Recommended Readings for Budding Apologists- June 2017

I wanted to pass on some recommended reading. We certainly aren’t lacking any resources!

  1. Stephen Davis: Rational Faith: A Philosopher’s Defense of Christianity (Veritas Books)
  2. Michael Licona: Why Are There Differences in the Gospels?: What We Can Learn from Ancient Biography
  3. Craig S. Keener and Edward T. Wright: Biographies and Jesus: What Does It Mean for the Gospels to Be Biographies?
  4. Paul M. Gould: Four Views on Christianity and Philosophy (Counterpoints: Bible and Theology
  5. James N. Anderson: Why Should I Believe Christianity? (The Big Ten)
  6. N.T. Wright, The Day the Revolution Began: Reconsidering the Meaning of Jesus’s Crucifixion
  7. Nabeel Qureshi: No God but One: Allah or Jesus?: A Former Muslim Investigates the Evidence for Islam and Christianity
  8. Douglas Axe: Undeniable: How Biology Confirms Our Intuition That Life Is Designed
  9. Stephen J. Bedard: Unmasking the Jesus Myth
  10. Paul Copan: A Little Book for New Philosophers: Why and How to Study Philosophy (Little Books)
  11. Michael Rota: Taking Pascal’s Wager: Faith, Evidence and the Abundant Life
  12. John C. Nugent: Endangered Gospel: How Fixing the World is Killing the Church
  13. Robert Spitzer: God So Loved the World: Clues to Our Transcendent Destiny from the Revelation of Jesus: 3 (Happiness, Suffering, and Transcendence) 
  14. Darrell L. Bock: Jesus the God-Man: The Unity and Diversity of the Gospel Portrayals
  15. Craig L. Blomberg: The Historical Reliability of the New Testament: Countering the Challenges to Evangelical Christian Beliefs (B&H Studies in Christian Apologetics) 
  16. Dictionary of Christianity and Science: The Definitive Reference for the Intersection of Christian Faith and Contemporary Science 
  17. Forensic Faith: A Homicide Detective Makes the Case for a More Reasonable, Evidential Christian Faith 
  18. Destroyer of the gods: Early Christian Distinctiveness in the Roman World 
  19. Enriching our Vision of Reality: Theology and the natural sciences in dialogue 
  20. The Mind and the Machine: What It Means to Be Human and Why It Matters