Handbook of Catholic Apologetics: Reasoned Answers to Questions of Faith

Handbook of Catholic Apologetics: Reasoned Answers to Questions of Faith


author/Peter Kreeft & Ronald Tacelli

Based on the book originally published by InterVarsity Press as Handbook of Christian apologetics--T.p. verso.

Table of Contents:
A Personal Preface -- Part 1. Introduction -- 1. The Nature, Power and Limitations of Apologetics -- 2. Faith and Reason -- Part 2. God -- 3. Twenty Arguments for the Existence of God -- 4. The Nature of God -- Part 3. God and Nature -- 5. Four Problems of Cosmology -- 6. The Problem of Evil -- Part 4. God and Grace -- 7. The Divinity of Christ -- 8. The Resurrection -- 9. The Bible: Myth or History? -- Part 5. God and Glory -- 10. Life after Death -- 11. Heaven -- 12. Hell -- 13. Salvation -- Part 6. Conclusions -- 14. Christianity and Other Religions -- 15. Objective Truth -- 16. The Bottom Line -- 17. Twenty Catholic Capstones to Christian Apologetics -- Bibliography -- Subject Index -- Scripture Index.

Unbelievers, doubters and skeptics continue to attack the truths of Christianity. Handbook of Catholic Apologetics is the only book that categorizes and summarizes all the major arguments in support of the main Christian beliefs, including key distinctively Catholic doctrines. Also included is a Protestant-friendly treatment of Catholic-Protestant issues. The Catholic answers to Protestant questions show how Catholicism is the fullness of the Christian faith.An expanded, Catholic edition of the popular book Handbook of Christian Apologetics, Handbook of Catholic Apologetics is full of the wisdom and wit, clarity and insight of philosophers Peter Kreeft and Ronald Tacelli. This is an informative and valuable guidebook for anyone looking for answers to questions of faith and reason. Whether you are asking the questions yourself or want to respond to others who are, here is the resource you have been waiting for.

Peter Kreeft, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy at Boston College, is one of the most respected Christian authors of our time. His many bestselling books cover a vast array of topics in spirituality, theology, and philosophy. They include How to Be Holy, Practical Theology, Back to Virtue, Because God Is Real, You Can Understand the Bible, Angels and Demons, Heaven: The Heart's Deepest Longing, and A Summa of the Summa.

Ronald Tacelli, S.J., is associate professor of philosophy at Boston College and has published articles in the Public Affairs Quarterly and Dowside Review.

ISBN: 9781586172794
Pub Date: July 01, 2009
Paperback 493 pages