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Outreach 2022 Resource of the Year (Apologetics)2021 Book Award Winner, The Gospel Coalition (Evangelism & Apologetics)Christianity Today 2022 Book Award Finalist (Apologetics & Evangelism)Southwestern Journal of Theology 2021 Book Award (Honorable Mention, Christian Worldview/Apologetics)It has never been more important to articulate the wonder and enchantment of the Christian message. Yet the traditional approaches of apologetics are often outmoded in an age of profound disenchantment and distraction, unable to meet this pressing need.This winsome apologetics book for a new generation makes the case that Christianity offers a compelling explanatory framework for making sense of our world. Pastor and writer Gavin Ortlund believes it is essential to appeal not only to the mind but also to the heart and the imagination as we articulate the beauty of the gospel.Why God Makes Sense in a World That Doesn't reimagines four classical theistic argumentscosmological, teleological, moral, and Christologicalmaking a cumulative case for God as the best framework for understanding the storied nature of reality. The book suggests that Christian theism can explain such things as the elegance of math, the beauty of music, and the value of love. It is suitable for use in classes yet accessibly written, making it a perfect resource for churches and small groups.
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About the Author
Gavin Ortlund (PhD, Fuller Theological Seminary) is a scholar, pastor, and writer with a growing profile among the next generation of Christian apologists and philosophers. He serves as senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Ojai in Ojai, California, and is the author of a number of books, including Retrieving Augustine's Doctrine of Creation, Theological Retrieval for Evangelicals, and Finding the Right Hills to Die On: The Case for Theological Triage. He blogs at gavinortlund.com.