Handbook of Christian Apologetics, By Peter Kreeft and Ronald K. Tacelli
Handbook of Christian Apologetics
  • Length: 406 pages
  • Dimensions: 6 × 9 in
  • Published: March 22, 1994
  • Imprint: IVP Academic
  • Item Code: 1774
  • ISBN: 9780830817740

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  • Voted one of Christianity Today's 1995 Books of the Year

Reasonable, concise, witty and wise, Peter Kreeft and Ronald K. Tacelli have written an informative and valuable guidebook for anyone looking for answers to questions of faith and reason.

Topics include:

  • faith and reason
  • the existence of God
  • God's nature
  • how we know God
  • creation and evolution
  • providence and free will
  • miracles
  • the problem of evil
  • the Bible's historical reliability
  • the divinity of Christ
  • the resurrection
  • life after death
  • heaven and hell
  • salvation
  • Christianity and other religions
  • objective truth

Whether you are asking the questions yourself or want to respond to others who are, here is the resource you have been waiting for.

"A virtual one-volume, self-study course on essential apologetics, elegantly outlined in plain English. Highly recommended."

Christian Research Journal


Part I: Introduction
1. The Nature, Power Limitation of Apologetics
2. Faith and Reason

Part II: God
3. Twenty Arguments for the Existence of God
4. The Nature of God

Part III: God Nature
5. Four Problems of Cosmology
6. The Problem of Evil

Part IV: God Grace
7. The Divinity of Christ
8. The Resurrection
9. The Bible: Myth or History?

Part V: God Glory
10. Life After Death
11. Heaven
12. Hell
13. Salvation

Part VI: Conclusions
14. Christianity Other Religions
15. Objective Truth
16. The Bottom Line



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Peter Kreeft

Peter Kreeft (PhD, Fordham University) is professor of philosophy at Boston College where he has taught since 1965. A popular lecturer, he has also taught at many other colleges, seminaries, and educational institutions in the eastern United States. Kreeft has written more than fifty books, including The Best Things in Life, The Journey, How to Win the Culture War, and Handbook of Christian Apologetics (with Ronald Tacelli).

Ronald K. Tacelli

Ronald K. Tacelli, SJ, is associate professor of philosphy at Boston College and has published articles in the Public Affairs Quarterly and Downside Review.