Core Christianity: What Is Christianity All About?

Overview

There are a growing number of people who have mistaken ideas about Christianity. Why? Because the media’s politically correct agenda has redefined historical religious terms. Meanwhile, liberal Christianity denies the supernatural and explains away anything miraculous. Dr. Towns attempts to answer these problems. He takes the Bible at face value and explains Christianity’s basic concepts beginning with the premise that Christianity is a Person—Jesus Christ. Then chapter-by-chapter, he builds a coherent and ...

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Overview

There are a growing number of people who have mistaken ideas about Christianity. Why? Because the media’s politically correct agenda has redefined historical religious terms. Meanwhile, liberal Christianity denies the supernatural and explains away anything miraculous. Dr. Towns attempts to answer these problems. He takes the Bible at face value and explains Christianity’s basic concepts beginning with the premise that Christianity is a Person—Jesus Christ. Then chapter-by-chapter, he builds a coherent and consistent case so the reader will correctly understand what Christianity is all about.

  • The book gives a rational overview of Christianity so the modern mind will interact with God’s claim upon its life.
  • The book gives a comprehensive coverage of Christianity so the reader will intelligently understand what Christians believe and how they should live.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780899571096
  • Publisher: AMG Publishers
  • Publication date: 7/28/2007
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 409,880
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Elmer Towns is the dean of Liberty University’s School of Religion, where he co-founded the school with Jerry Falwell in 1971. He holds an M.A. from Southern Methodist University and a Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary, and for over thirty years he has been teaching the Bible and holding lectures at more than 50 colleges and seminaries in the United States and overseas. He is the honorary recipient of the gold-medallion author’s award; his best selling books include Fasting for Spiritual Breakthrough, My Father’s Names, The Son, and The Gospel of John: Believe and Live (AMG).

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Table of Contents


Preface     xi
Christianity Is an Astonishing Person     1
Christianity Is a Life-Changing Book     15
Christianity Is an Exclusive Salvation     27
Christianity Is a Miraculous Resurrection     39
Christianity Is a Life-Transforming Experience     51
Christianity is an Ongoing Relationship with God     59
Christianity Is a Disciplined Lifestyle     69
Christianity Is a Unique Worldview     83
Christianity Is an Interactive Community     97
Christianity Is a Practical Religion     111
Christianity Is a Movement That Transforms Culture     119
Christianity Is a Global Directive     133
Christianity Is an Ultimate Hope     147
Endnotes     157
Bibliography     159
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