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272 pages
Jan 2009
Harvest House Publishers

The God Question

by J.P. Moreland

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Theologian and author Moreland offers a very friendly and pointed gospel presentation in this, his latest volume. He begins by describing the condition many would like to have characterize their lives, then shows why this is not possible. After showing how only God can fill the ‘happiness void’ in life, he continues to show how that transformed life is lived out in practical means. The decade Moreland spent with Campus Crusade is evident. Those familiar with Campus Crusade’s presentation of the gospel will recognize it easily in this book. Moreland, however, takes special care to not present the gospel in clinical seminarian tones; indeed, he brings in many personal illustrations, and makes the book’s narration more of a dialogue over a cup of coffee. He anticipates the questions and arguments that may be raised and deftly presents well-reasoned arguments for his own position.

The God Question would be a great volume to discuss with a co-worker or friend. The writing will stimulate profitable further discussions concerning Christianity, religion and life’s purpose. Moreland remains very faithful to an orthodox and evangelical interpretation of Scripture. The believer would also profit from a careful reading of this book, as Moreland investigates what authentic discipleship looks like in modern society. It is challenging, thought-provoking and scripturally based to display the reality of following Christ in a twenty-first century setting. – Charles L. Elred,

Book Jacket:

A leading evangelical thinker offers this brand–new way of addressing life’s most important questions: Does God exist, and can we know Him? J.P. Moreland, distinguished professor of philosophy at Talbot School of Theology, abandons traditional didactic apologetics and entices skeptics and dissatisfied believers into a conversation about the emptiness and anxiety so many feel today. He invites them to the abundant life Jesus offers but that so few seem to be experiencing.