This average book makes use of logic and biblical scripture to make clear that christianity can be dismissed as a theory or an idea due to a plethora of contradictions. He set out to prove christianity false, but the more evidence he tried to find the more he found that christianity had to be true. They are convinced the book was written solely by humans in an ignorant, superstitious, and cruel age. Sep 05, 2017 2017 marks the 70th anniversary of the discovery of the dead sea scrolls.
Christian churches, clergy members and bible scholars are working to. Disproving christianity and other secular writings by. The draft is for free, and it is a very good book to disprove islam in many aspect. You cant disprove christianity because it is the truth. If a committed creationist wrote a book called the evolution delusion, but. The dead sea scrolls and the christian myth is a 1979 book about the dead sea scrolls, essenes and early christianity that proposes the nonexistence of jesus christ. Eight reasons why christianity is false church and state. They believe that because the writers of the bible lived in an. They believe that because the writers of the bible lived in an unenlightened era, the book contains many errors and harmful teachings. The book has attracted widespread commentary, with many books written in response. Professor lennox gives a clear understandable summary of the close relationship between science and christianity and in this short book commends to the reader the rationality of the christian faith. The author walks you through several conflicting or contradicting passages with no mockery whatsoever. In 1778 the french infidel voltaire boasted that in 100 years christianity would cease to exist. The god attacked by most modern atheists, hart argues, is a sort of.
The god delusion is a 2006 book by english biologist richard dawkins, a professorial fellow at. His personal quest to disprove the existence of godand thereby prove his wife wrongultimately backfired and he ended up becoming convinced of the historic and philosophical validity of christianity. Disproving christianity and other secular writings compiles popular and lesserknown arguments against the principles established by the christian canon. Men who were converted trying to disprove the bible, part. There was also a photography online of the kardashians walking out of church on easter holding a copy of my book the case for easter. Lee strobel, an exinvestigative reporter for the chicago tribune who describes himself as a former spiritual skeptic, is a teaching pastor at willow creek community church. That is like claiming a book written by first graders is from an advanced alien intelligence. So, did you ever imagine when you were writing this book or even publishing that it would have the kind of audience or readership that its.
This book is great for fundamentalists because it really lays out the evidence for the big bang theory and destroys the first cause argument and the argument by design. The 10 best books that prove christianity is true becoming. Christianity does all this but who has ever looked to see if it is true. Sir william ramsay, an atheist and the son of atheists, tried to disprove the bible.
As a prelaw student, josh mcdowell set out to disprove the bible. From an historical or literary point of view, this is hard to disprove. Mar 26, 2012 1the book of enoch that was written 65007000 years ago by enoch grandfather father of noah where hein detailed explained that jesusthe elect one and messiah would come to earth before it even happened 2the giant skeletons and bones which where found by archeologist proven that there where giants roaming earth and that the book of enoch was right 3archaeologists have confirmed. Defenders of christianity rebut the da vinci code the new york. Disproving christianity is a refutation of common arguments held by christian tradition. Dec 09, 2007 title of a christian book written by a former atheist scientist who uses science to give evidence for christ. He has written several books, including four which received ecpa christian book awards 1994, 1999, 2001, 2005 and a series which addresses challenges to the veracity of christianity. The next would be that an almighty god would need anything, especially a middleman jesus to intercede for god, which has pagan roots and was originally meant as our sun not son is the savior of this world, which would make a lot more sense. These days lee strobels name is just about synonymous with christian apologetic writing. Jul 21, 2010 not only do i believe that it is possible to maintain moral standards without the crutch of religion but i would argue that it is the only way to achieve true goodness. Seven book recommendations for giving to nonchristians. Even though i am no longer a christian, the book, pagan christianity which was written by two evangelical christians, george barna and frank viola, had a strong influence on me in that caused me to see how many of the traditions of institutional churches are completely manmade, and not even biblical, if someone is using the bible as their. David cloud has presented a threepart series of testimonies of men who set out shred christianity but instead came out believers.
Logically disproving the christian god after the suggestion in one of this sites comments stating that it required more faith to be an atheist than a theist, because the nonexistence of a deity can never be proven, i thought it would be fun to see if we can logically disprove the existence of god. I say this because so often in our day theres this misguided notion that some people, secularists or scientists, are open to truth and that faith is about being a community where you cant listen to reason and you have to believe whatever is written down in a book because it got written down in a book someplace. Men who were converted trying to disprove the bible, part 1 of 3. The question asked what is the easiest way to disprove the bible. The book is accompanied by an eightsession coldcase christianity dvd set and participants guide to help individuals or small groups examine the evidence and make the case. Disproving christianity and other secular writings book. Some scientists seem to make science their religion, but does science inevitably undermine. Agnostics, atheists, gary parker, josh mcdowell, simon greenleaf. The historical narratives of the old testament are filled with legendary fabrications and the book of acts in the new testament contains historically unreliable information about the life and teachings of paul. The next would be that an almighty god would need anything, especially a middleman jesus to intercede for god, which has pagan roots and was. Disproving christianity and other secular writings by david g. Men who were converted trying to disprove the bible way of life literature.
I am an atheist and i dont believe that god exists. During his research into the fallacies of the christian faith, he discovered the opposite the undeniable reality of jesus christ. I decided to write a book that would make an intellectual joke of christianity. This book teaches readers ten principles of coldcase investigations and applies these strategies to investigate the claims of the gospel authors. How this happens can vary a lot from person to person. Sir william mitchell ramsay was a highly respected archaeologist so much so that he was knighted from.
A journalists personal investigation of the evidence for jesus grand rapids, mi. Although many books have been written on the subject, this one is one of the best. More scholars have been writing popular books about the relatively. Humanists reject the claim that the bible is the word of god. It is a short and sweet book that id recommend to any christian, agnostic. Engage with the debate about whether there is a fundamental conflict between science and belief in god. Discovering god is an extremely personal experience. It does not just include spirituality, but also a theme of reliable investigation to what made christianity different to other religions. As a bestselling book, seeking allah, finding jesus is a unique approach to proving christianity. The onus of proof lies with those who believe that jesus was actually resurrected. He also points out that several passages are outdated even to practicing christians. Top seven ways christianity is debunked by the sciences.
Its shrewd approach and luminous imagery retain much of their power to excite and. Nevertheless, we cant disprove the existence of god just like we cant disprove magic, unicorn or whatever. Any shmuck can write a book and claim a god told them what to write, and you wouldnt be. Christianity affects all of us, our countrys laws are written to comply with it, our societal norms are dictated to by it, and bigotry that affects us all stems from it. The new evidence for the direction of qibla, mecca didnt exist until 740 ad, and first on arabic maps until 900 ad, the 6 earliest qurans are not the same as the one today, the coins.
Religionfacts does not necessarily endorse the contents of these books. So, did you ever imagine when you were writing this book or even. The dead sea scrolls and the christian myth wikipedia. This is a fundamental question and no one has yet set out to prove or disprove christianity. I once heard about this book written by a scientist who was an atheist. All are available for purchase on click book images for details. Scientists seek to understand how the universe and everything in it works based on a systematized attempt to learn through observations, hypothesis, testing to validate or invalidate the hypothesis, and developing a theory a principle generally accepted to be true that sufficiently explains something. Title of a christian book written by a former atheist scientist who uses science to give evidence for christ. I dont have space here to give the evidence but if you are not aware of it, i can provide it. Jan 01, 2020 i say this because so often in our day theres this misguided notion that some people, secularists or scientists, are open to truth and that faith is about being a community where you cant listen to reason and you have to believe whatever is written down in a book because it got written down in a book someplace. However, if one can assume that the book of genesis is inspired by god, then the idea of the genesis flood account being borrowed from gilgamesh does not work.
The first edition of this book was the first apologetics book i ever read. All you have to do is disprove the resurrection of jesus christ. Some reasons why humanists reject the bible american. Succinct, easily readable, eventoned writing makes this a mustread book for anyone involved, past or present, with using the bible to justify belief. Apr 05, 2017 men who were converted trying to disprove the bible, part 2 of 3. Why is it that people say the ancient sumerian tablets are. Disproving christianity and millions of other books are available for amazon.
What are the major things that disprove christianity. May, 2014 men who were converted trying to disprove the bible way of life literature. How lee strobel tried to disprove god and failed relevant. A comprehensive history of christianity around the globe, this book is a massive work of scholarship filled with information about how the church interacts with history and culture and how it has changed over time and in different regions. The book is framed through my dads personal journey attempting to disprove christianity, as well. The ones who claim that god exists should have the burden of proof, we dont need to prove or disprove anything. Dawkins does not claim to disprove god with absolute certainty. The one theology book all atheists really should read news the. But before all that, he was an atheist journalist with an ax to grind. Brian bird screenplay by, lee strobel based on the book by. It was thought that the book of acts was not written until 150 a. I love davids style of writing and it connects the dots for the uninformed, as well gives the rest of us. He has written several books, including four which received. The author, qureshi, recounts his dramatic and inspiring journey from islam to christianity.
Not only do i believe that it is possible to maintain moral standards without the crutch of religion but i would argue that it is the only way to achieve true goodness. Some have even speculated that a female disciple wrote the book. The egyptian book of the dead written around 3000bc outlines in great detail a story which except for the names of the characters is exactly the same story as jesus. A riveting journey through christianity using the analytical lenses of a former atheist and l. Disproving christianity is the best secular book i have read. His personal quest to disprove the existence of godand thereby prove. Even though i am no longer a christian, the book, pagan christianity which was written by two evangelical christians. Christianity, with all of its claims could easily be described as a coldcase.
He set out to prove christianity false, but the more evidence he tried to find the more he found that christianity had to. Any of these books will surely help you build a strong and unshakable faith. The 10 best books for skeptics of christianity in 2020. Title of a christian book written by a former atheist. This is a list of single elements that can be used to help answer specific questions about and objections to christianity. A universe from nothing by lawrence krauss this is a great book and yes, krauss is definitely an atheist. Mere christianity harperone still one of the finest and most widely read explanations and defenses of the faith. For example what is the easiest way to disprove the bib. Those who disbelieve this story need only demonstrate that it is rational to believe the resurrection never happened.
A collection of handselected books on christianity, chosen on the basis of apparent usefulness and quality. Many of the books of the new testament are pseudonymous written not by the apostles but by later writers claiming to be apostles. During his research into the fallacies of the christian faith, he discovered the. How the dead sea scroll discovery changed christianity.
It is a short and sweet book that id recommend to any christian, agnostic, atheist, or anybody else on a quest to learn about the pitfalls of the christian tradition. Make sure you read my list of 10 books that prove christianity is true. Refuting the worlds most followed religion mcafee, david g. Men who were converted trying to disprove the bible discernit. Mar 27, 2019 i believe this book is the best onestop source for skeptics of christianity and believers who want to be better equipped to defend the faith.
Men who were converted trying to disprove the bible, part 2 of 3. Since it is written in conversational style, the case for christ draws readers into. Long story short, in late 1947 a young bedouin boy tossed a stone into a cave, heard the clink of breaking pottery, and would later scramble in to find the tattered remains of ancient scrolls from the centuries leading up to and after the common era. Also, just like salt is made up of sodium and chloride or water is made up of hydrogen and oxygen, so too the different elements of the theologetic. As a science student i traveled the path from atheism to christianity and i hope my story can give inspiration to those who are in need. However, it is easier to prove something is false all you need is contradictory evidence. The bible is not the word of god christianity disproved. May 14, 2012 this book teaches readers ten principles of coldcase investigations and applies these strategies to investigate the claims of the gospel authors. One of the most common questions i receive regards which books i would recommend christians to give their nonchristian friends who they hope may become believers. Aug 31, 2017 in this blog, let me share with you some of the most amazing books that have been written throughout the ages about christian apologetics. He was a wealthy person who had graduated from the prestigious university of oxford. Any shmuck can write a book and claim a god told them what to write, and you wouldnt.1373 1140 1136 1171 194 135 1296 359 265 630 319 624 1602 283 1581 214 1142 1046 585 544 851 1599 500 201 1435 1311 164 605 432 814