Blog index for Douglas Groothuis’ "Christian Apologetics: A Comprehensive Case for Biblical Faith"

It occurred to me that an index for this discussion of Douglas Grouthuis’ Christian Apologetics might be useful.  I will update this as I cover more chapters.  We are studying it in my apologetics group at church, using the study guides available at Apologetics315.

Part One:  Apologetic Preliminaries


Chapter One:  Introduction:  Hope, Despair and Knowing Reality

Chapter Two:  The Biblical Basis for Apologetics
Chapter Three:  Apologetic Method:  Evaluating Worldviews
Chapter Four:  The Christian Worldview
Chapter Five:  Distortions of the Christian Worldview–Or the God I Don’t Believe In
Chapter Six:  Truth Defined and Defended
Chapter Seven:  Why Truth Matters Most:  Searching for Truth in Postmodern Times
Chapter Eight:  Faith, Risk and Rationality:  The Prudential Incentives to Christian Faith

Part Two:  The Case for Christian Theism


Chapter Nine:  In Defense of Theistic Arguments

Chapter Ten:  The Ontological Argument
Chapter Eleven:  Cosmological Arguments:  A Cause for the Cosmos
Chapter Twelve:  The Design Argument: Cosmic Fine-Tuning
Chapter Thirteen:  Origins, Design and Darwinism
Chapter Fourteen:  Evidence for Intelligent Design
Chapter Fifteen:  The Moral Argument
Chapter Sixteen:  The Argument from Religious Experience
Chapter Seventeen:  The Uniqueness of Humanity
Chapter Eighteen:  Deposed Royalty:  Pascal’s Anthropological Argument
Chapter Nineteen: Jesus of Nazareth (with some Strobel)
Chapter Twenty: The Claims, Credentials and Achievements of Jesus Christ
Chapter Twenty One: Defending the Incarnation
Chapter Twenty Two: The Resurrection of Jesus
Chapter Twenty Three: Religious Pluralism: Many Religions, One Truth
Chapter Twenty Four: The Challenge of Islam
Chapter Twenty Five: The Problem of Evil: Dead Ends and the Christian Answer

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About Maryann

Maryann Spikes is the past President of the Christian Apologetics Alliance and now coordinates the CAA Catechism. She blogs at Ichthus77, and loves apologetics and philosophy. In particular she loves to study all things Euthyphro Dilemma and Golden Rule. A para-educator (autism) for five years, she holds a Certificate in Christian Apologetics from Biola University, an AA in Humanities via Modesto Junior College, and moonlights as a freelancer. You can follow her on Twitter @Ichthus77, connect with the Ichthus77 community on Facebook, or look her up on Google+.
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One Response to Blog index for Douglas Groothuis’ "Christian Apologetics: A Comprehensive Case for Biblical Faith"

  1. This article appeared in December 2012's edition of the Christian Carnival! Readers can vote for their favorite submission here: https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups=#!topic/christian-carnival-ii/51ZCxfBvioo Winner will be posted on the Christian Carnival blog on December 15.

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