Letters from a Skeptic: A Son Wrestles with His Father’s Questions about Christianity

Sale!
  • Letters-from-a-Skeptic-A-Son-Wrestles-with-His-Fathers-Questions-about-Christianity

Letters from a Skeptic: A Son Wrestles with His Father’s Questions about Christianity

$16.99 (as of July 4, 2017, 12:17 pm) & FREE Shipping. Details $9.86

Usually ships in 24 hours

ISBN13: 9781434799807
Condition: New
Notes: BRAND NEW FROM PUBLISHER! 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with Confidence! Millions of books sold!

Usually ships in 24 hours

Product Description

Greg Boyd and his father, Ed, were on opposite sides of a great divide. Greg was a newfound Christian, while his father was a longtime agnostic. So Greg offered his father an invitation: Ed could write with any questions on Christianity, and his son would offer a response.

Letters from a Skeptic contains this special correspondence. The letters tackle some of today’s toughest challenges facing Christianity, including

Do all non-Christians go to hell?
How can we believe a man rose from the dead?
Why is the world so full of suffering?
How do we know the Bible was divinely inspired?
Does God know the future?

Each response offers insights into the big questions, while delivering intelligent answers that connect with both the heart and mind. Whether you’re a skeptic, a believer, or just unsure, these letters can provide a practical, common-sense guide to the Christian faith.


Edward Boyd’s agnosticism rested “not … too much on any positive position … but rather on a host of negative ones” about Christianity. In an attempt to address these negative issues, his son Greg, a professor of theology, asked his father, a strong-willed, highly intelligent, and stubborn 70-year-old, to enter into a correspondence in which “all of their cards would be laid on the table.” Greg would give his father the opportunity to raise all his objections to the veracity of Christianity, and Greg would “answer these objections as well as give positive grounds for holding to the Christian faith.”

Three years and more than 30 letters later, Letters from a Skeptic was published and Edward Boyd came to accept Christ. During his journey, he and his son hash through such topics as why the world is so full of suffering; why an all-powerful God needs prayer; how you can believe in someone who rose from the dead; and how another man’s death can pardon others. Despite their brutal honesty, both men exhibit respect and love toward one another as they address these volatile subjects. In Edward’s second response to Greg, he boldly says, “Well, your distinction between the ‘Christian Church’ and ‘Christians’ is interesting and novel, but frankly, I don’t buy it.” Greg responds, saying, “I’ve got to admit that you are raising some extremely good points in your letters. You are raising the most difficult questions a theist can face.” –Jill Heatherly
ISBN13: 9781434799807
Condition: New
Notes: BRAND NEW FROM PUBLISHER! 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with Confidence! Millions of books sold!


 

Browse Skeptic Books from Doubtsy's Popular Authors:

 

See more

Additional Information

Author

Binding

Brand

EAN

EANList

Edition

ISBN

ItemDimensions

Label

Languages

Manufacturer

MPN

NumberOfItems

NumberOfPages

PackageQuantity

PartNumber

ProductGroup

PublicationDate

Publisher

ReleaseDate

Studio

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Letters from a Skeptic: A Son Wrestles with His Father’s Questions about Christianity”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *