God Is Great, God Is Good: Why Believing in God Is Reasonable and Responsible

God Is Great, God Is Good: Why Believing in God Is Reasonable and Responsible

by William Lane Craig
     
 

2011 Outreach Magazine Book Award winner!

2010 Christianity Today Book Award winner!

The days have passed when the goodness of God--indeed, the reality of God itself--could reasonably be called a consensus opinion. God's reputation has come under considerable review in recent days, with some going so far as to say that it's not we who've made a mess of things.

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2011 Outreach Magazine Book Award winner!

2010 Christianity Today Book Award winner!

The days have passed when the goodness of God--indeed, the reality of God itself--could reasonably be called a consensus opinion. God's reputation has come under considerable review in recent days, with some going so far as to say that it's not we who've made a mess of things. Instead whatever it is we call God is to blame.

But is such an opinion really a fair assessment? In this magisterial collection, the contemporary complaints against belief in God are addressed with intellectual passion and rigor by some of the most astute theological and philosophical minds of the day:

J. P. MorelandPaul MoserJohn PolkinghorneMichael BeheMichael J. MurrayAlister McGrathPaul CopanJerry WallsCharles TaliaferroScot McKnightGary HabermasMark MittelbergChad MeisterWilliam Lane Craig

Including an interview by Gary Habermas with noted convert to theism Antony Flew, and a direct critical response to Richard Dawkins's God Delusion by Alvin Plantinga, God Is Great, God Is Good offers convincing and compelling reassurance that though the world has changed, God has not.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780830837267
Publisher:
InterVarsity Press
Publication date:
10/15/2009
Pages:
265
Sales rank:
1,105,397
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

IntroductionPart One: God Is
1 Richard Dawkins on Arguments for God
William Lane Craig
2 The Image of God and the Failure of Scientific Atheism
J. P. Moreland
3 Evidence of a Morally Perfect God
Paul K. MoserPart Two: God Is Great
4 God and Physics
John Polkinghorne
5 God and Evolution
Michael J. Behe
6 Evolutionary Explanations of Religion?
Michael J. MurrayPart Three: God Is Good
7 God, Evil and Morality
Chad Meister
8 Is Religion Evil?
Alister McGrath
9 Are Old Testament Laws Evil?
Paul Copan
10 How Could God Create Hell?
Jerry L. WallsPart Four: Why It Matters
11 Recognizing Divine Revelation
Charles Taliaferro
12 The Messiah You Never Expected
Scot McKnight
13 Tracing Jesus' Resurrection to Its Earliest Eyewitness Accounts
Gary R. Habermas
14 Why Faith in Jesus Matters
Mark Mittelberg
Postscript: My Pilgrimage from Atheism to Theism
Antony Flew (with Gary Habermas)
Appendix A: The Dawkins Confusion: Naturalism "Ad Absurdum": Review of
Richard Dawkins's The God Delusion
Alvin Plantinga
Contributors
Index

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