By Matthew E. Cochran
As notwithstanding It have been truly real offers Christians with an creation to the age-old perform of apologetics--the rational safeguard of Christianity as target fact. It explores probably the most very important matters on which the Church reveals itself in clash with state-of-the-art tradition via a mixture of severe reasoning, proof, and the legislation written on our hearts. by means of offering a philosophical origin that's moderate, a ancient origin that's actual, and a theological beginning that's biblical, this ebook can help equip Christians to contend for his or her religion opposed to the shallow and misleading philosophies that search to undermine it.
Matthew Cochran, a former software program engineer and grownup Sunday institution instructor, is presently an MA pupil at Concordia Theological Seminary in fortress Wayne, Indiana.
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