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Presuppositional Apologetics: Stated and Defended
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Presuppositional Apologetics: Stated and Defended


American Vision, Covenant Media Press 2008

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What once was lost is now found! Years before his untimely death, Dr. Greg L. Bahnsen wrote a systematic treatise and defense of Cornelius Van Til’s revolutionary apologetics, and it was destined to become his finest work. Amid the complications from his passing, however, the only copy was lost, and the book was never published.

Now, the last great work of this giant of Christian philosophy is back! Bahnsen’s magnum opus lays out the biblical presuppositional method, provides rigorous biblical proof, and defends the uniqueness of the method.

This is the work we all longed for Bahnsen to write, yet never knew that he already had written! Rescued from the dustbin of history, this monument of apologetics will provide must-reading for Christian defenders of the faith for generations to come. If there were only one resource for the exposition and defense of the Reformed presuppositional apologetic, this would be it; by far, it’s the clearest expression by one of the sharpest Christian thinkers of the twentieth century.

Since Presuppositional Apologetics: Stated and Defended is fully integrated with Logos, Scripture passages are linked to your favorite translation for quick reference and to your Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek texts for original-language study! You can also read this volume along with your Bible dictionaries, encyclopedias, and the wealth of other Bible study tools in your digital library.

Key Features

  • Preface by Joel McDurmon
  • Exposition and defense of a Reformed presuppositional apologetic
  • Presents the systematic counterpart to Bahnsen’s Van Til’s Apologetic: Readings and Analysis

Praise for the Print Edition

Both the beginner and seasoned reader will benefit from Bahnsen’s lucid presentation.

—Dr. Lane Tipton, Westminster Theological Seminary

I commend this book to all who seek to think God’s thoughts after him.

—Dr. John M. Frame, J. D. Trimble Chair of Systematic Theology and Philosophy, Reformed Theological Seminary, Orlando, FL

Product Details

  • Title: Presuppositional Apologetics: Stated and Defended
  • Author: Greg L. Bahnsen
  • Editor: Joel McDurmon
  • Publisher: American Vision
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Pages: 314

About Greg L. Bahnsen

Greg L. Bahnsen (1948–1995), once described as “the man atheists fear most,” was a distinguished scholar, author, and Christian apologist. He was an ordained minister in the Orthodox Presbyterian Church and the author of Theonomy in Christian Ethics, No Other Standard: Theonomy and Its Critics, and co-author with Kenneth Gentry of House Divided: The Breakup of Dispensational Theology.

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