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  • booksreddit.com:Salt of the Earth: The Church at the End of the Millennium-  An Interview With Peter Seewald

    Salt of the Earth: The Church at the End of the Millennium- An Interview With Peter Seewald

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    Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, well-known Vatican prelate and head of the Congregation on the Doctrine of the Faith, gives a full-length interview to a secular journalist on a host of controversial and difficult issues facing Catholicism and Christianity at the end of the millennium. Similar to his best-selling book interview in 1985, The Ratzinger Report, he responds with candor and insight, giving answers that are often surprising and always thought-provoking on a series of wide-ranging topics …


  • booksreddit.com:The End Is Near...Or Maybe Not!

    The End Is Near…Or Maybe Not!

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    What does the Bible really say about the future? Should we expect horrible things or hopeful things? Does the world end with a bang, or with a whimper – or neither? Is it possible that the popular preachers and novelists have completely missed the point? In The End Is Near…Or Maybe Not! Kenneth Myers offers a sensible, biblical, and historic alternative to the sensationalism of our day. Eye-opening, engaging and easy to read, this book replaces pessimism with optimism and dread with antic…


  • booksreddit.com:Nailed: Ten Christian Myths That Show Jesus Never Existed at All

    Nailed: Ten Christian Myths That Show Jesus Never Existed at All

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    Why would anyone think Jesus never existed? Isn’t it perfectly reasonable to accept that he was a real first century figure? As it turns out, no. NAILED sheds light on ten beloved Christian myths, and, with evidence gathered from historians across the theological spectrum, shows how they point to a Jesus Christ created solely through allegorical alchemy of hope and imagination; a messiah transformed from a purely literary, theological construct into the familiar figure of Jesus – in short, a …


  • booksreddit.com:Rome Sweet Home: Our Journey to Catholicism

    Rome Sweet Home: Our Journey to Catholicism

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    The well-known and very popular Catholic couple, Scott and Kimberly Hahn, have been constantly travelling and speaking all over North America for the last few years about their conversion to the Catholic Church. Now these two outstanding Catholic apologists tell in their own words about the incredible spiritual journey that led them to embrace Catholicism. Scott Hahn was a Presbyterian minister, the top student in his seminary class, a brilliant Scripture scholar, and militantly anti-Catholic…


  • booksreddit.com:How The Catholic Church Built Western Civilization

    How The Catholic Church Built Western Civilization

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    Ask a college student today what he knows about the Catholic Church and his answer might come down to one word: “corruption.” But that one word should be “civilization.” Western civilization has given us the miracles of modern science, the wealth of free-market economics, the security of the rule of law, a unique sense of human rights and freedom, charity as a virtue, splendid art and music, a philosophy grounded in reason, and innumerable other gifts that we take for granted as the wealthies…


  • booksreddit.com:Five Views on Apologetics

    Five Views on Apologetics

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    The goal of apologetics is to persuasively answer honest objections that keep people from faith in Jesus Christ. But of several apologetic approaches, which is most effective? Five Views on Apologetics examines the “how-to” of apologetics, putting five prominent views under the microscope: Classical, Evidential, Presuppositional, Reformed Epistemology, and Cumulative Case. Offering a forum for presentation, critique, and defense, this book allows the contributors for the different viewpoints…


  • booksreddit.com:Christ the Conqueror of Hell: The Descent into Hades from an Orthodox Perspective

    Christ the Conqueror of Hell: The Descent into Hades from an Orthodox Perspective

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    This in-depth study on the realm of death presents a message of hope held by the first generation of Christians and the early church. Using Scripture, patristic tradition, early Christian poetry, and liturgical texts, Archbishop Hilarion explores the mysterious and enigmatic event of Christ s descent into Hades and its consequences for the human race. Insisting that Christ entered Sheol as Conqueror and not as victim, the author depicts the Lord s descent as an event of cosmic significance op…


  • booksreddit.com:Finding Darwin's God: A Scientist's Search for Common Ground Between God and Evolution (P.S.)

    Finding Darwin’s God: A Scientist’s Search for Common Ground Between God and Evolution (P.S.)

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    From a leading authority on the evolution debates comes this critically acclaimed investigation into one of the most controversial topics of our times


  • booksreddit.com:Rome Sweet Home: Our Journey to Catholicism

    Rome Sweet Home: Our Journey to Catholicism

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    The well-known and very popular Catholic couple, Scott and Kimberly Hahn, have been constantly travelling and speaking all over North America for the last few years about their conversion to the Catholic Church. Now these two outstanding Catholic apologists tell in their own words about the incredible spiritual journey that led them to embrace Catholicism. Scott Hahn was a Presbyterian minister, the top student in his seminary class, a brilliant Scripture scholar, and militantly anti-Catholic…


  • booksreddit.com:Nailed: Ten Christian Myths That Show Jesus Never Existed at All

    Nailed: Ten Christian Myths That Show Jesus Never Existed at All

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    Why would anyone think Jesus never existed? Isn’t it perfectly reasonable to accept that he was a real first century figure? As it turns out, no. NAILED sheds light on ten beloved Christian myths, and, with evidence gathered from historians across the theological spectrum, shows how they point to a Jesus Christ created solely through allegorical alchemy of hope and imagination; a messiah transformed from a purely literary, theological construct into the familiar figure of Jesus – in short, a …


  • booksreddit.com:The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief

    The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief

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    An instant bestseller, The Language of God provides the best argument for the integration of faith and logic since C.S. Lewis’s Mere Christianity.It has long been believed that science and faith cannot mingle. Faith rejects the rational, while science restricts us to a life with no meaning beyond the physical. It is an irreconcilable war between two polar-opposite ways of thinking and living. Written for believers, agnostics, and atheists alike, The Language of God provides a testament to the…


  • booksreddit.com:The Case Against The Case For Christ: A New Testament Scholar Refutes the Reverend Lee Strobel

    The Case Against The Case For Christ: A New Testament Scholar Refutes the Reverend Lee Strobel

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    Leading New Testament scholar Robert M. Price has taken umbrage at the cavalier manner in which Rev. Lee Strobel has misrepresented the field of Bible scholarship in his book The Case for Christ. Price exposes and refutes Strobel’s arguments chapter-by-chapter. In doing so he has occasion to wipe out the entire field of Christian apologetics as summarized by Strobel. This book is a must-read for anyone bewildered by the various books published by Rev. Strobel.


  • booksreddit.com:Struggling to Surrender: Some Impressions of an American Convert to Islam

    Struggling to Surrender: Some Impressions of an American Convert to Islam

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    In this book Professor Lang gives a very personal account of his search for God when he found out that his inherited religious beliefs could no longer answer his questions. A chance encounter led him to Islam. But now, how does he adapt to his new community, its beliefs and lifestyle?


  • booksreddit.com:Islam and the Future of Tolerance: A Dialogue

    Islam and the Future of Tolerance: A Dialogue

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    Richard Dawkins, a well-known critic of Islam, insults Donald Trump on Twitter: “Hillary knowledgeable, intelligent, presidential. Trump blustered incoherently like the ignorant, fact-disdaining, vainglorious bully he is.”
    In this short book, Sam Harris and Maajid Nawaz invite you to join an urgently needed conversation: Is Islam a religion of peace or war? Is it amenable to reform? Why do so many Muslims seem drawn to extremism? What do words like Islamism, jihadism, and fundamentalism mean in today’s world?Remarkable for the breadth and depth of its analysis, this dialogue between a famous atheist and a former radical is all the more startling for its decorum. Harris and Nawaz have produced something genuinel…


  • booksreddit.com:Not the Impossible Faith

    Not the Impossible Faith

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    Dr. Richard Carrier is an expert in the history of the ancient world and a critic of Christian attempts to distort history in defense of their faith. Not the Impossible Faith is a tour de force in that genre, dissecting and refuting the oft-repeated claim that Christianity could not have succeeded in the ancient world unless it was true. Though framed as a detailed rebuttal to Christian apologist J.P. Holding (author of The Impossible Faith), Carrier takes a general approach that educates the…