How to Do Apologetics
Publisher: Our Sunday Visitor
Publication Date: August 3, 2016
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From one of the most respected names in Catholic Apologetics, Patrick Madrid, comes the new book How to Do Apologetics: Making the Case for Our Faith. And it couldn't be more timely. Seismic cultural shifts and increased attacks on religious liberty often place Christians in the uncomfortable position of having to defend their beliefs even their belief in God when their Faith is called into question by atheists, agnostics, Protestants, or people from other religions.
This book is the apologist's toolkit covering all the topics you need to understand and apply Patrick Madrid's own successful approach to giving reasons to believe.Using logic, arguments, and evidence to defend the Truth.Apologetics with atheists, moral relativists, and non-Christians.Special advice and examples for use with Protestants, as well as lukewarm or inactive Catholics.Proven strategies for responding graciously to opponents.Making a compelling case for God, Jesus Christ and the Catholic Church.What you need to do apologetics well. PLUS: Patrick Madrid's recommended books & CDs, and a glossary of key apologetics terms!
Patrick Madrid shows how YOU "can demonstrate confidently and effectively that Catholic teaching is reasonable, consistent, and compelling."
Patrick Madrid is a life-long Catholic. He has authored or edited 16 books on Catholic theme. Since 1996, Patrick has published Envoy Magazine, and he also serves as the director of the Envoy Institute, which is dedicated to teaching Catholics how to explain their Faith more intelligently, defend it more charitably, and share it more effectively. Commenting publicly on the effectiveness of Patrick's approach to doing apologetics, Cardinal Edward Egan, Archbishop Emeritus of New York, said, "How do you bring a friend or relative back into the Church? First you pray. Then, you follow Patrick Madrid's advice in [his book] Search and Rescue."