A Place for Truth Highlighlights from the Veritas Forum


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Come eavesdrop on some of today's leading Christian thinkers and their dialogue partners. And consider how truth might find a place in your own life. ^Many today pursue knowledge and even wisdom. But what about truth? In an age that disputes whether truth can be universalized beyond one's own personal experience, it seems quaint to speak of finding truth. But whether in the ivory towers of the academy or in the midst of our everyday lives, we continue to seek after the true, the beautiful and the good. ^^Since its founding at Harvard in 1992, The Veritas Forum has provided a place for the university world to explore the deepest questions of truth and life. What does it mean to be human? Does history have a purpose? Is life meaningful? Can rational people believe in God? Now gathered in one volume are some of The Veritas Forum's most notable presentations, with contributions from Francis Collins, Tim Keller, N. T. Wright, Mary Poplin and more. Volume editor Dallas Willard introduces each presentation, highlighting its significance and putting it in context for us today. Also included are selected question and answer sessions with the speakers from the original forum experiences. - Publisher Foreword By Harry Lewis, Harvard University Preface By Daniel Cho, Executive Director, The Veritas Forum Introduction By Dallas Willard truth 1. Is There Life After Truth? richard John Neuhaus 2. Time For Truth os Guinness 3. Reason For God: The Exclusivity Of Truth timothy J. Keller faith And Science 4. The Language Of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence For Belief francis S. Collins 5. The New Atheists And The Meaning Of Life alister Mcgrath And David J. Helfand 6. A Scientist Who Looked And Was Found hugh Ross atheism 7. The Psychology Of Atheism paul C. Vitz 8. Nietzsche Versus Jesus Christ dallas Willard meaning And Humanity 9. Moral Mammals: Does Atheism Or Theism Provide The Best Foundation For Human Worth And Morality? peter Singer And John Hare 10 .living Machines: Can Robots Become Human? rodney Brooks And Rosalind Picard 11. The Sense Of An Ending jeremy S. Begbie christian Worldview 12. Simply Christian n. T. Wright social Justice 13. Why Human Rights Are Impossible Without Religion john Warwick Montgomery 14. Radical Marxist, Radical Womanist, Radical Love: What Mother Teresa Taught Me About Social Justice mary Poplin 15. The Whole Gospel For The Whole Person ronald J. Sider

Title: A Place for Truth Highlighlights from the Veritas Forum


Categories: Apologetics,

Publisher: Inter Varsity Press (USA),: 2010.

Binding: Softbound

Condition: NEW

Seller ID: 92626