YGod: An Intelligent Discussion on the Relevance of Faith

YGod: An Intelligent Discussion on the Relevance of Faith

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YGod: An Intelligent Discussion on the Relevance of Faith by Danielle D'Souza

"Faith is a dynamic thing, a lively thing, of asking questions and finding answers," says Danielle D'Souza. In Y God, she addresses more than thirty of the most interesting and pressing questions being asked about God by believers and skeptics alike. Rather than coming across as having all the answers, Danielle puts her ideas in the form of a conversation. Yet at her core she has convictions that come from a faith rooted in her heart as well as her head. Y God will appeal to Millennials (the Y generation) and anyone who has ever had doubts about the biblical story of God. Questions include:

Is faith reasonable?
Are miracles really possible?
Is the Bible literally true?
Is God the author of morality?
Are other religions false?
Is America a "Christian nation"?
Does anyone deserve hell?
Why do people become atheists?
Is science at war with religion?
Is evolution compatible with the Bible?
If Jesus did exist, who was he?
How would Christianity change my life?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441224781
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/05/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Danielle D'Souza, the daughter of Dinesh D'Souza, attends Bishop's School in La Jolla. She is a straight-A student who likes reading, modern dance, travel, and playing with her dog, Bella. She is active in her school chapel program and attends Horizon North County, a Calvary Chapel church in the San Diego area. This is her first book.

Table of Contents

Foreword Dinesh D'Souza 9

Introduction 11

1 Is Faith Reasonable? 13

2 Is Science at War with Religion? 21

3 What Does the Big Bang Say About Creation? 27

4 Is There Proof That God Made the World for Our Sake? 33

5 Does Evolution Contradict the Bible? 39

6 Did Christians Persecute Galileo? 49

7 Was Jesus an Historical Person? 57

8 If Jesus Did Exist, Who Was He? 67

9 Were Adam and Eve Real People? 81

10 Is the Bible Literally True? 87

11 Did the Resurrection Really Happen? 95

12 Are Miracles Really Possible? 103

13 Can God Create a Stone Bigger Than He Can Lift? 109

14 How Do We Know What Comes After Death? 115

15 How Do We Know That We Have Souls? 121

16 Is God the Author of Morality? 127

17 Why Didn't God Prevent the Holocaust? 133

18 Are Natural Disasters "Acts of God"? 141

19 Are Other Religions False? 149

20 Do Jews, Muslims and Hindus Go to Heaven? 155

21 Does Anyone Deserve Hell? 163

22 Isn't Religion a Source of Division, War and Oppression? 171

23 What Has Christianity Done for the World? 177

24 Is America a "Christian Nation"? 183

25 Should Church and State Be Separate? 189

26 Should Christians Be Republicans or Democrats? 195

27 What's Wrong with Homosexuality? 201

28 Why Does the Old Testament God Seem Like a Monster? 207

29 Why Does God Appear to Some People But Not to Others? 213

30 Why Pray When Prayers Aren't Always Answered? 219

31 Why Do People Become Atheists? 227

32 How Would Christianity Change My Life? 235

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
What a welcome surprise to see an apologetic book which is written for a teen by a teen. One of the greatest aspects of Y God is that it is engaging and written with simplicity. The purpose of the book is not to convince teens about God, or to prove anything beyond a shadow of a doubt, but to bring logical; practical answers to 32 of the most compelling questions that both believers and skeptics have about God and faith. Y God is wonderfully written and a must read for every teenager. Y God gives conversation to teens regarding the toughest of questions and brings a fresh approach to every question.