Resources


Beginner Apologetics
Know What You Believe - Paul Little
Know Why You Believe - Paul Little
Living Loud: Defending Your Faith - Norman Geisler and Joseph Holden
*On Guard: Defending Your Faith with Reason and Precision - William Lane Craig
*The Case for Christ - Lee Strobel
*The Case for Faith - Lee Strobel
*A Little Primer on Humble Apologetics - James Sire 
*5 Minute Apologist - Rick Cornish
No Other Gods - Phil Fernandes 
The Reason Why Faith Makes Sense - Mark Mittelberg

Apologetic Foundations

*Love Your God With All Your Mind - J.P. Moreland
*Mere Christianity - C.S. Lewis
*Testing Christianity's Truth Claims - Gordon Lewis 
*Trilogy - Francis Schaeffer 
Contend Earnestly for the Faith - Phil Fernandes
Choosing Your Faith … In a World of Spiritual Options - Mark Mittelberg

General Apologetics

*I Don't Have Enough Faith to Be An Atheist - Norman Geisler & Frank Turek 
*Without a Doubt - Kenneth Samples
*Contending with Christianity's Critics - Copan & Craig
Forensic Faith - J. Warner Wallace
Hard Questions, Real Answers - William Lane Craig 
True For You But Not For Me - Paul Copan
Who Made God?: Answers to Over 100 Other Tough Questions of Faith - Zacharias & Geisler
When Skeptics Ask: A Handbook on Christian Evidences - Norman Geisler & Ron. Brooks
The Case for Faith - Lee Strobel
The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism - Tim Keller
What's So Great About Christianity - Dinesh D'Souza
Intellectuals Don't Need God and Other Modern Myths - Alister McGrath
To Everyone an Answer: A Case for the Christian Worldview - Moreland, Craig, & Beckwith
Why I Am a Christian - edited by Geisler & Hoffman
Reasons for Faith - edited by Geisler & Meister
That's Just Your Interpretation - Paul Copan
How Do You Know You're Not Wrong? - Paul Copan
Passionate Conviction - edited by Copan and Craig
Unshakable Foundations - Geisler & Bocchino
The Questions Christians Hope No One Will Ask (with answers) - Mark Mittelberg


Jesus

*The Historical Jesus - Gary Habermas 
*The Case for the Real Jesus - Lee Strobel
Fabricating Jesus - Craig Evans
Jesus Under Fire: Modern Scholarship Reinvents the Historical Jesus - Wilkins & Moreland
Putting Jesus in His Place: The Case for the Deity of Christ - Rob Bowman & Ed Komoszewski
What Have They Done with Jesus? - Ben Witherington III
Reinventing Jesus - Ed Komoszewski, James Sawyer, & Daniel Wallace

Resurrection of Jesus

*The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus - Gary Habermas & Michael Licona 
Alive - J. Warner Wallace
Evidence for the Resurrection - Josh & Sean McDowell
*The Resurrection of the Son of God - N.T. Wright 
The Son Rises - William Lane Craig
The Secret of the Talpiot Tomb - Gary Habermas
Did the Resurrection Happen? - Gary Habermas & Antony Flew
The Risen Jesus and Future Hope - Gary Habermas
Jesus' Resurrection: Fact or Figment?: A Debate Between Craig Ludemann

Miracles

*Hume's Abject Failure - John Earman
*In Defense of Miracles - Habermas & Geivett
Miracles - C.S. Lewis
Miracles & the Modern Mind: A Defense of Biblical Miracles - Norman Geisler

Intermediate Apologetics

*Reasonable Faith - William Lane Craig 
*Christian Apologetics - Norman Geisler 
*Scaling the Secular City - J.P. Moreland 
The Rationality of Theism - Copan & Moser

Advanced Apologetics

*The Blackwell Companion to Natural Theology - Craig & Moreland
Cold Case Christianity - J. Warner Wallace
Naturalism: A Critical Analysis - Craig & Moreland
Cosmological Argument from Plato to Leibniz - William Lane Craig
The Kalam Cosmological Argument - William Lane Craig
Creation out of Nothing: A Biblical, Philosophical, and Scientific Exploration - Craig & Copan

Reliability of the Bible

*Can We Trust the Gospels? - Mark D. Roberts 
*The Historical Reliability of the Gospels - Craig Blomberg 
*The New Testament Documents: Are They Reliable? - F.F. Bruce
Cold Case Christianity - J. Warner Wallace
The Text of the New Testament - Bruce Metger & Bart Erhman 
The Canon of the New Testament - Bruce Metzger 
Is the New Testament Reliable? - Paul Barnett 
The Testimony of the Evangelists - Simon Greenleaf 
Inerrancy - Edited by Norman Geisler 
The Canon of Scripture - F.F. Bruce 
From God To Us - Geisler & Nix 
Jesus and the Eyewitnesses - Richard Baukham
Misquoting Truth - Timothy Paul Jones
The Old Testament Documents: Are They Reliable and Relevant? - Walter Kaiser
General Introduction to the Bible - Norman Geisler


Problem of Evil

*The Problem of Pain - C.S. Lewis
The End of Christianity: Finding a Good God in an Evil World - William Dembski
The Many Faces of Evil - John Feinberg
When God Weeps - Joni Eareckson Tada & Steven Estes
Till We Have Faces - C.S. Lewis
Deliver Us From Evil - Ravi Zacharias
Evil and the Evidence for God - Douglas Geivett

Doubt

*Doubting: Growing Through the Uncertainties of Faith - Alister McGrath
Faith and Doubt - John Ortberg
In Search of a Confident Faith - Moreland and Issler

Science

A Fine-Tuned Universe: The Quest for God in Science and Theology - Alister McGrath
Science and Christianity: Conflict or Coherence? - Henry F. Schaefer III
Theism, Atheism, and Big Bang Cosmology - William Lane Craig & Quentin Smith

Philosophy

*Philosophy of Religion - C. Stephen Evans
**Philosophical Foundations for a Christian Worldview - Craig & Moreland 
*Philosophy of Religion - Norman Geisler and Winfried Corduan 
Faith and Reason - Ronald Nash
Life's Ultimate Questions: An Introduction to Philosophy - Ronald Nash
Loving Wisdom: Christian Philosophy of Religion - Paul Copan
Introduction to Philosophy - Norman Geisler & Paul Feinberg 
An Introduction to Christian Philosophy - Gordon H. Clark and John W. Robbins
Philosophy Made Slightly Less Difficult - J. P. Moreland and Ed DeWeese
Thinking About God - Gregory Gansle
Epistemology: Becoming Intellectually Virtuous - W. Jay Wood
Metaphysics: Constructing a Worldview - William Hasker 
Philosophy of Religion: A Reader and Guide - William Lane Craig
The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Religion - William Mann
In Defense of Natural Theology - James Sennett & Douglas Groothuis 
On Pascal - Douglas Groothuis 
Warranted Christian Belief - Alvin Plantinga
God, Freedom & Evil - Alvin Plantinga
Faith & Rationality - Alvin Plantinga
Warrant & Proper Function - Alvin Plantinga
The Nature of Necessity - Alvin Plantinga
The Elusive God: Reorienting Religious Epistemology  by Paul Moser 

Existence of God

*20 Compelling Evidences that God Exists - Ken Boa & Rob Bowman 
*The Case for a Creator - Lee Strobel
God’s Crime Scene - J. Warner Wallace
The God Who Sits Enthroned - Phil Fernandes 
The Existence of God - Richard Swinburne 
The Existence of God edited by John Hick 
Does God Exist: The Craig-Flew Debate
Does God Exist? - J.P. Moreland & Kai Nielsen Debate

Logic

*A Rulebook for Arguments - Anthony Weston 
**Asking the Right Questions - Neil Browne & Stuart M. Keely 
*Nonsense: A Handbook of Logical Fallacies - Robert Gula 
Informal Logic - Douglas Walton 
Come Let Us Reason - Geisler & Brookes 
Introduction to Logic - Irving Copi 
Logic - Gordon Clark 
Biblical Logic - Joel McDurmon
Socratic Logic - Peter Kreeft
A Concise Introduction to Logic - Hurley

History of Apologetics

*A History of Apologetics - Avery Dulles 
*Classical Readings in Christian Apologetics - L. Rush Bush 
Christian Apologetics Past & Present: A Primary Source Reader - Edgar & Oliphint
Faith in the Age of Reason - Jonathan Hill 

Apologetics Reference Books

*Pocket Dictionary of Apologetics & Philosophy of Religion - C. Stephen Evans 
*Pocket Handbook of Christian Apologetics - Peter Kreeft & Paul Tacelli
*Handbook of Christian Apologetics - Peter Kreeft & Paul Tacelli
Holman QuickSource Guide to Christian Apologetics - Doug Powell
Baker Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics - Norman Geisler
New Dictionary of Christian Apologetics - Evans, Campbell-Jack, McGrath
Evidence That Demands a Verdict - Josh McDowell
Encyclopedia of Bible Difficulties - Gleeson Archer
Big Book of Bible Difficulties - Norman Geisler & Thomas Howe
Charts of Apologetics and Christian Evidences - Wayne House & Joseph Holden

Apologetics Study Bibles

The Apologetics Study Bible - Holman Christian Standard
The Student Apologetics Study Bible - Holman Christian Standard

Books on Methodology

*Faith Has Its Reasons - Ken Boa & Robert Bowman
*5 Views on Apologetics - Cowan, Gundry, Habermas, Craig
The Apologetics of Jesus - Geisler & Zukeran
Classical Apologetics - R.C. Sproul

Presuppositional Apologetics

*Apologetics to the Glory of God: An Introduction - John Frame
*Always Ready - Greg Bahnsen
*Presuppositional Apologetics Stated and Defended - Greg Bahnsen
The Portable Presuppositionalist - Jamin Hubner
Pushing the Antithesis: The Apologetic Methodology - Greg Bahnsen
Van Til's Apologetic: Readings and Analysis - Greg Bahnsen
The Defense of the Faith - Cornelius Van Til
Christian Apologetics - Cornelius Van Til
Cornelius Van Til: An Analysis of His Thought - John Frame
Every Thought Captive: A Study Manual for the Defense of Christian Truth - Jr. Richard L. Pratt

Cults

*Kingdom of the Cults - Walter Martin
The Kingdom of the Occult - Walter Martin
Reasoning from the Scriptures with the Mormons - Rhodes & Bodine
Reasoning from the Scriptures with Muslims - Ron Rhodes
Reasoning from the Scriptures with the Jehovah's Witnesses - Ron Rhodes
Reasoning from the Scriptures with Masons - Ron Rhodes
The Challenge of the Cults and New Religions - Ron Rhodes
Angels Among Us: Separating Fact from Fiction - Ron Rhodes
The New Mormon Challenge - Beckwith, Mosser, Owen
Unmasking the New Age - Douglas Groothuis

Atheism

*Gunning For God: Why the New Atheists are Missing the Target - John Lennox
*God's Undertaker: Has Science Buried God? - John Lennox
*God and Stephen Hawking - John Lennox
*Seven Days that Divide the World - John Lennox
* God is Great, God is Good  - edited by William Lane Craig & Chad Meister 
*The Devil's Delusion: Atheism and Its Scientific Pretensions - David Berlinski
If There is a God, Why Are There Atheists? - R.C. Sproul
A Sceptic's Guide to Atheism - Peter S. Williams
The Dawkins Delusion - Alister McGrath
The Dawkins Letters - David Robertson
Can Man Live Without God - Ravi Zacharias
A Shattered Visage: The Real Face of Atheism - Ravi Zacharias
The End of Reason - Ravi Zacharias
Stealing From God: Why Atheists Need God to Make Their Case - Frank Turek
The Twilight of Atheism - Alister McGrath
The Future of Atheism - Alister McGrath & Daniel Dennett
The Atheist Delusion - Phil Fernandes
There Is a God: How the World's Most Notorious Atheist Changed His Mind - Antony Flew 
The Truth Behind the New Atheism - David Marshall

Apologetics and Evangelism

**Tactics: A Game Plan for Discussing Your Christian Convictions - Greg Koukl 
*On Guard: Defending Your Faith with Reason and Precision - William Lane Craig
*Questioning Evangelism - Randy Newman
*The God Question: An Invitation to a Life of Meaning - J.P. Moreland
How to Argue Like Jesus - Carter & Coleman
Corner Conversations - Randy Newman
When God Goes to Starbucks: A Guide to Everyday Apologetics - Paul Copan
Why Good Arguments Often Fail - James Sire
Conversational Evangelism - David Geisler
Dialogical Apologetics: A Person-Centered Approach to Christian Defense - David Clark
Humble Apologetics - John Stackhouse
Reasons of the Heart: Recovering Christian Persuasion - Wiliam Edgar
Apologetics for a New Generation - Sean McDowell


Intelligent Design

*Understanding Intelligent Design: Everything You Need to Know in Plain Language - Bill Dembski &  Sean McDowell
*The Politically Incorrect Guide to Darwinism and Intelligent Design - Jonathan Wells
*The Edge of Evolution - Michael Behe
*The Design Inference - William Dembski
Icons of Evolution - Jonathan Wells
Evolution: A Theory in Crisis - Michael Denton
*Signature in the Cell - Stephen Meyer
Intelligent Design: The Bridge Between Science and Theology - William Dembski & Michael Behe
The Design Revolution - William Dembski
The Cell's Design - Fazale Rana
The Privileged Planet - Guillermo Gonzalez & Jay Richards
Science and Evidence for Design in the Universe - Behe, Dembski, Meyer
Darwin Strikes Back: Defending the Science of Intelligent Design - Thomas Woodward
Billions of Missing Links: A Rational Look at the Mysteries Evolution Can't Explain - Geoffrey Simmons
Darwin's Black Box - Michael Behe
Darwin on Trial - Phillip Johnson
The Design Matrix: A Consilience of Clues - Mike Gene

Worldviews

*World of Difference: Putting Christian Truth-Claims to the Worldview Test - Ken Samples
Pocket Dictionary of New Religious Movements - Irving Hexham
*Naming the Elephant: Worldview as a Concept - James Sire
*Total Truth - Nancy Pearcy
Worldviews in Conflict - Ronald Nash
The Universe Next Door - James Sire
Jesus Among Other Gods - Ravi Zacharias

Postmodernism / Relativism

*Relativism: Feet Firmly Planted in Mid Air - Greg Koukl & Francis Beckwith
Truth Decay - Douglas Groothuis
A Refutation of Moral Relativism - Peter Kreeft

Classics in Apologetics

The First Apology of Justin - Justin Martyr
Irenaeus Against Heresies - Irenaeus
The Apology - Turtullian
Against Celsus - Origen
*Confessions - Augustine
*The City of God - Augustine
Summa Contra Gentiles - Thomas Aquinas
*Summa Theologica - Thomas Aquinas
*Institutes of the Christian Religion - John Calvin
The Analogy of Religion - Joseph Butler
*Natural Theology - William Paley 
A View of the Evidences of Christianity - William Paley
**Pensées - Blaise Pascal 


DVDs

The Lee Strobel Film Collection
*Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed
The Privileged Planet
Unlocking the Mystery of Life
Darwin's Dilemma 
Icons of Evolution

Collision (Douglas Wilson & Christopher Hitchens)
How Then Shall We Live - Francis Schaeffer (12 part series)

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