Reasons of the Heart
“The size of this book belies its contribution. . . . Edgar opens up to the reader a rich and diverse apologetic.”See All
Mark P. Ryan
Reformed Theological Review
“An excellent brief introduction. . . . insightful, well-written. . . . lays a good foundation for further classroom exploration . . . whether in undergraduate or graduate courses.”See All
Stephen R. Spencer
“Effective apologetics is an art: it addresses the whole personmind, emotion, and will. With insight and practical wisdom, William Edgar outlines, clarifies, and illustrates the complex apologetic tasks.”See All
James W. Sire
author, Why Should Anyone Believe Anything at All
“Directs us to an apologetic that is many-sided, to meet the needs of the vast diversity of people we will likely encounter. . . . very accessible and a great encouragement.”See All
“Apologetics has a deeply human side that is concerned with the whole person,” say William Edgar. This book bears that out in both tone and content. While affirming the importance of reason in answering unbelief, Edgar invites us to make full use of the diverse forms of persuasion aimed at the unbelieving heart.
Part one lays out the biblical foundations for apologetics, and part two explores actual objections and arguments. When we understand biblical apologetics and the reasons for disbelief, we will be better able to cut through intellectual smoke screens of our day.