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The Case for Christ:  A Journalist's Personal Investigation of the Evidence for Jesus
The Case for Christ A Journalist's Personal Investigation of the Evidence for Jesus
Author: Lee Strobel
Using the dramatic scenario of an investigative journalist pursuing his story and leads, Lee Strobel uses his experience as a reporter for the Chicago Tribune to interview experts about the evidence for Christ from the fields of science, philosophy, and history. Winner of the Gold Medallion Book Award and twice nominated for the Christian Book o...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780310209300
ISBN-10: 0310209307
Publication Date: 9/1/1998
Pages: 304
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3.9 stars, based on 159 ratings
Publisher: Zondervan
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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The evidences for Christ and His claims are all there. The only choice is whether to ignore them or not. Strobel brings it all together in a concise, convincing manner to fortify the position that Christianity is not "blind" faith, as some would call it, but instead is a "reasonable" faith, based on solid, unquestionable evidence.

Whether you are simply curious about the Christian faith, or an outright skeptic, this book will give you the facts.
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A wonderful book for anyone from a new Christian burdened with questions to an experienced apologist looking for a way to share the faith to a non-Christian with an academic interest in the Christian perspective. It's clear, written in a language those unfamiliar with Christian terms can understand, unoffensive and catering to those with genuine skepticism and a thirst for information. I'd recommend it for anyone, whatever their religion, as a good resource for understand the Christian worldview and tackling difficult theological questions.
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This is an AMAZING book, written from a factual and no-nonsense point of view. If you have questions, Lee has answers.
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The author of this book was an atheist who set out to prove that Jesus could not possibly be who he claimed, the Son of God. In the process, he not only became convinced of Christ's divinity, he became a Christian. A very carefully thought out presentation of the evidence, both in the Bible and outside, concerning Jesus. Not only that, well written and engaging, too!
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Good evidence more for understanding if you already believe. Kinda one sided. Recommended.
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This was a very interesting book and I read it in one day. I plan to pass it on to a friend but just have not done it. Sometimes I look back for reference to his investigations. I did not a lot of what was in this but once I read it I wanted to read more.
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I found this book to be babyish and self-serving. I have a strong belief in God and wanted to read this book to find out more about the evidence out there on Jesus. I think I could have easily read the work of each of the folks he interviewed and found out what he found out. He tries to make it seem like he did all of this investigative interviewing and that he is so much more discriminating in his information gathering than most people but all he did was go and talk to various research professors and write down what they said. Then to make it even more annoying, at the end of each chapter he has several reflective questions for the reader about the information and its results on their belief in God. It didn't leave me with the impression that he tries to set which is that he is writing the book from the perspective of an unbiased reporter/attorney pulling out the truth regardless of his stance on it. I did learn many things that I did not know previously but I found the authors writing style very condescending which made reading it difficult and took me longer than most books to finish.


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