What's So Great about Christianity Study Guide: Your Guide to Answering the New Atheists

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A study guide designed to help you get the most out of Dinesh D’Souza’s What’s So Great About Christianity, a New York Times best seller that objectively examines the arguments and rhetoric surrounding the current atheist-led debate about the legitimacy of God and Christianity. The 13 sessions can be used for individual or group study. Tyndale House Publishers
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Overview

A study guide designed to help you get the most out of Dinesh D’Souza’s What’s So Great About Christianity, a New York Times best seller that objectively examines the arguments and rhetoric surrounding the current atheist-led debate about the legitimacy of God and Christianity. The 13 sessions can be used for individual or group study. Tyndale House Publishers
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781414332109
  • Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers
  • Publication date: 12/1/2009
  • Edition description: Study Guid
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 1,351,558
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface

A Note on the Interpretation of Scripture v

Preface A Challenge to Believers-and Unbelievers vii

Part I The Future of Christianity

Chapter 1 The Twilight of Atheism: The Global Triumph of Christianity 3

Chapter 2 Survival of the Sacred: Why Religion is Winning 7

Chapter 3 God is not Great: The Atheist Assault on Religion 11

Chapter 4 Miseducating the Young: Saving Children from Their Parents 17

Part II Christianity and the West

Chapter 5 Render unto Caesar: The Spiritual Basis of Limited Government 25

Chapter 6 The Evil That I Would Not: Christianity and Human Fallibility 31

Chapter 7 Created Equal: The Origin of Human Dignity 35

Part III Christianity and Science

Chapter 8 Christianity and Reason: The Theological Roots of Science 41

Chapter 9 From Logos to Cosmos: Christianity and The Invention of Invention 45

Chapter 10 An Atheist Fable: Reopening the Galileo Case 49

Part IV The Argument from Design

Chapter 11 A Universe with a Beginning: God and the Astronomers 57

Chapter 12 A Designer Planet: Man's Special Place in Creation 61

Chapter 13 Paley Was Right: Evolution and the Argument from Design 67

Chapter 14 The Genesis Problem: The Methodological Atheism of Science 73

Part V Christianity and Philosophy

Chapter 15 The World Beyond Our Senses: Kant and the Limits of Reason 79

Chapter 16 In the Belly of the Whale: Why Miracles are Possible 83

Chapter 17 A Skeptic's Wager: Pascal and the Reasonableness of Faith 87

Part VI Christianity and Suffering

Chapter 18 Rethinking the Inquisition: The Exaggerated Crimes of Religion 93

Chapter 19 A License to Kill:Atheism and the Mass Murders of History 95

Part VII Christianity and Morality

Chapter 20 Natural Law and Divine Law: The Objective Foundations of Morality 101

Chapter 21 The Ghost in The Machine: Why Man is More Than Matter 105

Chapter 22 The Imperial "I": When the Self Becomes the Arbiter of Morality 109

Chapter 23 Opiate of the Morally Corrupt: Why Unbelief Is So Appealing 113

Chapter 24 The Problem of Evil: Where is Atheism When Bad Things Happen? 119

Part VIIl Christianity and You

Chapter 25 Jesus among other Gods; The Uniqueness of Christianity 125

Chapter 26 A Foretaste of Eternity: How Christianity Can Change Your Life 129

Notes 133

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