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Building Belief: Constructing Faith from the Ground Up

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It can be hard to share faith with others, especially when people can't agree on whether there is even any actual truth. With that in mind, Chad Meister has developed a simple, logical way for you to help others move past relativism to a place where Christian belief makes sense: the Apologetics Pyramid.In Building Belief, Meister leads you up each step of the pyramid, beginning where many find themselves today—doubting if anything is really true. From there, he powerfully builds a case for absolute truth, the ...

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Overview

It can be hard to share faith with others, especially when people can't agree on whether there is even any actual truth. With that in mind, Chad Meister has developed a simple, logical way for you to help others move past relativism to a place where Christian belief makes sense: the Apologetics Pyramid.In Building Belief, Meister leads you up each step of the pyramid, beginning where many find themselves today—doubting if anything is really true. From there, he powerfully builds a case for absolute truth, the existence of God, universal morals and values, the reliability and divine inspiration of the Bible, the resurrection of Christ, and ultimately, the good news that Jesus is the Son of God who offers salvation to the world.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781606087992
  • Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
  • Publication date: 6/1/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 228
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Chad V. Meister, PhD, is Professor of Philosophy at Bethel College. He is former head of Defenders, an apologetics ministry at Willow Creek Community Church. Chad developed the Apologetics Pyramid method highlighted in this book, which is based on his own journey from a spiritually seeking engineer to a convinced Christian philosopher. He has written or edited ten books, including: God is Great, God is Good: Why Believing in God is Reasonable and Responsible, co-edited with William Craig (IVP, 2009), Introducing Philosophy of Religion (Routledge, 2008), Reasons for Faith: Making a Case for the Christian Faith, co-edited with Norman Geisler (Crossway, 2007), and Evil: A Guide for the Perplexed (Continuum, forthcoming). He is also book review editor for Philosophia Christi.

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