Contending with Christianity's Critics: Answering New Atheists & Other Objectors

Contending with Christianity's Critics: Answering New Atheists & Other Objectors

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Edited by Paul Copan, Edited by Visiting Fellow William Lane Craig

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  • Publisher: Broadman & Holman Publishers
  • Format: Paperback | 293 pages
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 226mm x 18mm | 431g
  • Publication date: 15 August 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Nashville
  • ISBN 10: 0805449361
  • ISBN 13: 9780805449365
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 162,452

Product description

"Contending with Christianity's Critics "is book two in a series on modern Christian apologetics that began with the popular "Passionate Conviction." This second installment, featuring writings from eighteen respected apologists such as Gary Habermas and Ben Witherington, addresses challenges from noted New Atheists like Richard Dawkins ("The God Delusion") and other contemporary critics of Christianity concerning belief in God, the historical Jesus, and Christianity's doctrinal coherence. Contending with Christianity's Critics and "Passionate Conviction" are the result of national apologetics conferences sponsored by the Evangelical Philosophical Society (

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Author information

Paul Copan is a professor and the Pledger Family Chair of Philosophy and Ethics at Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, Florida. He holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Marquette University.William Lane Craig is research professor of Philosophy at Talbot School of Theology in La Mirada, California. His Ph.D. in Philosophy is from the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom.

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By Emerson de Oliveira 08 May 2012 5

As a Christian apologist in Brazil, I was delighted to acquire this fine example of Christian literature of high quality and academic level as these authors. With much research, information and references, the authors provide excellent responses to the antagonists of Christianity, in a scholarly and well answered.

By Sola Ratione 02 Sep 2009 5

This new book is an excellent compilation of high quality essays by the most significant Christian apologists working in the field today. It demands a serious and considered response by non-believers.rnrnAccordingly, please find a detailed 'in-progress' critique at the following address:rnrnhttp://contendingwithchristianitysapologists.blogspot.comrnrnComments are very welcome.rnrnBest wishes,rnSola Ratione