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Socrates meets Jesus

Peter Kreeft

Socrates meets Jesus

history"s great questioner confronts the claims of Christ

by Peter Kreeft

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Published by InterVarsity Press in Downers Grove, IL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Apologetics.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter Kreeft.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT1102 .K73 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination182 p. ;
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2384330M
    ISBN 100877849994
    LC Control Number87013173
    OCLC/WorldCa15792924

      Based on Christian Philosopher Peter Kreeft's book " Socrates Meets Jesus. " Director of this particular version, Kevin O'Brien. Fusion's Book-o-meter™ scale: 4 for style and for content After a long time I have brought yet another book review. This time I picked an interesting book called "Socrates Meets Jesus" by Peter Kreeft. For those in the know, Peter Kreeft is known in apologetics circles as an apologist. He's also a C.S Lewis fan and a fan of Socrates.

      This book uses the Socratic method to ‘seduce’ Socrates to abandon his ethical rationalism and take Kierkegaard’s leap of faith – to grow the image of God within himself. Kreeft has written several “Socrates Meets” books, including Socrates Meets Kant and Socrates Meets Jesus. Socrates Meets Jesus: History's Greatest Questioner Confronts the Claims of Christ eBook: Peter Kreeft: : Kindle Store5/5(3).

    Peter Kreeft - Socrates Meets Jesus: History's Greatest Questioner Confronts the Claims of Christ. Socrates, the great questioner, somehow appears at Have It University (think Harvard), and begins to, as he is wont to do, ask a lot of questions. His. Online family Christian book store. Peter John Kreeft (/ k r eɪ f t /; born ) is a professor of philosophy at Boston College and The King's College.A convert to Roman Catholicism, he is the author of over eighty books on Christian philosophy, theology and also formulated, together with Ronald K. Tacelli, "Twenty Arguments for the Existence of God".Era: 20th-century philosophy.


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The focus of the book is exactly what the title says, Socrates Meets Jesus. Throughout the chapters, 'this unknown man, Jesus' is rooted in the back of Socs mind and his desire to know him becomes more real.

This book is an attempt to re-imagine Plato's Allegory of the Cave with a modern twist/5(63). Socrates Meets Jesus is book with a creative story-line and a miraculous ending. The thesis of this book is that the claims of Christ are not false and absurd. They are so robust and true that even history's greatest questioner, Socrates, would have great reason to reject deism, open theism, and other worldviews through the reading, testing, and examination of the trustworthy Word of/5.

"Socrates Meets Jesus" is written as a script for a play, which emphasizes the importance of dialogue in the search for truth. Kreeft's brilliant Socrates profile leads the reader to a new appreciation for the Gospel, even readers who have heard the Gospel so many times they now only have a /5(5).

Socrates doesn't really meet Jesus. Jesus never appears in the text (a wise move on Kreeft's part, as to put words in God's mouth is a supremely dangerous undertaking), and the "Christians" Socrates meets are actually no more than caricatures of common stereotypes.

Kreeft is a professor of philosophy at Boston College. He has written seventy-five books, including The Unaborted Socrates, Philosophy of Jesus, Refutation of Moral Relativism, and Handbook of. Socrates meets Jesus: history's great questioner confronts the claims of Christ 2 editions By Peter Kreeft Go to the editions section to read or download ebooks.

from Peter Kreeft’s book, Socrates Meets Jesus, focuses on the gospel story of Jesus. THE GREAT ENCOUNTER Professor Liberalis: All right, let’s get Size: KB. Socrates Meets Jesus: History's Greatest Questioner Confronts the Claims of Christ by Peter Kreeft ratings, average rating, 68 reviews Open Preview See a Problem.

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The focus of the book is exactly what the title says, Socrates Meets Jesus. Throughout the chapters, 'this unknown man, Jesus' is rooted in the back of Socs mind and his desire to know him becomes more real.

This book is an attempt to re-imagine Plato's Allegory of the Cave /5(63). Of course I am a believer in Jesus Christ, but also studied Socrates from an atheistic English professor who introduced our class to the real Socrates in a fantastic way.

Always lucid and sensitive. When this book was handed to me by a friend, I could tell, just by the concept of the book, that it had a more-than-likely chance of being fun to read.5/5(5).

Title: Socrates Meets Jesus: History's Greatest Questioner Confronts the Claims of Christ By: Peter Kreeft Format: Paperback Number of Pages: Vendor: InterVarsity Press Publication Date: Dimensions: X (inches) Weight: 9 ounces ISBN: ISBN UPC: Stock No: WW/5(1).

A performance of the play SOCRATES MEETS JESUS by Kevin O'Brien, based on the book by Peter Kreeft, at the American Chesterton Society Conference in Worcester, MA on August 2. ― Peter Kreeft, quote from Socrates Meets Jesus: History's Greatest Questioner Confronts the Claims of Christ “The medievals loved to say that God wrote two books: nature and Scripture.

And since he is the author of both books, and since this Teacher never contradicts himself, these two books never contradict each other. And what would he think of Jesus. Peter Kreeft, Christian philosopher and longtime admirer of the historic Socrates, imagines the result.

In this drama Socrates meets such fellow students as Bertha Broadmind, Thomas Keptic and Molly Mooney. Throughout, Kreeft weaves an intriguing web as he brings Socrates closer and closer to a meeting with Jesus/5(8). Socrates Meets Jesus: A Brief Summary 5 Socrates’ “Greatest Surprise.” • “I AM WHO I AM” expresses God’s own essential being.

• God is the “infinite and eternal I” – the ultimate Subject or Doer or Knower. The Uniqueness of Biblical Revelation. • Socrates: “All other religions have been man’s search for Size: KB.

Throughout, Kreeft weaves an intriguing web as he brings Socrates closer and closer to a meeting with Jesus. Here is a startling and provocative portrayal of reason in search of truth. In a new introduction to this revised edition, Kreeft also highlights the inspiration for this book and the key questions of truth and faith it : InterVarsity Press.

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Item Information. Condition: Brand New. Quantity: More than 10 available / 1 sold. Title: Socrates Meets Jesus Catalogue Number: Barcode: Format: BOOK Seller Rating: % positive. In this clever book Socrates Meets Jesus, Socrates makes mincemeat of the arguments of skeptics who want to abandon reason when it comes to Christianity.A highlight of the conference was be the premiere of Kevin O’Brien and Theatre of the Word’s dramatic rendition of “Socrates Meets Jesus,” a play based on the book by Dr.

Peter Kreeft. This performance examines what happens to Socrates when he comes back to life, goes to college, and starts learning about Jesus in modern times.Throughout, Kreeft weaves an intriguing web as he brings Socrates closer and closer to a meeting with Jesus.

Here is a startling and provocative portrayal of reason in search of truth. In a new introduction to this revised edition, Kreeft also highlights the inspiration for this book and the key questions of truth and faith it addresses.