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Mark V. Eberhard, MTS, MBA, PhD Candidate

Milton, FL
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  • Defending Your Faith

  • By: R. C. Sproul
  • Narrated by: R. C. Sproul
  • Length: 12 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 321
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 284
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 279

Dr. Sproul surveys the history of apologetics and demonstrates that reason and science are your allies in defending the existence of God and the historical truth claims of Jesus Christ.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good, but a bit too theoretical than practical.

  • By Richard on 08-03-15

A Sproul Classic; Makes Difficult Principles Understandable!

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Reviewed: 06-29-16

Dr.. R.C. Sproul, Sr. has written 100 books, Defending Your Faith is one of his classics! Sproul is known for taking complex Biblical subjects, principles, and doctrine and making them very palatable. For example Sproul explains the philosophical principle or Law of Non-contradiction in a simplistic understandable way that you can apply to your own apologetic ministry. Ligonier Ministries, in which this literature is apart of and Sproul operates, has again filled the gap between Sunday school and seminary!

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  • God's Pursuit of Man

  • The Divine Conquest of the Human Heart
  • By: A. W. Tozer
  • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
  • Length: 3 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 124
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 88
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 88

This piece, formerly titled The Divine Conquest, was created as a sequel to The Pursuit of God. Admitting to having been forced by inward pressure and an unbearable burden to write it, Tozer's aim was to assure believers that if they want to know the power of Christ they must be invaded by God. "This little work of the spiritual way has not been 'made' in any mechanical sense, it has been born out of inward necessity.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Tozer's Great Message...

  • By Douglas on 04-19-13

A Convicting Reminder of the Sovereignty of God

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 05-04-16

A short but robust read on the calling of God to Man and the efficacious work of the Holy Spirit. I enjoyed this book primarily because of its theological content and Tozer's eloquent style of delivering his message. I suggest this book to those who have an Arminian view of Salvation and those struggling with Reformed or the Augustinian view of how Salvation is received from God. I rate this book highly because of its clear theology and the emphasis of God's monergistic work in the Ordo Salutis (Order of Salvation).

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  • The Spirit of Early Christian Thought

  • Seeking the Face of God
  • By: Robert Louis Wilken
  • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
  • Length: 11 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 53
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 52

Written by a preeminent religious historian, this book provides an introduction to early Christian thought. Focusing on major figures such as St. Augustine and Gregory of Nyssa, as well as s host of less well known thinkers, Robert Wilken chronicles the emergence of a specifically Christian intellectual tradition.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Super good book.

  • By Peter Steele on 09-18-17

Recommended for Early Church Historians

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4 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 01-08-16

This text is a thorough read about early Christian history and thought. I gave it a high rating because it is a clear, well written, and goes into a fair amount of depth. It is also a good review for those who study church history as a primary practice. This book is part of a theology requirement for my Ph.D in Christian Apologetics.

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