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Christian Apologetics Past and Present (Volume 1, To 1500): A Primary Source Reader

Christian Apologetics Past and Present (Volume 1, To 1500): A Primary Source Reader

by K. Scott Oliphint, William Edgar, Justin Martyr, Thomas Aquinas, John Chrysostom, Peter Abelard, Raymond Lull and Girolamo Savonarola

An unprecedented anthology of apologetics texts with selections from the first century AD through the Middle Ages. Includes introductory material, timelines, maps, footnotes, and discussion questions. The apostle Peter tells us always to be ready to give a defense to anyone who asks us to account for our hope as Christians (1 Peter 3:15). While the gospel me… Read more…

Christian Apologetics Past and Present (Volume 2, From 1500): A Primary Source Reader

Christian Apologetics Past and Present (Volume 2, From 1500): A Primary Source Reader

by K. Scott Oliphint and William Edgar

Amid a revival of apologetics, “few things could be more useful than an acquaintance with how Christian faith was defended down through the ages,” say the editors in their introduction to this two-part anthology. “Access to both historical and contemporary texts gives us fresh insight into how our fathers in the faith responded to the questions facing … Read more…

Know Why You Believe

Know Why You Believe

by K. Scott Oliphint, Justin S. Holcomb and Justin Holcomb

The Christian life depends upon faith, but there are good reasons for that faith. In Know Why You Believe professor and author K. Scott Oliphint answers the "why" questions both Christians and non-Christians often ask, laying out a simple and convincing case for the core teachings of Christianity.As part of the KNOW series, Know Why You Believe is de… Read more…

Know Why You Believe: Audio Lectures
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Know Why You Believe: Audio Lectures

by K. Scott Oliphint, K Oliphint and K Oliphint

The Zondervan Biblical and Theological Lectures series provides a unique audio learning experience. Unlike a traditional audiobook's direct narration of a book's text, Know Why You Believe: Audio Lectures includes high-quality live recordings of college-level lectures that cover the important points from each subject as well as relevant mat… Read more…

One God in Three Persons: Unity of Essence, Distinction of Persons, Implications for Life

One God in Three Persons: Unity of Essence, Distinction of Persons, Implications for Life

by K. Scott Oliphint, Michael A. G. Haykin, Bruce A. Ware, John Starke, Kyle Claunch, Christohper W. Cowan, Phil Gons, Wayne Grudem, James M. HamiltonJr., Robert Letham, Andrew David Naselli and Michael Ovey

How do the three persons of the Trinity relate to each other? Evangelicals continue to wrestle with this complex issue and its implications for our understanding of men's and women’s roles in both the home and the church. Challenging feminist theologies that view the Trinity as a model for evangelical egalitarianism, One God in Three Persons turns to t… Read more…

God with Us Divine Condescension and the Attributes of God

God with Us Divine Condescension and the Attributes of God

by K. Scott Oliphint

The desire to harmonize God’s attributes with his actions has challenged laymen and scholars throughout the ages. For the Christian mind seeking to understand the nature of God, a fundamental paradox poses a philosophical stumbling block: how can God be both a wholly independent, infinite being yet also be an interactive force in the finite plane of cr… Read more…

Covenantal Apologetics: Principles and Practice in Defense of Our Faith

Covenantal Apologetics: Principles and Practice in Defense of Our Faith

by K. Scott Oliphint and William Edgar

In an age when the works of “New Atheists” such as Christopher Hitchens and Richard Dawkins fill bookstores and top best-seller lists, the topic of Christian apologetics has never been more timely. Yet the thought of defending the faith against the attacks of unbelievers is daunting to many Christians. Following in the footsteps of groundbreaking apologi… Read more…