Humble Apologetics

by John G. Stackhouse Jr.     |     Book Summary


Author: John G. Stackhouse Jr.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Date: July 20, 2006
Pages: 262

Book Summary of Humble Apologetics by John G. Stackhouse Jr.


Apologetics has often been seen as an intellectual war for the cause of Christ. It has been marked by arrogance and belittling of those who disagree. Many times apologetic attempts have been destructive. While a Christian might win an argument, they lose the friend. The way we engage in apologetics is more important than our strategies and arguments of apologetics.

In a world full of new challenges and views, apologetics needs to be humble, respectful, and more representative of Christ’s love and care for all of humanity. We must be honest about the limitations of our knowledge, considerate in our speech towards others, and submitted to the Lordship of Christ for conversion.

Overall, Christians need to trust God more, be softer and extend more grace towards people of other beliefs, and be faithfully obedient to love others, even our enemies. Ultimately, our humility is not before others, but before God.





Humble Apologetics

by John G. Stackhouse Jr.

[ Book Summary ]



Book Summary of Humble Apologetics by John G. Stackhouse Jr.

AuthorJohn G. Stackhouse Jr.
PublisherOxford University Press
DateJuly 20, 2006
Pages262


Overview:

Apologetics has often been seen as an intellectual war for the cause of Christ. It has been marked by arrogance and belittling of those who disagree. Many times apologetic attempts have been destructive. While a Christian might win an argument, they lose the friend. The way we engage in apologetics is more important than our strategies and arguments of apologetics.

In a world full of new challenges and views, apologetics needs to be humble, respectful, and more representative of Christ’s love and care for all of humanity. We must be honest about the limitations of our knowledge, considerate in our speech towards others, and submitted to the Lordship of Christ for conversion.

Overall, Christians need to trust God more, be softer and extend more grace towards people of other beliefs, and be faithfully obedient to love others, even our enemies. Ultimately, our humility is not before others, but before God.