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Peter Kreeft is a Catholic apologist, professor of philosophy at Boston College and The King's College, and author of over 45 books including Fundamentals of the Faith , Everything you Ever Wanted to Know about Heaven , and Back to Virtue . Some consider him the best Catholic philosopher currently residing in the United States. His ideas draw heavily from religious and philosophical tradition, especially Thomas Aquinas, Socrates, G. K. Chesterton and C. S. Lewis. Kreeft has writings on Socratic logic, the sea, Jesus Christ, the Summa Theologica, angels, Blaise Pascal, and Heaven, as well as his work on the Problem of Evil, for which he was interviewed by Lee Strobel in his bestseller, The Case for Faith .
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Rome Sweet Home
Our Journey to Catholicism
Scott Hahn Ph.D., Kimberly Hahn - 1993-08-01
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The well-known and very popular Catholic couple, Scott and Kimberly Hahn, have been constantly travelling and speaking all over North America for the last few years about their conversion to the Catholic Church. Now these two outstanding Catholic apologists tell in their own words about the incredible spiritual journey that led them to embrace Cath...
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Making Sense Out of Suffering
Peter Kreeft - 1986-07-01
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This book is for anyone who has ever wept and wondered, "Why?" Peter Kreeft observes that our world is full of billions of normal lives that have been touched by apparently pointless and random suffering. This account of a real and honest personal quest is both engaging and convincing. Written from a deep well of wisdom derived from experience and ...
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Handbook of Christian Apologetics
Peter Kreeft, Ronald K. Tacelli - 1994-03-22
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Voted one of Christianity Today's 1995 Books of the YearReasonable, concise, witty and wise, Peter Kreeft and Ronald K. Tacelli have written an informative and valuable guidebook for anyone looking for answers to questions of faith and reason. Topics include:faith and reasonthe existence of GodGod's naturehow we know Godcreation and evolutionprovid...
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The Philosophy of Tolkien
The Worldview Behind The Lord of the Rings
Peter Kreeft - 2005-10-30
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While nothing can equal or replace the adventure in reading Tolkien’s masterwork, The Lord of the Rings, Peter Kreeft says that the journey into its underlying philosophy can be another exhilarating adventure.Thus, Kreeft takes the reader on a voyage of discovery into the philosophical bones of Middle earth. He organizes the philosophical themes in...
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Three Philosophies of Life
Ecclesiastes--Life as Vanity, Job--Life as Suffering, Song of Songs--Life as Love
Peter Kreeft - 1990-06-01 (first published in 1989)
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"I've been a philosopher for all my adult life and the three most profound books of philosophy that I have ever read are Ecclesiastes, Job, and Song of Songs." These are the opening lines of Kreeft's Three Philosophies of Life. He reflects that there are ultimately only three philosophies of life and each one is represented by one of these books of...
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Prayer For Beginners
Peter Kreeft - 2000-02-01
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Peter Kreeft brings his unique insights to this most important area of our spiritual lives. He claims he himself is still a beginner in prayer, and this book is for all those, like him, who feel that they are not good at praying but desire to become much better at it. Thus, Kreeft offers simple, but profound advice and practical steps for developin...
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Catholic Christianity
A Complete Catechism of Catholic Church Beliefs Based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church
Peter Kreeft - 2001-03-01
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For the first time in 400 years the Catholic Church has authorized an official universal catechism which instantly became an international best-seller, the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Using this official Catechism, the highly-regarded author and professor Peter Kreeft presents a complete compendium of all the major beliefs of Catholicism writ...
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Christianity for Modern Pagans
PASCAL's Pensees Edited, Outlined, and Explained
Peter Kreeft - 1993-09-01
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Peter Kreeft believes that Baise Pascal is the first post-medieval apologist. No writer in history, claims Kreeft, is a more effective Christian apologist and evangelist to today's uprooted, confused, secularized pagans (inside and outside the Church) than Pascal. He was a brilliant man--a great scientist who did major work in physics and mathemati...
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Back to Virtue
Traditional Moral Wisdom for Modern Moral Confusion
Peter Kreeft - 1992-10-01 (first published in 1986)
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Kreeft issues a clear call to all Christians to get back to their active pursuit of real virtue in their daily lives. This in-depth analysis of the meaning of the virtues and their connection with the Beatitudes also summarizes a scriptural and theological wisdom on leading a holy life. Includes the accumulated wisdom of St. Paul, C.S. Lewis, and m...
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On the Shoulders of Hobbits
The Road to Virtue with Tolkien and Lewis
Louis Markos - 2012-10-01
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The world of J. R. R. Tolkien is filled with strange creatures, elaborately crafted lore, ancient tongues, and magic that exists only in fantasy; yet the lessons taught by hobbits and wizards speak powerfully and practically to our real lives. Courage, valor, trust, pride, greed, and jealousy--these are not fictional virtues. This is the stuff of r...
Practical Theology by Peter Kreeft
You Can Understand the Bible by Peter Kreeft
Jesus-Shock by Peter Kreeft
Forty Reasons I Am a Catholic by Peter Kreeft
Our Father by Dr. Gregory Bottaro, Peter Kreeft
I Burned for Your Peace by Peter Kreeft
How to Be Holy by Peter Kreeft
Socratic Logic by Peter Kreeft
The Unaborted Socrates by Peter Kreeft
The Art of Living by Dietrich von Hildebrand, Alice von Hildebrand
The Best Things in Life by Peter Kreeft
El católico atento by Dr. Gregory Bottaro
Symbol or Substance? by Peter Kreeft
The Proverbs of Middle-Earth by David Rowe
Angels and Demons by Peter J. Kreeft
Heaven, the Heart's Deepest Longing by Peter Kreeft
The God Who Loves You by Peter Kreeft
Socrates Meets Jesus by Peter Kreeft
The Philosophy of Jesus by Peter Kreeft
Philosophy 101 by Socrates by Peter Kreeft
Before I Go by Peter Kreeft
Fundamentals of the Faith by Peter Kreeft
Key To The Doctrine Of The Eucharist. by
Love Is Stronger Than Death by Peter Kreeft
Ask Peter Kreeft by Peter Kreeft
Doors in the Walls of the World by Peter Kreeft
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Heaven-- But Never Dreamed of Asking by Peter Kreeft
The Platonic Tradition by Peter Kreeft
Wisdom of the Heart by Peter Kreeft
Catholics and Protestants by Peter Kreeft
Socrates' Children by Peter Kreeft
A Shorter Summa by Peter Kreeft
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How to Win the Culture War by Peter Kreeft
Jesus by Peter Kreeft
Socrates' Children by Peter Kreeft
Wisdom from the Psalms by Peter Kreeft
Because God is Real by Peter J. Kreeft
How to Destroy Western Civilization and Other Ideas from the Cultural Abyss by Peter Kreeft
Three Approaches to Abortion by Peter Kreeft
Socrates' Children by Peter Kreeft
Not by Scripture Alone by Robert A. Sungenis (editor)
The Sea Within by Peter Kreeft
Narnia and Beyond by Thomas Howard
Socrates Meets Kant by Peter Kreeft
Summa Philosophica by Peter Kreeft
The Journey by Peter Kreeft
Prayer by Peter Kreeft
Yes or No? by Peter Kreeft
A Refutation of Moral Relativism by Peter Kreeft
Probes by Peter Kreeft
C.S. Lewis for the Third Millennium by Peter Kreeft
Being Catholic by Peter Kreeft
The Shadow-Lands of C.S. Lewis by C. S. Lewis
C.S. Lewis by J.I. Packer, Clyde Kilby, Christopher Mitchell, Peter Kreeft, Lyle Dorsett, Colin Duriez, Andrew Cuneo, Doris T. Myers, Christianity Today
Your Questions, God's Answers by Peter Kreeft
I Surf, Therefore I Am by Peter Kreeft
Women and the Priesthood by Alice Von Hildebrand
Making Choices by Peter Kreeft
The Angel and the Ants by Peter Kreeft
Socrates Meets Descartes by Peter Kreeft
A Socratic Introduction to Plato's Republic by Peter Kreeft
Socrates' Children by Peter Kreeft
Sex au Naturel by Patrick Coffin
Thomas Aquinas on Faith, Hope, and Love by Kaczor
Socrates Meets Machiavelli by Peter Kreeft
Ethics for Beginners by Peter Kreeft
The Two Tasks of the Christian Scholar by
ABCs of the Christian Life by G. K. Chesterton
Socrates Meets Freud by Peter Kreeft
Charisms by Peter Kreeft, Dave Nevins
You Can Understand the Old Testament by Peter Kreeft
Sócrates encontra Descartes by Peter Kreeft
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This is My Body by Mark Shea
Das Gebet by Peter Kreeft
un dialogue entre le ciel et l'enfer by Peter Kreeft
Reading and Praying the New Testament by Peter Kreeft
Pocket Handbook of Christian Apologetics by Peter Kreeft, Ronald K. Tacelli
Faith by Christopher Kaczor
Socrates Meets Hume by Peter Kreeft
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La filosofia di Tolkien by Peter Kreeft
The Story of Western Philosophy by Francis H. Parker
Socrates Meets Kierkegaard by Peter Kreeft
Ecumenical Jihad by Peter Kreeft
Between Heaven & Hell by Peter Kreeft
Jacob's Ladder by Peter Kreeft
C.S. Lewis by Peter Kreeft
Between Allah & Jesus by Peter Kreeft
A Pocket Guide to the Meaning of Life by Peter Kreeft
Disorientation by Peter Kreeft, Fr. George Rutler, Donna Steichen, Jimmy Akin, Fr. John Zuhlsdorf, Robert Spencer, Mark Shea, Eric Metaxas, John Keck, Elizabeth Scalia
Socrates Meets Sartre by Peter Kreeft
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Knowing the Truth About the Resurrection by William Lane Craig
An Ocean Full of Angels by Peter Kreeft
The Snakebite Letters by Peter J. Kreeft
Letters to Jesus (Answered) by Peter Kreeft
Between One Faith and Another by Peter Kreeft
Socrates Meets Marx by Peter Kreeft
If Einstein Had Been a Surfer by Peter Kreeft
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Four Views on Heaven by Zondervan
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The Ever Illuminating Wisdom of St. Thomas Aquinas by Ralph M. McInerny, Marie George, John Haas, Russell Hittinger, Ronald McArthur, Peter Kreeft
Letters to an Atheist by Peter Kreeft
Knowing the Truth about Heaven and Hell by Harry Blamires
Dialogos Con Socrates / The Journey By Peter Kreeft (Spanish Edition) by P. Kreeft