geisler.

2. A Thought-out Faith by John M. Armstrong. A Thought-out Faith is a fantastic treatment of the reasonableness of the Christian faith.Christian apologetics books. I get this question from time to time, Stephen, so I put together a short list of helpful Christian apologetics books.

More extensive bibliographies are to be found in Reasonable Faith, after each respective chapter. This bibliography is structured according to the main sub-divisions of the field of Christian.Saving faith then includes knowledge of the gospel, assent to its truth, and confident reliance upon the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

It involves the full faculties of a human being — mind (knowledge), will (assent), and heart (trust). Christian faith and reason also connect in the renewing of the mind.