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  • Can I Believe?

  • Christianity for the Hesitant
  • Written by: John G. Stackhouse Jr.
  • Narrated by: Tom Parks
  • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (3 ratings)

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Can I Believe?

Written by: John G. Stackhouse Jr.
Narrated by: Tom Parks
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Publisher's Summary

Maybe Christianity is actually true. Maybe it is what believers say it is. But at least two problems make the thoughtful person hesitate. 

First, there are so many other options. How could one possibly make one's way through them to anything like a rational and confident conclusion? Second, why do so many people choose to be Christian in the face of so many reasons not to be Christian? Yes, many people grow up in Christian homes and in societies, but many more do not. Yet Christianity has become the most popular religion in the world. Why? 

This book begins by taking on the initial challenge as it outlines a process: how to think about religion in a responsible way, rather than settling for such soft vagaries as "faith" and "feeling". It then clears away a number of misunderstandings from the basic story of the Christian religion, misunderstandings that combine to domesticate this startling narrative and thus to repel reasonable people who might otherwise be intrigued.

Grounded in scholarship but never ponderous, Can I Believe? refuses to dodge the hard questions as it welcomes the intelligent inquirer to give Christianity at least one good look.

©2020 Oxford University Press (P)2021 HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books

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