This book is the unlikely story of an atheist turned-Christian-apologist. Lee Strobel has a degree in Law from Yale and is an investigative reporter for the Chicago Tribune. His wife comes to faith in Christ and he is furious. He decides to put his investigative reporting skills to work in disproving the Christian faith. Eighteen months later, he comes to faith in Christ.
The book takes the form of a dozen interviews with well-known apologists. The Table of Contents tells the story:
Case for Christ / Lesson #1 / Introduction
Reopening the Investigation of a Lifetime
Case for Christ / Lesson #2 / Chapters 2, 3
Can the Biographies of Jesus Be Trusted
Case for Christ / Lesson #3 / Chapter 3
Were Jesus’ Biographies Reliably Preserved?
Case for Christ / Lesson #4 / Chapter 4
Is There Credible Evidence for Jesus Outside His Biographies?
Case for Christ / Lesson #5 / Chapter 5
Does Archaeology Confirm or Contradict Jesus’ Biographies?
Case for Christ / Lesson #6 / Chapter 6
Is the Jesus of History the Same as the Jesus of Faith?
Case for Christ / Lesson #7 / Chapter 7
Was Jesus Really Convinced That He Was the Son of God?
Case for Christ / Lesson #8 / Chapter 8
Was Jesus Crazy When He Claimed to Be God?
Case for Christ / Lesson #9 / Chapter 9
Did Jesus Fulfill the Attributes of God?
Case for Christ / Lesson #10 / Chapter 10
Did Jesus and Jesus Alone Match the Identity of the Messiah?
Case for Christ / Lesson #11 / Chapter 11
Was Jesus’ Death a Sham and His Resurrection a Hoax?
Case for Christ / Lesson #12 / Chapter 12
Was Jesus’ Body Really Absent from His Tomb?
Case for Christ / Lesson #13
Chapters 13 & 14
Was Jesus Seen Alive after His Death on the Cross?
Are There Any Supporting Facts That Point to the Resurrection?
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