The Case for Christmas - Lee Strobel

The Case for Christmas

By Lee Strobel

  • Release Date: 2009-07-27
  • Genre: Christianity
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Who was in the manger that first Christmas morning? Some say he would become a great moral leader. Others, a social critic. Still others view Jesus as a profound philosopher, a rabbi, a feminist, a prophet, and more. Many are convinced he was the divine Son of God. Who was he—really? And how can you know for sure? Consulting experts on the Bible, archaeology, and messianic prophecy, Lee Strobel searches out the true identity of the child in the manger. Join him as he asks the tough, pointed questions you’d expect from an award-winning legal journalist. If Jesus really was God in the flesh, then there ought to be credible evidence, including Eyewitness Evidence—Can the biographies of Jesus be trusted? Scientific Evidence—What does archaeology reveal? Profile Evidence—Did Jesus fulfill the attributes of God? Fingerprint Evidence—Did Jesus uniquely match the identity of the Messiah? The Case for Christmas invites you to consider why Christmas matters in the first place. Somewhere beyond the traditions of the holiday lies the truth. It may be more compelling than you’ve realized. Weigh the facts . . . and decide for yourself.

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  • For Skeptics or Believers

    4
    By MKWick
    If you want to read a Christmas story, Strobel's The Case for Christmas is about the best one. Strobel is an award-winning journalist who investigates the true identity of the child in the manger. This small paperback invites you to consider why Christmas really matters. In case you didn't know, it's not about Santa folks. The Case for Christmas is taken from The Case for Christ and is a quick read that can really help skeptics or believers. Other books by this Yale Law School graduate and former legal editor of the Chicago Tribune include The Case for Faith and The Case for a Creator.

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