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If so, how are you certain of that?

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The pre-suppositional apologetic starts by admitting that there is no philosophically neutral ground, everyone has to start with some foundation and framework for what they believe.

And not to my surprise, Dr. It’s dense, so I took my time processing it all. Anyone who is seriously wanting to learn Christian apologetics. Quotes from Always Ready: Books by Greg L. Jan 11, Paul rated it really liked it Shelves: Lee Strobel on Apologetics. Refresh and try again.

Always Ready: Directions For Defending The Faith by Greg L. Bahnsen

Unfortunately, this repetition is the only thing about this book that I found a bit tiresome. They just don’t want to.

So who are you trying to convince here. While it may be difficult at first for readers unused to the basic terminology of philosophy, there is a lot of repetition in the first chapters that should give plenty of time to catch on. In his section on the problem alwags evil he suggests that non-Christians have no objective system of ethics from which they can judge God.


Always Ready: Directions For Defending The Faith

This book is an essential part of any apologist’s training, and since all Christians are to be apologists, we should all read this book. Much of his apologetics in action takes aim at either old and decrepit, or weak, attacks on the Christian faith.

The Presuppositional apologetic approach is the only approach that makes sense of Proverbs Aug 06, Andrew rated it it was amazing. This took quite a while to get through.

Always Ready

God has chosen us to do His work through us and has called us to do it. We are to be nahnsen, respectful, and above all Gospel-focused. What I did get from that section was, again, his ability to expose the fallacious thinking in the unbeliever. He gives many counters to the common arguments and objections encountered by Christians in the culture.

It’s Understandable Bahnsen’s writings may take a little bit to get use to, but they are much more understandable than many of the other presuppositional writers.

Book Review: Always Ready by Greg Bahnsen | Apologetics

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. So Bahnsen seeks to put aside the idea that there is no commonality between believer and unbeliever, and spells out where he sees the differences are.

A lot of his arguments are overgeneralized and, I think, misleading. If this were not the case, a rationalist could not use reason to argue for rationalism, an empiricist could not use science to prove science, etc. He takes himself to be the reference point for all interpretation of the facts.

It’s Practical Bahnsen emphasizes rdady fact that evangelism and alsays are inseparable. However, it is well worth it! The 2nd half of the book is practical, going over issues in apologetics such as the problem of evil, the presuppositions the other side brings in, and etc.


It is the Christian position that God has revealed Himself to all mankind so geeg we can know for certain who He is. Mar 24, Jeff Short rated it really liked it Shelves: The reason and logic greh the unbeliever points bahnsem as an authority, is in itself totally corrupt apart from the new birth, and even in an unregenerate person, it is part of his fallen nature and is never a place to start.

I alaays listened to dozens of his lectures, and have always admired his ability to articulate very complex categories of thought. Repetitive, often belaboring the same point in different This is an accessible introduction to defending the Christian faith from a presuppositional point of view. The down side is that a lot of Bahnsen’s proof texts do not exegetically support his claims. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. If this is so, the fault of the book being disorganized can be attributed to the fact mentioned earlier that the materials originally were not meant as a book.

Aug 08, Tim Renshaw rated it it was amazing Shelves: Nope, not when souls are at stake here. The first part gives good biblical foundations and exegesis for apologetics plus an exegesis of Acts 17 at the end under the name “Jerusalem and Athens”Bahnsen is especially good for that. The Best Books of