When God Goes to Starbucks: A Guide to Everyday Apologetics

When God Goes to Starbucks: A Guide to Everyday Apologetics

by Paul Copan
     
 

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Paul Copan offers readers solid and caring Christian responses to the many issues and concerns that are being discussed in Starbucks, shopping malls, youth groups, and schools.See more details below

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Paul Copan offers readers solid and caring Christian responses to the many issues and concerns that are being discussed in Starbucks, shopping malls, youth groups, and schools.

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Publishers Weekly

Copan, a professor of philosophy and ethics at Palm Beach Atlantic University, submits an excellent and comprehensive resource to help Christians contend with controversial questions about their faith. Copan writes eloquently and respectfully on social and moral themes: when is lying biblically acceptable? why does a sovereign god demand worship from humanity? how can Christians believe theirs is the only way to heaven? what does God have to say about homosexuality and same-sex marriage? Though each topic is approached with care, Copan does not flinch from a biblical stance and delineates each problem with exemplary thoroughness. Thoughtful readers will find great value in his approach to unpacking Christian slogans as related to truth and reality, worldviews and religious belief systems. He expertly unmasks the problematic "personal autonomy" philosophy that makes "sweeping relativistic claims, but then tacks on absolute, inviolable standards at the end." Copan's skillful approach to apologetics provides ample information on hot-topic themes, but some readers may not be up to the challenge of slowly digesting his thought-provoking, weighty explanations. (Aug.)

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585589500
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/01/2008
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
16,811
File size:
1 MB

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