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The History of Apologetics: A Biographical and Methodological Introduction

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Explore Apologetics through the Lives of History's Great Apologists The History of Apologetics follows the great apologists in the history of the church to understand how they approached the task of apologetics in their own cultural and theological context....


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Explore Apologetics through the Lives of History's Great Apologists

The History of Apologetics follows the great apologists in the history of the church to understand how they approached the task of apologetics in their own cultural and theological context. Each chapter looks at the life of a well-known apologist from history, unpacks their methodology, and details how they approached the task of defending the faith.

By better understanding how apologetics has been done, readers will be better able to grasp the contextualized nature of apologetics and apply those insights to today's context.

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Explore Apologetics through the Lives of History's Great Apologists


The History of Apologetics follows the great apologists in the history of the church to understand how they approached the task of apologetics in their own cultural and theological context. Each chapter looks at the life of a well-known apologist from history, unpacks their methodology, and details how they approached the task of defending the faith.


By better understanding how apologetics has been done, readers will be better able to grasp the contextualized nature of apologetics and apply those insights to today's context. The History of Apologetics covers forty-four apologists including:


Part One: Patristic Apologists

Justin Martyr by Gerald Bray Irenaeus of Lyons by Stephen O. Presley Athenagoras of Athens by W. Brian Shelton Tertullian of Carthage by Bryan M. Litfin Origen by A. Chadwick Thornhill Athanasius of Alexandria by Jonathan Morgan Augustine of Hippo by Chad Meister
Part Two: Medieval Apologists

John of Damascus by Daniel J. Janosik Theodore Abu Qurrah by Byard Bennett Timothy I of Baghdad by Edward L. Smither and Trevor Castor Anselm of Canterbury by Edward N. Martin and Steven B. Cowan Saint Thomas Aquinas by Francis J. Beckwith and Shawn Floyd Ramon Lull by Greg Peters Gregory Palamas by Byard Bennett
Part Three: Early Modern Apologists

Hugo Grotius by Brian Baise Blaise Pascal by Tyler Dalton McNabb and Michael R. DeVito Jonathan Edwards by Michael McClymond William Paley by Charles Taliaferro Joseph Butler by David McNaughton
Part Four: 19th C. Apologists

Simon Greenleaf by Craig A. Parton John Henry Newman by Corneliu C. Simu? Søren Kierkegaard by Sean A. Turchin and Christian Kettering James Orr by Ronnie Campbell
Part Five: 20th C. American Apologists

Cornelius Van Til by K. Scott Oliphint Gordon Haddon Clark by Robert A. Weathers Francis A. Schaeffer by William Edgar Edward John Carnell by Steven A. Hein
Part Six: 20th C. European Apologists

Dorothy Sayers by Amy Orr-Ewing Dietrich Bonhoeffer by Matthew D. Kirkpatrick Lesslie Newbigin by Krish Kandiah
Part Seven: Contemporary Apologists

John Warwick Montgomery by Craig A. Parton Charles Taylor by Bruce Riley Ashford and Matthew Ng Alvin Plantinga by James Beilby Richard Swinburne by Greg Welty Ravi Zacharias by Jo Vitale and Vince Vitale William Lane Craig by R. Keith Loftin Gary R. Habermas by W. David Beck and Benjamin C. F. Shaw Timothy Keller by Joshua D. Chatraw Alister E. McGrath by James K. Dew and Jordan Steffaniak

-Publisher

PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 559992
  • Product Code 9780310559412
  • ISBN 0310559413
  • EAN 9780310559412
  • UPC 025986559410
  • Pages 848
  • Department Academic
  • Category Apologetic
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Zondervan Academic
  • Publication Date Jun 2020
  • Sales Rank 48558
  • Dimensions 236 x 160 x 43mm
  • Weight 1.197kg
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  • :ch. 1justin Martyr (100-165)gerald Bray (d.litt., University Of Paris - Sorbonne) Is Research Professor Of Divinity, History, And Doctrine At Beeson School Of Divinity. He Edited Galatians, Ephesians, The First Volume Of The Reformation Commentary On Scripture (ivp). His Systematic Theology God Is Love Was Released By Crossway In 2012, And His Historical Theology God Has Spoken Was Published In 2014.beeson School Of Divinity
  • Ch. 2irenaeus (130-202)john Behr (d.phil., Oxford) Is Dean, Rector, And Director Of The Master Of Theology Program And Professor Of Patristics At St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary. Pending
  • Ch. 3athenagoras Athens (133-190)w. Brian Shelton (ph.d., Saint Louis University) Is Provost And Professor Of Theology And Church History At Toccoa Falls College. He Has Published Principally On Early Christianity In The West, Including Martyrdom From Exegesis In Hippolytus: An Early Church Presbyter's Commentary On Daniel (paternoster, 2008) And 'irenaeus' In Shapers Of Christian Orthodoxy (ivp, 2010). Toccoa Falls College
  • Ch. 4tertullian (160-220)bryan Litfin (ph.d., University Of Virginia) Is Professor Of Theology At Moody Bible Institute In Chicago. He Is Author Of Early Martyr Stories: An Evangelical Introduction (baker, 2014) And Getting To Know The Church Fathers (brazos, 2007). Moody Bible Institute
  • Ch. 5origen (185-254)chad Thornhill (ph.d., Liberty) Is Associate Professor Of Apologetics And Biblical Studies And Chair Of Theological Studies At Liberty University. Liberty University
  • Ch. 6athanasius Of Alexandria (296-373)peter Leithart (ph.d., University Of Cambridge) Pending
  • Ch. 7augustine (354-430)chad Meister (ph.d., Marquette University) Is Professor Of Philosophy And Theology At Bethel College. His Publications Include Contemporary Philosophical Theology (routledge), Christian Thought: A Historical Introduction (routledge), And The Cambridge Companion To Christian Philosophical Theology (cambridge University Press). He Is Also General Co-editor Of The Books Series, Cambridge Studies In Religion, Philosophy, And Society.bethel College
  • Part 2: Medieval Apologists
  • Ch. 8john Of Damascus (676-749)daniel Janosik (ph.d., London School Of Theology) Is Professor Of Apologetics And Intercultural Studies At Columbia International University. His Dissertation Research Was Titled, John Of Damascus: First Apologist To The Muslims. Columbia International University
  • Ch. 9theodore Abu Qurra (750-820)byard Bennett (ph.d., University Of Toronto) Is Professor Of Historical And Philosophical Theology At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary.grand Rapids Theological Seminary
  • Ch. 10timothy Of Baghdad (727-823)edward L. Smither (phd, University Of Wales-trinity St. David; Phd, University Of Pretoria) Is Professor Of Intercultural Studies At Columbia International University And The Author Of Augustine As Mentor: A Model For Preparing Spiritual Leaders, Brazilian Evangelical Missions In The Arab World, And Translator Of François Decret’s Early Christianity In North Africa.columbia International University
  • Ch. 11anselm Of Canterbury (1033-1109)tbd
  • Ch. 12thomas Aquinas (1225-1274)francis Beckwith (ph.d., Fordham University) Is Professor Of Philosophy And Church-state Studies, And Associate Director Of Graduate Studies At Baylor University; And Shawn Floyd (ph.d., University Of St. Louis) Is Professor Of Philosophy At Malone University. Baylor University; Malone University
  • Ch. 13ramon Lull (1232-1316)greg Peters (ph.d., University Of St. Michael's College, Toronto) Is Associate Professor Of Medieval And Spiritual Theology At Torrey Honors Institute, Biola University. He Is Author Of The Story Of Monasticism: Retrieving An Ancient Tradition For Contemporary Spirituality (baker, 2015), And Peter Of Damascus: Byzantine Monk And Spiritual Theologian (pontifical Institute Of Mediaeval Studies, 2011)biola University
  • Ch. 14gregory Palamas (1296-1359)byard Bennett (ph.d., University Of

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