The Resource Letters from a skeptic : a son wrestles with his father's questions about Christianity, Gregory A. Boyd and Edward K. Boyd

Letters from a skeptic : a son wrestles with his father's questions about Christianity, Gregory A. Boyd and Edward K. Boyd

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Letters from a skeptic : a son wrestles with his father's questions about Christianity
Title
Letters from a skeptic
Title remainder
a son wrestles with his father's questions about Christianity
Statement of responsibility
Gregory A. Boyd and Edward K. Boyd
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Language
eng
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Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
MDK
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1957-
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Boyd, Gregory A.
Dewey number
239
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Boyd, Edward K
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  • Apologetics
  • Boyd, Gregory A
  • Boyd, Edward K.
Label
Letters from a skeptic : a son wrestles with his father's questions about Christianity, Gregory A. Boyd and Edward K. Boyd
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes discussion questions
Contents
pt. 1. Questions about God -- Correspondence 1 : why has Christianity done so much harm -- Correspondence 2 : why is the world so full of suffering -- Correspondence 3 : is the risk of freedom worth all the suffering -- Correspondence 4 : does God know the future -- Correspondence 5 : why does God create earthquakes and famines -- Correspondence 6 : why did God create Satan -- Correspondence 7 : is your God all-powerful -- Correspondence 8 : why believe in God in the first place -- Correspondence 9 : couldn't it all be by chance -- Correspondence 10 : why didn't God spare your mother -- Correspondence 11 : why would an all-powerful God need prayer -- Correspondence 12 : why would God care about us little humans -- pt. 2. Questions about Jesus Christ -- Correspondence 13 : why trust the Gospel accounts -- Correspondence 14 : aren't the Gospels full of contradictions -- Correspondence 15 : who wrote the Gospels and when were they written -- Correspondence 16 : how can you believe that a man rose from the dead -- Correspondence 17 : how can you believe that man was God -- pt. 3. Questions about the Bible -- Correspondence 18 : why does God make believing in Him so difficult -- Correspondence 19 : why do you think the Bible is inspired -- Correspondence 20 : Isn't the Bible full of myths and God's vengeance -- Correspondence 21 : didn't the Catholic Church put the Bible together -- Correspondence 22 : why are there so many differing interpretations of the Bible -- Correspondence 23 : what about the "holy books" of other religions -- pt. 4. Questions about Christian life and doctrine -- Correspondence 24 : do all non-christians go to hell -- Correspondence 25 : how would an all-loving God torture people in an eternal hell -- Correspondence 26 : isn't the Christian life impossible to live -- Correspondence 27 : how can another man's death pardon me -- Correspondence 28 : how can I be holy and sinful at the same time -- Correspondence 29 : how can I be sure it's all true -- Epilogue : I believe!
Control code
ocn232636702
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
254 p.
Isbn
9781434799807
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)232636702
Label
Letters from a skeptic : a son wrestles with his father's questions about Christianity, Gregory A. Boyd and Edward K. Boyd
Publication
Note
Includes discussion questions
Contents
pt. 1. Questions about God -- Correspondence 1 : why has Christianity done so much harm -- Correspondence 2 : why is the world so full of suffering -- Correspondence 3 : is the risk of freedom worth all the suffering -- Correspondence 4 : does God know the future -- Correspondence 5 : why does God create earthquakes and famines -- Correspondence 6 : why did God create Satan -- Correspondence 7 : is your God all-powerful -- Correspondence 8 : why believe in God in the first place -- Correspondence 9 : couldn't it all be by chance -- Correspondence 10 : why didn't God spare your mother -- Correspondence 11 : why would an all-powerful God need prayer -- Correspondence 12 : why would God care about us little humans -- pt. 2. Questions about Jesus Christ -- Correspondence 13 : why trust the Gospel accounts -- Correspondence 14 : aren't the Gospels full of contradictions -- Correspondence 15 : who wrote the Gospels and when were they written -- Correspondence 16 : how can you believe that a man rose from the dead -- Correspondence 17 : how can you believe that man was God -- pt. 3. Questions about the Bible -- Correspondence 18 : why does God make believing in Him so difficult -- Correspondence 19 : why do you think the Bible is inspired -- Correspondence 20 : Isn't the Bible full of myths and God's vengeance -- Correspondence 21 : didn't the Catholic Church put the Bible together -- Correspondence 22 : why are there so many differing interpretations of the Bible -- Correspondence 23 : what about the "holy books" of other religions -- pt. 4. Questions about Christian life and doctrine -- Correspondence 24 : do all non-christians go to hell -- Correspondence 25 : how would an all-loving God torture people in an eternal hell -- Correspondence 26 : isn't the Christian life impossible to live -- Correspondence 27 : how can another man's death pardon me -- Correspondence 28 : how can I be holy and sinful at the same time -- Correspondence 29 : how can I be sure it's all true -- Epilogue : I believe!
Control code
ocn232636702
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
254 p.
Isbn
9781434799807
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)232636702

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