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Dr. Sean McDowell leads the Bible department at Capistrano Valley Christian Schools in California. The awarded teacher is also a popular national youth speaker, editor of the HCSB Apologetics Study.
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Mere Christianity
C. S. Lewis - 2015-04-21 (first published in 1952)
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Esta obra poderosa y práctica es una de las más populares y queridas introducciones a la fe cristiana jamás escrita Mero Cristianismo reúne las legendarias charlas radiofónicas de C. S. Lewis que se transmitieron durante tiempos de guerra, charlas en las cuales él se proponía ""explicar y defender las creencias que han sido común a casi todos los c...
Sean McDowell
2023-01-02T21:23:26.000Z
@jhmmms SUCH a good book!      source
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Christian Apologetics
A Comprehensive Case for Biblical Faith
Douglas Groothuis - 2011-07-27
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2012 Christianity Today Book Award of Merit winnerThe Christian worldview proposes answers to the most enduring human questions. But are those answers reliable? In this systematic text, Douglas Groothuis makes a comprehensive apologetic case for Christian theism--proceeding from a defense of objective truth to a presentation of the key arguments fo...
Sean McDowell
2023-01-01T19:18:05.000Z
@jrpeet Excellent book. You’ve really read it three times?      source
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Strange New World
How Thinkers and Activists Redefined Identity and Sparked the Sexual Revolution
Carl R. Trueman - 2022-03-22
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From Philosophy to Technology, Tracing the Origin of Identity PoliticsHow did the world arrive at its current, disorienting state of identity politics, and how should the church respond? Historian Carl R. Trueman shows how influences ranging from traditional institutions to technology and pornography moved modern culture toward an era of "expressiv...
Sean McDowell
2022-12-20T15:54:23.000Z
@rperez12 Outstanding book      source
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Retractions
Cultivating Humility After Humiliation
Pat Nemmers - 2022-11-15
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Sean McDowell
2022-12-16T20:53:01.000Z
My Top Books of 2022 | Some good books recommended by @challies      source
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Embracing Complementarianism
Turning Biblical Convictions into Positive Church Culture (A biblical vision for the roles of men and women in the church-and how to put them into practice)
Graham Beynon, Jane Tooher - 2022-10-01
Sean McDowell
2022-12-16T20:53:01.000Z
My Top Books of 2022 | Some good books recommended by @challies      source
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Turnaround
The Remarkable Story of an Institutional Transformation and the 10 Essential Principles and Practices that Made It Happen
Jason K. Allen - 2022-09-13
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How do you save a sinking ship?   When Dr. Jason K. Allen arrived on the campus of Midwestern Seminary, it was in rough shape. The faculty, the facilities, and the reputation of the school were all flailing. How did he lead this seminary to become the fastest growing and one of the largest seminaries in the world?   In this book, Dr. Allen shares t...
Sean McDowell
2022-12-16T20:53:01.000Z
My Top Books of 2022 | Some good books recommended by @challies      source
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The Manual
Getting Masculinity Right
Al Stewart - 2022-07-30
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Sean McDowell
2022-12-16T20:53:01.000Z
My Top Books of 2022 | Some good books recommended by @challies      source
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The Air We Breathe
How We All Came to Believe in Freedom, Kindness, Progress, and Equality (Discover the Christian roots of the values we prize in western society)
Glen Scrivener - 2022-06-01
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Is Christianity history? Or is Christian history the deepest explanation of the modern world?Today in the west, many consider the church to be dead or dying. Christianity is seen as outdated, bigoted and responsible for many of society's problems. This leaves many believers embarrassed about their faith and many outsiders wary of religion. But what...
Sean McDowell
2022-12-16T20:53:01.000Z
My Top Books of 2022 | Some good books recommended by @challies      source
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Pure
Why the Bible's Plan for Sexuality Isn't Outdated, Irrelevant, or Oppressive
Dean Inserra - 2022-05-03
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Few things bring more immediate scrutiny and impassioned angst among young adult Christians today than hearing the words “purity culture.” Serious flaws from purity culture deserve to be scrutinized, especially given its lasting negative effects on some raised in the movement. Many Christians today reject the movement—and all that it stood for—whol...
Sean McDowell
2022-12-16T20:53:01.000Z
My Top Books of 2022 | Some good books recommended by @challies      source
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The Men We Need
God's Purpose for the Manly Man, the Avid Indoorsman, or Any Man Willing to Show Up
Brant Hansen - 2022-03-29
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The world needs real men, real bad. And there are all sorts of conflicting ideas and messages about what a "real man" is (and is not). Is a real man one who hunts, loves sports, grills meat, fixes cars, and climbs mountains? Sure, sometimes. But that's not really the point of being a man and it's not the purpose for which men were made. Into our cu...
Sean McDowell
2022-12-16T20:53:01.000Z
My Top Books of 2022 | Some good books recommended by @challies      source
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Powerful Leaders?
Marcus Honeysett - 2022-02-17
You're Only Human by Kelly M. Kapic
Land of Hope by Wilfred M. McClay
The Third Option by Miles McPherson
Abortion Rights by Kate Greasley, Christopher Kaczor
Godly Jealousy by K. Erik Thoennes