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APOLOGETICS BIBLIOGRAPHY*

GENERAL, PHILOSOPHICAL, AND SCIENTIFIC

INTRODUCTORY

  • Ankerberg, John, and John Weldon. Ready with an Answer. Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 1997.
  • Beisner, E. Calvin. Thoughtful Skeptics: Dialogs About Christian Faith and Life. Rev. ed. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, 1993.
  • Craig, William Lane. The Existence of God & the Beginning of the Universe. San Bernardino, CA: Here's Life Publishers, 1979.
  • Greenleaf, Simon. The Testimony of the Evangelists: The Gospels Examined by the Rules of Evidence. Grand Rapids, Kregel, 1995.
  • Hawkins, Craig. Apologetics: An Apologetic for Apologetics. Rev. ed. Santa Ana, CA: Apologetics Information Ministry, 1/25/99.
  • _____. Faith and Knowledge, Evidence, and Reason: Their Role and Relationship to One Another. Rev. ed. Santa Ana, CA: Apologetics Information Ministry, 1/25/99.
  • _____. God and Logic. Rev. ed. Santa Ana, CA: Apologetics Information Ministry, 1/25/99.
  • Hunt, Angela Elwell. If God is Real, Where on Earth is He? San Bernardino, CA: Here's Life Publishers, 1991.
  • Little, Paul. Know Why You Believe. Rev. ed. Wheaton, IL: Victor Books, 1987.
  • Linton, Irwin H. A Lawyer Examines the Bible: A Defense of the Christian Faith. Grand Rapids, Baker Book House, 1943, 1977.
  • McDowell, Josh. Evidence that Demands a Verdict, Volume I: Historical Evidences for the Christian Faith. Rev. ed. San Bernardino, CA: Here's Life Publishers, 1979.
  • Miethe, Terry L. Living Your Faith: Closing the Gap Between Mind and Heart. Joplin, MO: College Press, 1993.
  • Montgomery, John Warwick. How do We Know There is a God? Minneapolis, MN: Bethany Fellowship, 1973.
  • _____. Sensible Christianity. Audiocassettes. 3 Vols. Newport Beach, CA: Institute for Law and Theology, 1981.
  • Purtill, Richard L. C.S. Lewis's Case for the Christian Faith. San Francisco: Harper and Row, 1985.
  • Ross, Clifford, ed. The Case for the Empty Tomb: Leading Lawyers Look at the Resurrection. Claremont, CA: Albatross Books, 1991.
  • Story, Dan. Christianity on the Offense: Responding to the Beliefs and Assumptions of Spiritual Seekers. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 1998.
  • _____. Defending Your Faith: Reliable Answers for a New Generation of Seekers and Skeptics. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 1997.
  • Wilder-Smith, A.E. He who Thinks has to Believe. Costa Mesa, CA: TWFT Publishers, 1981.

INTERMEDIATE

  • Bahnsen, Greg L. Van Til's Apologetic: Readings and Analysis. Phillipsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed, 1998.
  • Beckwith, Francis J., and Stephen E. Parrish. See the Gods Fall: Four Rivals to Christianity. Joplin, MO: College Press, 1997.
  • _____, and Gregory Koukl. Relativism: Feet Firmly Planted in Mid-Air. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1998.
  • Boyd, Robert T. Boyd's Handbook of Practical Apologetics. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 1997.
  • Bush, L. Russ, ed. Classical Readings in Christian Apologetics: A.D. 100-1800. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1983.
  • Carnell, Edward John. An Introduction to Christian Apologetics: A Philosophic Defense of the Trinitarian-Theistic Faith. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1948.
  • Clark, Gordon H. Religion, Reason and Revelation. Nutley, NJ: The Craig Press, 1978.
  • Clark, Kelly James. Return to Reason. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1990.
  • _____, ed. Philosophers who Believe: The Spiritual Journeys of 11 Leading Thinkers. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1993.
  • Corduan, Winfried. No Doubt About It: The Case for Christianity. Nashville, TN: Broadman & Holman, 1997.
  • Craig, William Lane. The Cosmological Argument from Plato to Leibniz. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1980.
  • _____. "Philosophical and Scientific Pointers to Creatio Ex Nihilo." Journal of the American Scientific Affiliation. 32 (March 1980): 5-13.
  • _____. Reasonable Faith: Christian Truth and Apologetics. Rev. ed. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, 1994.
  • _____, and Q. Smith. Theism, Atheism and Big Bang Cosmology. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1993.
  • Dembski, William A., ed. Mere Creation: Science, Faith and Intelligent Design. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1998.
  • Frame, John M. Apologetics to the Glory of God: An Introduction. Phillipsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed, 1994.
  • _____. Cornelius Van Til: An Analysis of His Thought. Phillipsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed, 1995.
  • Geehan, E.R., ed. Jerusalem and Athens: Critical Discussions on the Philosophy and Apologetics of Cornelius Van Til. Phillipsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed, 1971.
  • Geisler, Norman. Baker Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1999.
  • _____. Christian Apologetics. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1976.
  • _____, and Ron Brooks. When Skeptics Ask: A Handbook on Christian Evidences. Wheaton, IL: Victor Books, 1990.
  • Hackett, Stuart C. The Resurrection of Theism: Prolegomena to Christian Apology. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1982.
  • Lewis, Gordon R. Testing Christianity's Truth Claims: Approaches to Christian Apologetics. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1990.
  • Mayers, Ronald B. Balanced Apologetics: Using Evidences and Presuppositions in Defense of the Faith. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 1984.
  • McDowell, Josh. Evidence that Demands a Verdict, Volume II: Historical Evidences for the Christian Faith. Rev. ed. San Bernardino, CA: Here's Life Publishers, 1981.
  • McGrath, Alister E. Intellectuals Don't Need God & Other Modern Myths. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1993.
  • Miethe, Terry L., and Gary R. Habermas. Why Believe? God Exists! Rethinking the Case for God and Christianity. Joplin, MO: College Press, 1993.
  • Montgomery, John Warwick. Defending the Gospel Through the Centuries: A History of Christian Apologetics. Audiocassettes. Newport Beach, CA: Institute for Law and Theology, 1981.
  • _____. Faith Founded on Fact: Essays in Evidential Apologetics. Nashville, TN:, Thomas Nelson, 1978.
  • _____, ed. Christianity for the Tough Minded. Minneapolis: Bethany Fellowship, 1973.
  • _____, ed. Evidence for Faith: Deciding the God Question. Dallas: Probe Books, 1991.
  • Moreland, J.P. Love Your God with All Your Mind. Colorado Springs, CO: 1997.
  • _____. Scaling the Secular City: A Defense of Christianity. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1987.
  • _____, ed. The Creation Hypothesis: Scientific Evidence for an Intelligent Designer. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1994.
  • Nash, Ronald. Faith & Reason: Searching for a Rational Faith. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1988.
  • Purtill, Richard L. Reason to Believe. Grand Rapids, Eerdmans, 1974.
  • Ramm, Bernard. Protestant Christian Evidences. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1954.
  • _____. Types of Apologetic Systems: An Introductory Study to the Christian Philosophy of Religion. Wheaton, IL: Van Kampen Press, 1953.
  • _____. Varieties of Christian Apologetics: An Introduction to the Christian Philosophy of Religion. Rev. ed. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1961.
  • Ross, Hugh. The Creator and the Cosmos: How the Greatest Scientific Discoveries of the Century Reveal God. Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress, 1993.
  • Schaeffer, Francis A. Escape from Reason. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1968.
  • _____. The God Who is There. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1968.
  • _____. He is There and He is Not Silent. Wheaton, IL: Tyndale, 1972.
  • Smith, Wilbur M. Therefore Stand: Christian Apologetics. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1976.
  • Sproul, R.C., John Gerstner, and Arthur Lindsley. Classical Apologetics: A Rational Defense of the Christian Faith and A Critique of Presuppositional Apologetics. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1984.
  • Van Til, Cornelius. Christian Apologetics. Phillipsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed, 1975.
  • _____. A Christian Theory of Knowledge. Phillipsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed, 1969.
  • _____. The Defense of the Faith. 3d ed. Phillipsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed, 1967.
  • Zuck, Roy B., gen. ed. Vital Apologetic Issues: Examining Reason and Revelation in Biblical Perspective. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 1995.

ADVANCED

  • Dembski, William A. The Design Inference: Eliminating Chance Through Small Probabilities. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998.
  • Craig, William Lane. The Kalam Cosmological Argument. New York: Macmillan, 1979.
  • Geisler, Norman, and Winfried Corduan. Philosophy of Religion. 2d ed. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1988.
  • Plantinga, Alvin. God, Freedom, and Evil. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1977.
  • _____. God and Other Minds: A Study of the Rational Justification of Belief in God. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1967.
  • _____. The Nature of Necessity. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 1974.
  • Plantinga, Alvin, and Nicholas Wolterstorff, eds. Faith and Rationality: Reason and Belief in God. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1983.
  • Swinburne, Richard. The Coherence of Theism. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 1977.
  • _____. The Existence of God. New York: Oxford University Press, 1979.
  • _____. Faith and Reason. New York: Oxford University Press, 1981.
  • Thaxton, Charles B., Walter L. Bradley, and Roger L. Olsen. The Mystery of Life's Origin: Reassessing Current Theories. New York: Philosophical Library, 1984.

*Works from the evidential, presuppositional, and combinational perspectives are included in this bibliography.
Revision Date: 05/22/98
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