By Joseph D. Wooddell
"For too lengthy, evangelical Christians have occasionally acted as if apologetics have been easily an issue of attaining the mind with extra information. Joe Wooddell, one of many brightest lighting fixtures in evangelical Christian philosophy, keeps the dialog in one other course with this interesting publication. I commend it to you, and lengthy for the day whilst evangelical Christianity essentially engages the brain, the center, and the mind's eye with the gospel of Jesus Christ."
--Russell D. Moore
Dean, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
"This is a well timed, cautious e-book bringing jointly the ignored issues of apologetics and of attractiveness and aesthetics. Joe presents a close, constructively serious research of varied apologetic techniques and units it in an ancient dialogue of good looks as a device for attaining humans for Christ, the gorgeous One. really worth an educated learn. it's going to excite and inspire.
--E. David Cook
Holmes Professor of religion and Learning
"Wooddell's emphasis on aesthetics within the box of apologetics is as wanted in present day Christian neighborhood because it is confirmed in his personal existence. With singular concentration, Wooddell makes use of the advanced kin among attractiveness, wisdom, advantage, and religion to illustrate that only evidentialist and logical arguments for religion are inadequate in a postmodern context. The Christian group will do a greater activity of pleasurable our best fee if we heed Wooddell's suggestion and reincorporate the great thing about our lives, international, and religion into our apologetic and ministry."
Associate Professor of Humanities
Joseph D. Wooddell is affiliate Professor of Philosophy at Criswell collage in Dallas, Texas. he's coeditor of The Baptist religion and Message 2000: severe concerns in America's biggest Protestant Denomination (2007).
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The Beauty of the Faith: Using Aesthetics for Christian Apologetics by Joseph D. Wooddell