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Truth in a Culture of Doubt

Truth in a Culture of Doubt

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All too often Christians, and even Christian leaders, don’t know how to deal with skeptical challenges of the Bible and the Christian faith. Few churches address the historical questions about the Bible and the theological questions concerning the God who, believers claim, has inspired the Bible. Too often Christian scholarship has been kept at arm’s length and even viewed with suspicion by the church. Speaking and writing in this kind of environment, Bart Ehrman—professor at UNC-Chapel Hill and author of four New York Times bestsellers—has found a captive audience. Ehrman’s popularity is due in large part to the fact that he is talking about things most people never learned about in church. Some have long given up on Christianity, and Ehrman is only reinforcing their decision to depart from their Christian upbringing. Others are trying to reconcile their faith with rational arguments and find Ehrman’s books both interesting and disturbing if not appealing.

    
Truth in a Culture of Doubt takes a closer look at the key arguments skeptical scholars such as Ehrman keep repeating in radio interviews, debates, and in his their popular writings. If you are looking for insightful responses to critical arguments from a biblical perspective, easily accessible and thoughtfully presented, this book is for you. This is the first book to provide a comprehensive response to Ehrman’s popular works. It is presented in such a way that readers can either read straight through the book or use it as a reference when particular questions arise. Responding to skeptical scholars such as Ehrman, Truth in a Culture of Doubt takes readers on a journey to explain topics such as the Bible’s origins, the copying of the Bible, alleged contradictions in Scripture, and the relationship between God and evil. Written for all serious students of Scripture, this book will enable you to know how to respond to a wide variety of critical arguments raised against the reliability of Scripture and the truthfulness of Christianity.


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All too often Christians, and even Christian leaders, don’t know how to deal with skeptical challenges of the Bible and the Christian faith. Few churches address the historical questions about the Bible and the theological questions concerning the God who, believers claim, has inspired the Bible. Too often Christian scholarship has been kept at arm’s length and even viewed with suspicion by the church. Speaking and writing in this kind of environment, Bart Ehrman—professor at UNC-Chapel Hill and author of four New York Times bestsellers—has found a captive audience. Ehrman’s popularity is due in large part to the fact that he is talking about things most people never learned about in church. Some have long given up on Christianity, and Ehrman is only reinforcing their decision to depart from their Christian upbringing. Others are trying to reconcile their faith with rational arguments and find Ehrman’s books both interesting and disturbing if not appealing.

    
Truth in a Culture of Doubt takes a closer look at the key arguments skeptical scholars such as Ehrman keep repeating in radio interviews, debates, and in his their popular writings. If you are looking for insightful responses to critical arguments from a biblical perspective, easily accessible and thoughtfully presented, this book is for you. This is the first book to provide a comprehensive response to Ehrman’s popular works. It is presented in such a way that readers can either read straight through the book or use it as a reference when particular questions arise. Responding to skeptical scholars such as Ehrman, Truth in a Culture of Doubt takes readers on a journey to explain topics such as the Bible’s origins, the copying of the Bible, alleged contradictions in Scripture, and the relationship between God and evil. Written for all serious students of Scripture, this book will enable you to know how to respond to a wide variety of critical arguments raised against the reliability of Scripture and the truthfulness of Christianity.

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Meet the Authors

Andreas J Kostenberger

Andreas J. Kostenberger (Drs., Vienna University of Economics, Ph.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is Professor of New Testament/Director of Ph.D. Studies at South East Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest. He is also the editor of the Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, and the author of numerous books including The Gospel of John (Baker Exegetical Commentary of the New Testament) Encountering the Gospel of John, The Book Study Concordance of the Greek New Testament, and The Missions of Jesus and the Disciples according to the Fourth Gospel.

He also translated Adolf Schlatter's two-volume New Testament Theology. His current publications include The Pastoral Epistles (Revised Expositor's Bible Commentary); A Theology of John's Gospel and Letters: The Word, the Christ, the Son of Godand The Cradle, The Cross and The Crown.
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Darrell L Bock

Darrell L.Bock (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen) is Research Professor of New Testament Studies, Professor of Spiritual Development and Culture (CCL) at Dallas Theological Seminary. Dr. Bock has earned international recognition as a Humboldt Scholar (Tubingen University in Germany).He is the author or editor of many books, including the two-volume commentary on Luke and the volume on Acts (Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament series), Jesus according to Scripture, The Missing Gospels, Jesus in Context, and Studying the Historical Jesus.

Josh Chatraw

Josh Chatraw (Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary) is the pastor of preaching and students at First Baptist Church in Dublin, Georgia as well as adjunct professor at Brewton-Parker College, Zambia International Bible College, and Liberty University.

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Readable responses to critical arguments against the Bible
5 stars By Matthew, Sep 12 2015
Anyone who has seen a presentation by Dr. Bart Ehrman would know he is a very well spoken, knowledgeable scholar of biblical languages and text criticism (analysing bible manuscripts in original and other ancient languages). 
Frankly, his arguments and presentations are clever, complex and scholarly, but are presented at a "popular" level.

However, the authors of this book are also world class scholars in text criticism (analysis) and biblical languages. They are also evangelical Christians committed to the Bible as the Word of God.
Therefore, the authors present a response, scholarly but at a "popular" and readable level, to Dr. Ehrman's arguments.

If you have been challenged or confronted by challenges to the Bible by Dr. Ehrman, this is a very readable resource with an opposing (evangelical Christian) perspective. 
Also, the authors expose some of the philosophical assumptions and background and limitations of Dr. Ehrman's perspective. 

The book is probably most helpful for people familiar with Bart Ehrman's work, however would be useful for any Christian seeking to understand topics including: God and suffering, bible contradictions, manuscript contradictions, forging of New Testament documents, and reasons to believe.

An excellent, readable resource to build confidence in the trustworthiness of the Bible.
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  • Catalogue Code 401304
  • Product Code 9781433684043
  • ISBN 1433684047
  • EAN 9781433684043
  • Pages 224
  • Department Academic
  • Category Theology
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Broadman & Holman Academic
  • Publication Date Sep 2014
  • Sales Rank #69284
  • Dimensions 226 x 152 x 10 mm
  • Weight 0.299kg

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