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Apologetics/Evangelism

There Is A God: How the World's Most Notorious Atheist Changed His Mind
Antony Flew with Roy Abraham Varghese (HarperOne)

Our judges said:

"Makes the philosophical search for God both accessible and exciting. After a meal of Flew's rich stew of argument and opinion, one lifts a spoonful of most professional apologetics and mutters, 'Thin soup indeed.'"

Our coverage:

Thinking Straighter | Why the world's most famous atheist now believes in God. (April 2005)
Liveblog: On the Question of Suffering | Two authors with new books arrive at different points on the belief spectrum. (November 12, 2007)
Liveblog: Doubting Antony Flew | The New York Times questions the competency of the world's most famous ex-atheist. (November 5, 2007)

Biblical Studies

The Jesus Legend: A Case for the Historical Reliability of the Synoptic Jesus Tradition
Paul Rhodes Eddy and Gregory A. Boyd (Baker Academic)

Our judges said:

"Answers a timeless question: Can we trust the Gospels to report to us an historical portrait of Jesus? This is simply an amazing book: exhaustive in its coverage, elegant in its style. Will see heavy use for many years to come."

Christianity and Culture

Faith in the Halls of Power: How Evangelicals Joined the American Elite
D. Michael Lindsay (Oxford)

Our judges said:

"A lucid and well-documented survey. If we ever doubted that evangelicals have been playing a significant role in modern culture, we need doubt no longer. Lindsay's access to hundreds of leaders is an accomplishment in itself."

Our coverage:

The Evangelical Elite | Michael Lindsay says adherents of the movement can now be found in powerful positions in every niche of American life. (November 16, 2007)
Surprising Candor | Faith in the Halls of Power provides ...
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