Letters From a Skeptic
Greg Boyd longed for his father to know Christ. But as a former atheist turned believer, Greg understood Ed Boyds reservations. So he offered a unique invitation: His father could write Greg with any questions on Christianity, and he would...
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Greg Boyd longed for his father to know Christ. But as a former atheist turned believer, Greg understood Ed Boyds reservations. So he offered a unique invitation: His father could write Greg with any questions on Christianity, and he would in turn deliver a thoughtful response. What began as an intimate correspondence between father and son soon captivated seekers everywhere.
Greg Boyd and his father, Ed, were on opposite sides of a great divide. Greg was a newfound Christian, while his father was a longtime agnostic. So Greg offered his father an invitation: Ed could write with any questions on Christianity, and his son would offer a response.
Letters from a Skeptic contains this special correspondence. The letters tackle some of today's toughest challenges facing Christianity, including
Do all non-Christians go to hell?
How can we believe a man rose from the dead?
Why is the world so full of suffering?
How do we know the Bible was divinely inspired?
Does God know the future?
Each response offers insights into the big questions, while delivering intelligent answers that connect with both the heart and mind. Whether you're a skeptic, a believer, or just unsure, these letters can provide a practical, common-sense guide to the Christian faith.
Gregory A. Boyd (Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary) is a pastor at Woodland Hills Church in St. Paul, Minnesota. Previously, he was a professor of theology at Bethel College, also in St. Paul. His books include Cynic, Sage or Son of God?, Recovering the Real Jesus in an Age of Revisionist Replies, Letters from a Skeptic, God of the Possible, Repenting of Religion, Seeing is Believing, Escaping the Matrix, Is God to Blame?, and God at War and Satan and the Problem of Evil.
Koorong -Editorial Review.
Edward K. Boyd was a sales administrator best known for co authoring the book Letters from a Skeptic with his son, the Rev. Greg Boyd of Woodland Hills Church in Maplewood.