Item description for How Is Christianity Different from Other Religions (Contender's Bible Study Series) by John Ankerberg & Dillon Burroughs...
Overview The Contenders study series of books combine Bible study with spiritual conversations that will lead readers to conclude that the Christian faith can stand up to any challenge.
How Is Christianity Different From Other Religions?
Questions about Christianity aren't going away
* Don't all religions lead to God?
* Isn't it enough for a person to be sincere?
* What happens to those people who haven't heard about Jesus?
How will you respond?
The challenging uncertainties in your mind, or in the mind of someone you know, are worth taking the time to explore. In six engaging sessions designed to get small groups talking, each guide in the
"Contenders Bible Study Series " deals head-on-with some of the controversies commonly asked about Christianity. You will dialogue in the process of study and spiritual conversations that will lead you to conclude that the Christian faith can stand up you any challenge.
1 Don't all religions teach the same basic beliefs?
2 What's so unique about Christianity?
3 Isn't it enough for a person to be sincere?
4 Aren't Mormons and Jehovah's Witnesses Christians?
5 Can't a person get to heaven without Jesus?
6 What about people who haven't heard of Jesus?
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Studio: AMG Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.49" Width: 5.58" Height: 0.36" Weight: 0.28 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 2008
Publisher AMG Publishers
Edition Student/Stdy Gde
Series Contenders Bible Study Series
Series Number 2
ISBN 0899577806 ISBN13 9780899577807
Availability 0 units.
More About John Ankerberg & Dillon Burroughs
John Ankerberg, host of the award-winning John Ankerberg Show, has three earned degrees: an MA in church history and the philosophy of Christian thought, an MDiv from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and a DMin from Luther Rice Seminary. He has coauthored the 2-million-selling Facts On series of apologetic books, as well as Taking a Stand for the Bible and Israel Under Fire.
John Weldon has authored or coauthored more than 80 books. He has a Ph.D. in comparative religion and a D.Min. with emphasis in contemporary religious movements, as well as master's degrees in divinity and Christian apologetics. With Dr. John Ankerberg, he has coauthored What Do Mormons Really Believe?, Fast Facts(R) on Islam, the -Facts On- Series of apologetic booklets, and others.
Dillon Burroughs is an activist and the author or coauthor of nearly 30 books on issues of faith and culture, including the groundbreaking Undefending Christianity. Dillon has served among at-risk American youth, constructed housing in Mexico's barrios, provided aid relief in Haiti, and was most recently nominated for a CNN Hero award for his efforts to fight human trafficking. His written and edited works have been featured by NPR, MSNBC, ABC News, and other media outlets.
John Ankerberg currently resides in Chattanooga Chattanooga Chat. John Ankerberg was born in 1945.
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Reviews - What do customers think about How Is Christianity Different from Other Religions (Contender's Bible Study Series)?
Exploring the Uncertainties of Religious Choices Jul 4, 2008
John Ankerberg and Dillon Burroughs collaborate again in this new addition to the Contender Bible Series. "How is Christianity Different from Other Religions?" provides curriculum for six sessions of small group study or for individual exploration.
Each session contains topics that address questions frequently asked by Christian believers to many complex questions they may be facing, as well as skeptics or those seeking spiritual truth or contemplating what it means to become a follower of Jesus Christ.
Each session includes a segment of introductory material, non threatening opinion questions for discussion, a time transitioning to a time for communicating personal feelings, which leads to a time of personal application, consideration, and quotations from diverse perspectives and well known sources.
I especially enjoyed the contemporary parallels and illustrations used in the "Getting Started" segment of each lesson. The "Talk About It" and "Here's What I'm Thinking" discussion questions have a natural progression that offers the reader an opportunity for an open viewpoint and an opportunity to learn.
An additional resource list and endnotes provide material for further study and reference. The appendix provides help on "How to Begin a Personal Relationship with God" and an excellent article entitled "Praying for Those Who Do Not Believe."
Helpful charts provide a quick visual comparison of World Religions by size, and a brief description of their main tenets, and a comparison of Jesus in Islam and Christianity.
This is a book designed for group study, practical for individual exploration, an invaluable resource for those seeking answers to: "How is Christianity Different from Other Religions?"