Moral Apologetics for Contemporary Christians: Pushing Back Against Cultural and Religious Critics
by Mark Coppenger
Publisher:B&H Publishing Group
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Description of Moral Apologetics for Contemporary Christians: Pushing Back Against Cultural and Religious Critics by Mark Coppenger
Whether it's a best-selling author who claims "religion poisons everything" or an atheist comedian whose punch lines aren't necessarily hassled by the burden of proof, foes of the faith continue to declare Christianity morally deficient without much resistance. In "Moral Apologetics for Contemporary Christians," Mark Coppenger mixes compelling references-from classic philosophers to modern entertainers-to reasonably push back against both harsh critics and less intense cultural relativists, arguing that Christianity is morally superior to its competitors as well as true.
Coppenger doesn't avoid uncomfortable realities like the misbehavior of many Christians and false teachers, but he sets the book's course in defense of his faith with many thoughtful opening statements, including: "It is hard to open a newspaper, walk through a library, or turn on the television without seeing fresh evidence that a Christian approach to life makes people and societies flourish, and that those who turn their backs on genuine Christianity are liable to behave wickedly."
The writing is also informed by the evidence that "believers have grown accustomed to... those who wish to defame the Church." Coppenger adds, "I hope to help replenish (our) cultural confidence. We have a great moral story to tell, and it surely points to the Author of Light and Life."
|Product:|| Moral Apologetics for Contemporary Christians: Pushing Back Against Cultural and Religious Critics|
|Author:|| Mark Coppenger|
|Binding Type:|| Paperback|
|Media Type:|| Book|
|Number of Pages:|| 296|
|Weight:|| 0.81 pounds|
|Length:|| 9 inches|
|Width:|| 6 inches|
|Height:|| 0.8 inches|
|Publisher:|| B&H Publishing Group|
|Publication Date:|| October 2011|
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