Unreasonable Faith

Unreasonable Faith : How William Lane Craig Overstates the Case for Christianity

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He has written or edited more than 30 books, his arguments for God and Jesus are frequently cited by Christian apologists around the world, and he has severely overstated his case through a series of blatant mischaracterizations and philosophical blunders.

You may have heard of William Lane Craig, a professor of philosophy at Talbot School of Theology who is known for debating atheists, but even if you haven't you have probably heard his arguments through followers and fans. He is known for painting faith as the"reasonable" road, and falsely claiming that he can prove the validity of his religion.

From his work attempting to show evidence for Jesus' resurrection to his development of the Kalam cosmological argument for the existence of God, Craig is respected among his peers on the Christian side of the religious spectrum. But is that deserved? What's at the core of these arguments? Are they philosophically sound? More importantly, is this Unreasonable Faith?
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Product details

  • Paperback | 412 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 23mm | 522g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1912701189
  • 9781912701186
  • 1,112,731

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"As a former student of William Lane Craig, graduating under him at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in 1985 with a ThM in the Philosophy of Religion, I heartily endorse Fodor's well-researched and excellently argued book length critique of his apologetics. It's surprising that apologists like Craig need rebutted after intellectuals David Hume, Charles Darwin, and David Friedrich Strauss, but if you're still not convinced and only want to buy one book, then get this one!"

John W. Loftus, author of works including Why I Became an Atheist, The Christian Delusion, The Outsider Test for Faith, Christianity is Not Great, Christianity in the Light of Science, and How to Defend the Christian Faith: Advice from an Atheist.



"an excellent destruction of W.L. Craig's entire apologetics. Cogently argued and factually accurate, this is required reading for anyone keen to question the soundness of anything W.L. Craig has argued over the decades. Which makes it an invaluable resource for refuting Christian apologetics generally."

Richard Carrier, author on the historicity of Jesus.
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