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An Introduction to Christian Apologetics

A Philosophic Defense of the Trinitarian-Theistic Faith

Edward Carnell Library

by Edward J. Carnell

Imprint: Wipf and Stock

394 Pages, 5.50 x 8.50 x 0.79 in

  • Paperback
  • 9781556352669
  • Published: October 2007

$40.00 / £30.00 / AU$55.00


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The Edward Carnell Library
An Introduction to Christian Apologetics,* 1948 Television: Servant or Master, 1950
The Theology of Reinhold Niebuhr, 1951
A Philosophy of the Christian Religion, 1952
A Christian Commitment,* 1957
The Case for Orthodox Theology,* 1959
The Kingdom of Love and the Pride of Life, 1960 The Burden of Soren Kierkegaard, 1965
The Case for Biblical Christianity,* 1969
*These reprint editions also include Edward Carnell's Presidential Inaugural Address, "The Glory of a Theological Seminary," presented at Fuller Seminary in 1955. This appears at the end of these books.

From 'Christian Commitment'
Introducing the Edward Carnell Library (Nine Titles Listed Inside) Rather than mounting a rational proof for God's existence, the author advocates here a ""spiritual approach to God."" This calls for an exercise not only of one's rational faculties, but also of the spiritual. The four parts of this book, originally published in 1957, treat the development and application of ""knowledge by moral acceptance,"" the process of becoming acquainted with the person of God, and concluding inferences and problems. ""Edward John Carnell was--in my estimation--the brightest and the best of the neo-evangelical leaders. He was a courageous thinker who was not afraid to think new thoughts in the service of biblical orthodoxy. The Carnell Library is a gift to today's evangelical movement."" --Richard J. Mouw President, Fuller Seminary ""[Carnell's] fertile mind and ready pen blazed fresh theological trails as he sought to defend and proclaim the Christian faith as a world and life view."" --David Allan Hubbard Former President of Fuller Theological Seminary ""In this welcome collection of Carnell books, we are offered an inside view of a radical shift in American religious thinking -- the emergence of twentieth-century evangelicalism out of Protestant fundamentalism."" --Rudolph Nelson, author of The Making and Unmaking of an Evangelical Mind: The Case of Edward Carnell Edward John Carnell (1919-1967) was an ordained Baptist minister who served for three years as Associate Professor of Philosophy of Religion at Gordon Divinity School. He taught apologetics at Fuller Theological Seminary from 1948 to 1967 and served there as the second president from 1954 to 1959.

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