By Mark M. Hanna

based on fresh polls, the variety of atheists and agnostics has greater than doubled within the usa within the final 20 years. A coterie in their highbrow spokesmen have fastened a multifaceted assault at the Christian religion in a booklet entitled The Christian fantasy, which the atheist thinker, Michael Martin, defined as “arguably the simplest critique of the Christian religion the realm has ever known.” Dr. Hanna dismantles their arguments one after the other, not just basically exposing the fallaciousness in their contentions but in addition indicating how their failed case contains implications that provide optimistic aid for biblical Christianity. This ebook is greater than a suite of refutations; it offers a wide-ranging theological and philosophical purview that either biblical theists and anti-Christians have to take heavily, not just so that it will comprehend the present debates but in addition to mirror on the most important concerns suitable to one’s personal lifestyles and future.

Mark M. Hanna, now devoting complete time to writing, was once a professor of philosophy for a few years at California nation college and Talbot institution of Theology. He additionally taught on the college of Southern California, the place he earned M.A. levels in philosophy and international religions and a Ph.D. in philosophy. He lived within the heart East for 4 years, incomes his B.A. on the American collage in Beirut. He has lectured in several universities and theological colleges worldwide. he's the writer of an important Questions in Apologetics and the genuine course: Seven Muslims Make Their maximum Discovery.

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