In looking through the goodreads reviews for this book, it seems the ones who gave it a high rating are Christians, and the ones who gave it a low rating are not Christians. With Bob Davidson, Joni Eareckson Tada, Billy Graham, Marc Harrienger. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Parts of it are really scientific and, for me, those were difficult to get through, but I was astounded by the quotes of the atheistists! it did not really have cases for God ,only couple .i dont know if the long version its better but this one its not convincing.. Okay. Refresh and try again. Even better than The Case for Christ! The format of this book is really good for students who have specific questions and need a place to find answers. In The Case for Faith, best-selling author, journalist, and former atheist Lee Strobel turns his investigative skills to the most persistent emotional objections to belief in God - the eight "heart barriers" to faith: "Since evil and suffering exist, a loving God cannot" Closed-minded atheists will not appreciate this work (or any other pro-God book) and will ultimately find ways to ridicule its content simply because they don't want to hear/believe any case for our Creator. The Case for Faith DVD is a powerful Biblical apologetic for anyone who has experienced doubt or uncertainty about God. For one reason, I love to learn. However, is not faith acquired through individual, spiritual understanding and demonstration? The eight toughest questions and objections against Christianity? Absolutely yes. Zondervan / 2014 / Trade Paperback. It is not a knock on it, but just the way it is. In a nutshell, Strobel brings forth New Testament historians. Strobel tries to be cute in the format of the book by laying it out like a trial--with "evidence," "deliberations," and a "verdict". Try to win this debate against the facts he and leading scholars and scientists present. The book does include a number of weak spots that a well-versed casual philosopher could expose. Another reviewer, for example, points out the logical fallacy in the first chapter about Todd Beamer's faith. And he answers them, and lets the ready use their own brains and common sense to choose to believe the truths. This is the only thing that makes sense. He has written several books, including four which received ECPA Christian Book Awards (1994, 1999, 2001, 2005) and a series which addresses challenges to a Biblically inerrant view of Christianity. (Listen to MP3 )How can miracles be true? Just finished studying Revelation with BSF, this chapter totally gave me a different feeling about hell. You might end up like Luke. Find books like The Case for Christ/The Case for Faith from the world’s largest community of readers. A comforting balm. Chapter 3 is fascinating. and i think it does show that to be a christian you don't have to check your brain at the door. Time spent with an old friend. Rated 1 star for false advertising, unsatisfactory answers given. In this series we will walk through Lee Strobel's book the Case for faith. As a former journalist, lawyer, and devout atheist, author Lee Strobel makes much of his unique qualifications for compiling this work; however, he lets the reader down on every count. Very rational arguments presented. I tried to read this with an open mind, but the lack of any sort of rational argument is making this very difficult. as in his other books, strobel tackles some of the tough objections to the christian religion--this time objections that would lead to a lack of faith. Very evocative book! This book I think is best served as something to invite further research into the topics and questions it raises. Bring the gripping story of The Case for Christ to your community. Childhood memories and annual traditions. A perfect book for the intellectual, the doubter and the inquisitive. BSac 175:699 (July-September 2018) p. 284. The Case for Faith: A Journalist Investigates the Toughest Objections to Christianity (Softcover) Lee Strobel. If I put a note on it that says "this book is cr, Wow. Just the kindle formatting had some issues. $12.49 Retail: $18.99 Save 34% ($6.50) 4.5 Stars Out Of 5 16 Reviews. But he believes that faith and reason go hand in hand, and that Christianity is a defensible religion. For Christians and open-minded seekers of Jesus, this book will open your eyes and hearts to understand the objections to Christianity and offer valid, beneficial viewpoints to help answer them. The Case for Faith by Lee Strobel: A Critique and Response Critique by Paul Doland, Response by Dennis Jensen Lee Strobel has written four books in a series, The Case for Christ, The Case for Faith, The Case for a Creator, and The Case for the Real Jesus, (Grand Rapids, Mi: … I’ve been thinking lately (for a while, actually) about how I’d like to be proficient in the area of Apologetics in regards to my Christianity. of the university because the physics dept. September 26th 2000 This book reaffirmed my faith in God, and led me to read more and more and more books relating to faith, which I continue to read today. The latter I can acknowledge as the author's attempt to reach out to a target audience, but the fact that a 'student edition' exists at all speaks to me of a publisher's desire for more money- also given away by the fact that the last eighth or so of the book is nothing but ads for other, similar books. by Zondervan Publishing Company. Strobel asks tough questions and makes a great case for a lot of the struggles people have with a loving God and His people. For what it is, it's decent. I really dislike the opening where they use the 9/11 tragedy as an attention-getter, and I'm not fond of the lack of depth in the chapters. Strobel has been interviewed on numerous national television programs, including ABC's 20/20, Fox News, and CNN. I was expecting to find a good but not too wordy response to the "toughest objections to Christianity" in this short paperback. To do this our Mr Strobel puts these Toughest Objections to several top guys and presents us with these interviews where they wrestle mightily. This was a great book. I didn't know that so many physicists and biologists today are Christians simply because of the evidence in their studies that cannot be ignored. I didn't know that so many physicists and biologists today are Christians simply because of the evidence in their studies that cannot be ignored. Strobel also hosted a television program called Faith Under Fire on PAX TV, and runs a video apologetics web site. He has written several books, including four which received ECPA Christian Book Awards (1994, 1999, 2001, 2005) and a series which addresses challenges to the veracity of Christianity. The Case for Faith - Student Edition: A Journalist Investigates the Toughest Objections to Christianity. strobel does this by talking to people, he interviews christian authorities on these matters and then shares his refections. I'm now agnostic. He is honest and asks hard questions. See 1 question about The Case for Faith…, Books (Besides the Bible) Recommended for Christian Readers, Must Read Books for the Thinking Christian, Goodreads Members Share the Books They've Been Rereading. It was much easier to raise doubts and manufacture outrageous objections that to consider the possibility that God actually could trigger a revolutionary turn-around in such a depraved and degenerate life.”. If God Then What: Wondering Aloud About Truth, Origins & Redemption, Goodreads Members Share the Books They've Been Rereading. The “Ordo Salutis” And Monergism: The Case For Faith Preceding Regeneration, Part 1* R. Bruce Compton * This is the first article in a three-part series offering exegetical support for a Calvinist soteriology that places faith logically before regeneration. Because if you don't already have faith, this book makes zero valid points and just frustrates any analytical reader with non-existant logic, false sincerity and a lot of circle-jerking. The parts of the book where Strobel tries to come across as being truly critical of what the interviewees tell him are laughable in their blatant artificiality. Mind gripping answers to soul seeking questions. I love the way Strobel takes us through the gathering of evidence, the logical arguments, and finally the presentation of the case. I used to identify as Christian. So here he is talking with Norman L Geisler who is “one of the most well-known and effective defenders of Christianity in the world”. These include the problem of suffering in the world, the apparent contradictions of miracles and science, hell, the idea that Jesus is the only way to heaven, and the hypocrisy of the Church. as “one of the evangelical community’s most popular apologists.”. Even if you are already a believer, you're likely to learn some things about the Christian faith; I sure did! For Christians, it will deepen their convictions and give them fresh confidence in defending their faith to skeptical friends, or during the hardest of times, when they have to defend their faith to themselves in moments of doubt. This book was loaned to me by a friend, at a time of my life when I was doubting my faith in God, and seeking a house of worship that didn't exclude me for who I am. Lee Strobel knows how important it is to find answers that ring true. The Case for Faith: A Journalist Investigates the Toughest Objections to Christianity by Lee Strobel. Start by marking “The Case for Faith: A Journalist Investigates the Toughest Objections to Christianity” as Want to Read: Error rating book. The case for faith is another apologetic text from lee Stobel is excellent. Case for Faith tackles eight of the toughest objections to Christianity. The Case For Faith is the anticipated sequel to Lee Strobel's best-selling The Case for Christ finds the author investigating the nettlesome issues and doubts of the heart that threaten faith. As a representative of skeptics, Strobel fails to follow up on his experts' opinions with questions that most intelligent atheists would be bound to ask. For what it is, it's decent. The “Ordo Salutis” And Monergism: The Case For Faith Preceding Regeneration, Part 3* R. Bruce Compton * This is the third article in a three-part series offering exegetical support for a Calvinist soteriology that places faith logically before regeneration. To do this our Mr Strobel puts these Toughest Objections to several top guys and presents us with these interviews where they wrestle mightily. The sub-title is “A Journalist Investigates the Toughest Objections to Christianity”. Always be ready to give a logical defense to anyone who asks you to account for the hope that is in you, but do it courteously and respectfully.". Even better than The Case for Christ! Really simple to read but very helpful. showing 1 - 25 of 325 results for "the case for faith" Add To Cart Add To Wishlist. A much-needed diversion. I can’t help but respect the investigations of faith he has done. I love this book. In The Case for Faith, bestselling author, journalist, and former atheist Lee Strobel turns his investigative skills to the most persistent emotional objections to belief in God—the eight "heart barriers" to faith: "Since evil and suffering exist, a loving God cannot" "Since miracles contradict science, they cannot be true" Be the first to ask a question about The Case for Faith - Student Edition. Welcome back. Also available: The Case for Faith Spanish edition, kids' edition, and student edition. A much-needed diversion. Maybe it's becuz this is a student edition so it's not discussed in depth as in the original edition? Most of all, he remained encouraging and reminded people struggling with their faith to have hope. Want to Read. In _the case for faith_, Strobel attempts to tackle the top 8 criticisms or objections to forging a Christian faith. I read the original edition of this book but this is the student edition of just 95 pages. The Cases for Christianity book series by multiple authors includes books The Case for Christ, The Case for Faith - 6 Pak: A Journalist Investigates the Toughest Objections to Christianity, The Case for a Creator: A Journalist Investigates Scientific Evidence That Points Toward God, and several more. Seems like the seriousness of hell got watered down. For those who have questions about faith, evolution, what to believe, the facts are presented, examples, and further resources. Atheist-turned-Christian Lee Strobel, former award-winning legal editor of The Chicago Tribune, is a New York Times bestselling author of more than forty books and curricula that have sold fourteen million copies. I had no idea that they had such little fact on which to base their beliefs. Which will walk us through the 8 toughest questions that are aimed at the Christian faith. With his background as an award-winning legal journalist, asking tough questions has been his business. Overall it was a good read and very thought-provoking but still since I didn't read all of it (I found myself skimming) because it was boring a lot I must give it three stars. Great read. This author asks the hard questions: the ones Christians are often too afraid to ask. After breaking up with the guy with the different religion, and being devistated it made me really sit down and think about my faith one more time. He has written several books, including four which received ECPA Christian Book Awards (1994, 1999, 2001, 2005) and a series which addresses challenges to a Biblically inerrant view of Christianity. In The Case for Faith, bestselling author, journalist, and former atheist Lee Strobel turns his investigative skills to the most persistent emotional objections to belief in God--the eight "heart barriers" to faith: "Since evil and suffering exist, a loving God cannot" "Since miracles contradict science, they cannot be true" Strobel asks tough questions and makes a great case for a lot of the struggles people have with a loving God and His people. read it in couple hours as it was short. The Case for Faith Study Pack includes both the six-session DVD study and one copy of the accompanying study guide. :). Lee Patrick Strobel is an American Christian author, journalist, apologist and pastor. It's great to see such intelligent men expound on such interesting and important topics...and all without ever even once insulting or questioning the intelligence of those with contrary opinions or beliefs--a truly rare thing indeed. I love this book. I have found that rabid atheists get angry by this book, thinking he wrote it to prove faith without a shadow of a doubt. "But in your hearts set Christ apart as holy [and acknowledge Him] as Lord. Great read. The author was a lawyer and self-proclaimed atheist, and he puts the Christian faith to a test of logic. Lee Strobel knows how important it is to find answers that ring true. Well written and thought provoking. I think the best conclusion from this book is that, if your soul willingly makes the decision to trust (or in the beginning, try to trust) in a loving God, follow Him, love His people, obey His commandments, read His Holy Word, strive to live like Jesus did, pray and watch His will take hold of your life, because you trust and love Him, you will trust that He has a sovereign purpose and a plan. Lee Patrick Strobel (born January 25, 1952) is an American Christian author and a former investigative journalist. This in no way affects my thoughts expressed in this review*, Wow. Many perspectives (life experiences and logical debate) bring one to the case for Faith ... just goes to show, there is not only one road to faith! Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He was eighty years old, fighting Parkinson’s disease, but he stared intently at the throngs inside the RCA Dome in it might not convince anyone who isn't already convinced, but it does offer a personal approach to intellectual problems which at least helps make the book. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published Couldn't stop writing in the margins and highlighting truths and insights. I really appreciate how thorough Lee Strobel is. And the case for Faith wins in the court of reason, hands down. This book is.... unctuous. 2 men cleared of murder file $160M lawsuit against Inkster detectives in case. A book about faith and how to accept God's love. And the case for Faith wins in the court of reason, hands down. Strobel also hosted a television program called Faith Under Fire on PAX TV, and runs a video apologetics web site. Parts of it are really scientific and, for me, those were difficult to get through, but I was astounded by the quotes of the atheistists! So, despite its myriad flaws, the book was a valuable read for me. It is SO amazing!!!!! I read this book. This book is so worth reading! One part of the book that stuck with me was when someone said that when he needs an atheist point of view, he goes to the pyschology dept. Answered. * I received this book for review from the publisher. This book is so worth reading! Thus, would not your "case for faith" be based on your perception and may not touch another who has less faith? With multiple versions available to suit your church or ministry's needs, these resource packs provide everything from sermons, movie clips, and study guides to t-shirts, wristbands, and downloadable graphics suitable for a variety of media uses. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. But one thing bothered me was the chapter about hell. Childhood memories and annual traditions. Then you will take those sincere questions in faith. Most parts are very good with answers for the toughest questions/objections. This author asks the hard questions: the ones Christians are often too afraid to ask. And while his search for the truth convinced Lee that Jesus is real, it also confronted him with some particulary knotty, gut-level questions about Christianity. BSac 175:697 (January-March 2018) p. 34. The Case for Faith A Journalist Investigates the Toughest Objections to Christianity Lee Strobel INTRODUCTION: THE CHALLENGE OF FAITH Billy Graham steadied himself by gripping both sides of the podium. We asked the... Was God telling the truth when he said, "You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart"? I read this book. It presumes that the reader believes the Jesus mythology then goes ahead and uses quotes from the bible, in a circular logic, to support the claims of...wait for it...the bible.