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  • Defending Your Faith

  • An Introduction to Apologetics
  • By: R. C. Sproul
  • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
  • Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 199
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 141
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 137

In this primer of apologetic thought, Dr. Sproul affirms four logical principles that are necessary for all real discussion and teaches you how to defend your faith in a faithless world. Using the writings of church fathers and philosophers throughout the ages, he uncovers the common ideologies that work against faith.The defense of the faith is not a luxury or an intellectual vanity. It is a task appointed by God that you should be able to give a reason for the hope that is in you as you bear witness before the world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This is a wonderful intro to apologetics

  • By Jordan & Jenny on 01-31-12

Too technical

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-22-11

This is not a layman's introduction to apologetics. This is a very technical textbook for graduate level philosophy students. At least, that's what it seemed like to me. I am not a stupid person, but I was lost through much of this. This is not the first apologetics book I've read/listened to, but this was the most difficult. I haven't finished it yet and I'm not sure I will. Very advanced and uses highly technical language. I would only recommend this only if you have a firm foundation of philosophy and logic.

8 of 10 people found this review helpful

  • The Case for Faith

  • A Journalist Investigates the Toughest Objections to Christianity
  • By: Lee Strobel
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 583
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 479
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 477

This unabridged audio download edition of the eagerly anticipated sequel to Lee Strobel’s best-selling he Case for Christ finds the author investigating the nettlesome issues and doubts of the heart that threaten faith. In The Case for Faith, winner of the Gold Medallion Book Award, eight major topics are addressed including doubt, the problem of pain, and the existence of evil.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The best of Lee Strobel

  • By Denise on 05-22-11

The best of Lee Strobel

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-22-11

I downloaded several of Less Strobel's books and all are good, but this is by far the best! He really tackles the toughest questions facing a Christian (or skeptic or unbeliever) and digs up some very good answers. If you only read one of Lee Strobel's books, this is the one I recommend!

10 of 10 people found this review helpful

  • God Is Closer Than You Think

  • By: John Ortberg
  • Narrated by: John Ortberg
  • Length: 4 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 164
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 70
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 71

The Bible is filled with examples of an intimate God, a God keenly interested in connecting with ordinary people. He promises to be with us. He says he will personally guide us. Yet somehow, intimacy with God eludes us. Caught up in the mainstream of life, we know we're missing something vital. But how do we attain it?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great listen again and again

  • By Leslie on 09-18-07

He makes God feel closer

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-22-11

John is serious about many things but has a great sense of humor that makes this a joy to listen to and packed with wonderful lessons. I highly recommend this book. It isn't a one-size-fits-all, feel-good book. Practical and entertaining. He helps you find God using examples both sublime and ridiculous, from Michelangelo to Where's Waldo to a 2 1/2 year old child. If you listen to this and don't learn something, you weren't listening!

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Me I Want to Be

  • By: John Ortberg
  • Narrated by: John Ortberg
  • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 369
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 271
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 271

Listening to The Me I Want to Be is your first step to becoming Gods best version of you. Join best-selling author and pastor John Ortberg as he guides you through the sometimes difficult but ultimately fulfilling journey towards a uniquely created spirituality - one designed just for you one that will enable you to experience God more fully each day.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Have listened several times

  • By Thomas on 03-20-11

I learned a lot from this

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-22-11

This is a great book. One thing to be aware of is that they have the tags wrong and this shows here that it is written and read by John Ortberg; when I downloaded it, it shows the author is Thomas C Oden and the narrator is John Ortberg; the truth is that it was written by John Ortberg and narrated by Thomas Oden. It's not a big deal to me, but it is somthing I wish they would correct.

As for the book itself, John is serious about many things but has a great sense of humor that makes this a joy to listen to and packed with wonderful lessons. I highly recommend this book. It isn't a one-size-fits-all, feel-good book. Practical and entertaining. Be the person God wants you to be.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful