Key Insights From:
The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism
- Without common ground, meaningful dialogue between Christians and skeptics will not be possible.
- All value systems have fundamental beliefs, not just those deemed “fundamentalist.”
- The incarnation gives us comfort in the face of suffering, and the resurrection brings hope that the suffering is not meaningless or eternal.
- Despite what many think, Christianity is actually the most diverse religion on earth.
- Love involves giving up some freedom, but, paradoxically, it brings a deeper freedom.
- Hell is the realm of eternal self-absorption.
- Faith and science are not mutually exclusive.
- Taken together, the clues that point to God’s existence are compelling.
- Cultural norms are shaky foundations for morality.
- Grace is what distinguishes Christianity from all other religions.
- Naturalistic explanations for the resurrection do not make sense of Christianity’s spread or followers’ devotion.