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The new evidence that demands a verdict

Author: Josh McDowell
Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : T. Nelson, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Rev., updated, and expanded]View all editions and formats
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"Evidence I & II-The classic defense of the faith: Now fully updated to answer the questions challenging evangelical faith today. The New Evidence maintains its classic defense of the faith yet addresses new issues. The New Evidence is destined to equip believers with a ready defense for the next decade and beyond."--Publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Apologetic writings
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Josh McDowell
ISBN: 0785242198 9780785242192 0785243631 9780785243632 185078552X 9781850785521
OCLC Number: 42413383
Notes: "Evidence that demands a verdict, volumes 1 & 2, now together in one volume."
Awards: Winner of Gold Medallion Book Awards (Missions/Evangelism) 2000
Description: liii, 760 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: User's guide --
Explanation of general format --
He changed my life --
Introduction --
Part one : The case for the Bible. The uniqueness of the Bible --
How we got the Bible --
Is the New Testament historically reliable? --
Is the Old Testament historically reliable? --
Part two : The case for Jesus. Jesus, a man of history --
If Jesus wasn't God, he deserves an Oscar --
Significance of deity : the trilemma : Lord, liar, or lunatic? --
Support of deity : Old Testament prophecies fulfilled in Jesus Christ --
Support of deity : the resurrection : hoax or history? --
Support of deity : the great proposition --
Part three : The case for and against Christianity. Is the Bible from God? --
The presupposition of anti-supernaturalism --
Archaeology and biblical criticism --
Introduction to the documentary hypothesis --
Introduction to biblical criticism --
Introduction to the Pentateuch --
Development of the documentary hypothesis --
Ground rules --
Documentary presuppositions --
Consequences of radical higher criticism --
Evidence for Mosaic authorship --
The phenomenon of divine names --
The repetition of accounts and alleged contradictions --
Incongruities --
Internal diversity --
Conclusion to the documentary hypothesis --
Introduction to New Testament form criticism --
Historical skepticism --
Jesus under fire --
Conclusion to form criticism --
Modern theology and biblical criticism / C.S. Lewis --
Part four : Truth or consequences. Personal note from the author --
The nature of truth --
The knowability of truth --
Answering postmodernism --
Answering skepticism --
Answering agnosticism --
Answering mysticism --
Certainty vs. certitude --
Defending miracles --
Is history knowable? --
Biographical sketches of selected authors --
The four spiritual laws.
Responsibility: Josh McDowell.
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