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Scaling the Secular City: A Defense of Christianity

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This volume presents up-to-date arguments for God’s existence and for Jesus’ deity and resurrection, answers to objections to Christian theism, and discussions of four key issues.

  • Addresses contemporary philosophical issues
  • Defends the Christian faith, Jesus’ resurrection, and Scripture’s inerrancy
  • Examines various arguments in support of Christianity
  • The Cosmological Argument
  • The Design Argument
  • God and the Argument from Mind
  • God and the Meaning of Life
  • The Historicity of the New Testament
  • The Resurrection of Jesus
  • Science and Christianity
  • Four Final Issues
No evangelical now writing on apologetics surpasses Moreland in philosophical ability. Every person who intends to speak for Christ to the contemporary mind should master the content and spirit of this book.

Dallas Willard, professor of philosophy, The University of Southern California

Scaling the Secular City is the most sophisticated apologetics book I have read. It lays out the issues, arguments, and counterarguments in a thorough way. Moreland’s special strength lies in philosophy of science, and the book makes a real advance in the interface between Christianity and science.

William Lane Craig, research professor of philosophy, Talbot School of Theology

[This] is not just another apologetics book. This is a fresh, up-to-date defense of the Christian faith by a bright mind. J.P. Moreland musters new arguments, tackles new problems, and reveals penetrating insight. . . . His insights into the contemporary philosophical issues make him one of the ablest young apologists in America.

Norman L. Geisler, cofounder, Southern Evangelical Seminary

  • Title: Scaling the Secular City: A Defense of Christianity
  • Author: J. P. Moreland
  • Publisher: Baker Academic
  • Print Publication Date: 1987
  • Logos Release Date: 2013
  • Pages: 288
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subject: Apologetics
  • ISBNs: 9781441253798, 9780801062223
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2020-04-24T16:49:18Z

The Logos edition of this work on preaching is fully searchable and easily accessible. Scripture passages link directly to your English translations and to the original language texts, and important theological concepts link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and the wealth of resources in your digital library.

J.P. Moreland is a distinguished professor of philosophy at Biola University’s Talbot School of Theology, and the director of Eidos Christian Center. He has written more than one hundred articles in magazines and journals and authored or coauthored over 20 books, including Love Your God with All Your Mind and Smart Faith.


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