Other Modes of Apologetics

John G. Stackhouse

in Humble Apologetics

Published in print November 2002 | ISBN: 9780195138078
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199834679 | DOI:
Other Modes of Apologetics

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If direct or “front door” modes are ineffective for a particular audience, other alternatives beyond the confines of theological and philosophical discourse can be explored. The “side door” approaches discussed – drawing on historical examples as well as making contemporary applications – include architecture, literature, worldly knowledge and wisdom, power events, justice and charity, and Christian community.

Keywords: architecture; charity; Christian; community; justice; literature; power events; wisdom; worldly knowledge

Chapter.  7187 words. 

Subjects: Christian Theology

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