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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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The Case for Christ
A Journalist's Personal Investigation of the Evidence for Jesus (Case for ... Series)
Lee Strobel - Nov 22, 2016 (first published in 1998)
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Using the dramatic scenario of an investigative journalist pursuing his story and leads, Lee Strobel uses his experience as a reporter for the Chicago Tribune to interview experts about the evidence for Christ from the fields of science, philosophy, and history....
Sean McDowell
Aug 03, 2020
@KaiWilliams616 @CapturingChrist @MichaelLicona @LeeStrobel @DrFrankTurek For scholarly books, see NT Wright and Licona. Popular, see Cold Case Christianity, Evidence that Demands a Verdict, Case for Christ, and The Case for the Resurrection. And, well, anything by WLC!     source
Cold-Case Christianity
A Homicide Detective Investigates the Claims of the Gospels
J. Warner Wallace - Dec 31, 2012
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Written by an L. A. County homicide detective and former atheist, Cold-Case Christianity examines the claims of the New Testament using the skills and strategies of a hard-to-convince criminal investigator. Christianity could be defined as a “cold case”: it makes a claim about an event from the distant past for which there is little forensic eviden...
Sean McDowell
Aug 03, 2020
@KaiWilliams616 @CapturingChrist @MichaelLicona @LeeStrobel @DrFrankTurek For scholarly books, see NT Wright and Licona. Popular, see Cold Case Christianity, Evidence that Demands a Verdict, Case for Christ, and The Case for the Resurrection. And, well, anything by WLC!     source
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The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus
Gary R. Habermas - Mar 26, 2004
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". . . a phenomenal resource that is both user-friendly and up-to-date, [and will] equip believers to defend this crucial issue." --Josh McDowell. Includes an interactive CD in a game show format t...
Sean McDowell
Aug 03, 2020
@KaiWilliams616 @CapturingChrist @MichaelLicona @LeeStrobel @DrFrankTurek For scholarly books, see NT Wright and Licona. Popular, see Cold Case Christianity, Evidence that Demands a Verdict, Case for Christ, and The Case for the Resurrection. And, well, anything by WLC!     source
Evidence That Demands a Verdict, Volume 1
Historical Evidences for the Christian Faith
Josh McDowell - Jun 01, 1979 (first published in 1972)
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Among important books in the defense of Christianity, this one has few equals. Evidence That Demands a Verdict is an easy-to-read, front-line defense for Christians facing the tough questions of critics and skeptics. Using secular evidences and other historical sources, Josh McDowell's faith-building book is a "must read" for every Christian....
Sean McDowell
Aug 03, 2020
@KaiWilliams616 @CapturingChrist @MichaelLicona @LeeStrobel @DrFrankTurek For scholarly books, see NT Wright and Licona. Popular, see Cold Case Christianity, Evidence that Demands a Verdict, Case for Christ, and The Case for the Resurrection. And, well, anything by WLC!     source
Unbelievable?
Why after ten years of talking with atheists, I'm still a Christian
Justin Brierley - Jun 15, 2017
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Conversations matter. Yet, recently, good conversations about faith have been increasingly squeezed out of the public sphere. Seeking to reopen the debate, Justin Brierley began to invite atheists and sceptics on to Premier Christian Radio to air arguments for and against the Christian faith. But how has ten years of discussion with atheists affect...
Sean McDowell
Jul 28, 2020
@jonsteingard @UnbelievableJB It’s a great book. Looking forward to talking again soon, Jon!     source
Myths and Mistakes in New Testament Textual Criticism
Elijah Hixson - Nov 05, 2019
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Since the unexpected popularity of Bart Ehrman's bestselling Misquoting Jesus, textual criticism has become a staple of Christian apologetics.Ehrman's skepticism about recovering the original and inerrant text of the New Testament does deserve a response. However, this renewed apologetic interest in textual criticism has created fresh problems for ...
Sean McDowell
Dec 11, 2019
Myths and Mistakes on Sale | Great book!     source
My Father, Bertrand Russell
Katharine Tait - Jan 01, 1975
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Katharine Tait, daughter of Bertrand and Dora Russell, here vividly portrays the extraordinary and stimulating environment she grew up in. In refreshing contrast to the interpretation of Russell as philosopher and public figure, Tait's is a close personal account of her deep love and admiration for her father and its gradual tempering by the imperf...
Sean McDowell
Oct 30, 2019
I would encourage critics to read her book. It’s fair, insightful, and seemingly honest.     source