The Search For God: and the path to persuasion

The Search For God: and the path to persuasion

By: Peter May (author)Paperback

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Does life have a meaning? Does it matter what I do? In a culture that seeks to privatize and relativize truth in matters of faith, Peter May makes a robust case for the role of persuasive evangelism. Grounded in a lifetime of biblical study and practical experience. The Search for God provides a challenge to enthusiastically engage in reaching 21st century men and women with a reasoned faith that helps answer the difficult questions: Is there any real evidence for God? Are the New Testament documents authentic? Why and how did Christianity spread so rapidly in the ancient world? And most urgently, how should it be communicated today?

About Author

Peter May trained at the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine in London. He was a staff worker for the Universities and Colleges Christian Fellowship (UCCF) before being a family doctor in Southampton for 30 years. He was a lay member of the General Synod of the Church of England for 25yrs and served on its Board of Mission. He was Chairman of the UCCF Trust Board 2003-2010 and was co-founder of the Bethinking.org website. Married to Heather, they have four children and currently thirteen grandchildren.

Contents

Preface Begging the Questions Following Socrates Biblical Evangelism - The and Now The Nature of Persuasion Unpersuasive Evangelism Paul at Athens Whatever Happened in Corinth Appealing to Nature Laying Firm Foundations Propositions in a Postmodern Culture Intuition and Knowing Dealing with Doubt Time for Questions Telling His Story Buried in Pompeii In Caesar's Household The Disappearance of Peter The Future of Christianity New Testament Time Line Telling Our Stories

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781910786376
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 280
  • ID: 9781910786376
  • ISBN10: 1910786373

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