The Case for Christ: A Journalist's Personal Investigation of the Evidence for Jesus (Case for ... Series)
The Case for Christ A Journalist's Personal Investigation of the Evidence for Jesus - Case for ... Series Author:Lee Strobel Is there credible evidence that Jesus of Nazareth really is the Son of God? Retracing his own spiritual journey from atheism to faith, Lee Strobel, former legal editor of the Chicago Tribune, cross-examines a dozen experts with doctorates from schools like Cambridge, Princeton, and Brandeis who are recognized authorities in their own fields. S... more »trobel challenges them with questions like, How reliable is the New Testament? Does evidence for Jesus exist outside the Bible? Is there any reason to believe the resurrection was an actual event? Winner of the Gold Medallion Book Award and twice nominated for the Christian Book of the Year Award, Strobel?s tough, point-blank questions read like a captivating, fast-paced novel. But it?s not fiction. It?s a riveting quest for the truth about history?s most compelling figure. The new edition includes scores of revisions and additions, including updated material on archaeological and manuscript discoveries, fresh recommendations for further study, and an interview with the author that tells dramatic stories about the book's impact, provides behind-the-scenes information, and responds to critiques of the book by skeptics. As The Case for Christ and its ancillary resources approach 10 million copies in print, this updated edition will prove even more valuable to contemporary readers.« less
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.
Susan B. reviewed The Case for Christ: A Journalist's Personal Investigation of the Evidence for Jesus (Case for ... Series) on + 7 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 10
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.
Heather B. reviewed The Case for Christ: A Journalist's Personal Investigation of the Evidence for Jesus (Case for ... Series) on + 8 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 6
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!