Best Christian Apologetics Books

Below is a list of books recommended by Christian Apologetics Training. While this list is not comprehensive, it contains what we consider to be among the best Christian apologetics books in each respective category of apologetics. Below you will find various categories and the books recommended for each of them.

If you are just starting to learn about defending the faith, you may want to check out our top 5 recommended apologetics books for beginners.

You may also be interested in our reviews of two books on the resurrection of Jesus.

Best Christian Apologetics Books

(In the case that we have reviewed or recommended one of the following books in an article on this site, the title will link to that article.)

Cumulative Case Approaches

On Guard – William Lane Craig
Reasonable Faith – William Lane Craig
Pocket Handbook of Christian Apologetics – Peter Kreeft and Ronald K. Tacelli
I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist – Norman Geisler and Frank Turek

Natural Theology (Existence of God)

The Case for a Creator – Lee Strobel
The Blackwell Companion to Natural Theology – (edited by) William Lane Craig and J. P. Moreland

Christian Evidences

The Case for Christ – Lee Strobel
The Case for the Real Jesus – Lee Strobel
The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus – Gary Habermas and Michael Licona

Negative Apologetics

The Case for Faith – Lee Strobel
The Big Book of Bible Difficulties – Norman Geisler and Thomas Howe
When God Goes to Starbucks – Paul Copan
Hard Questions, Real Answers – William Lane Craig

Using Apologetics in Evangelism

A Little Primer on Humble Apologetics – James W. Sire
How to Argue Like Jesus – Joe Carter and John Coleman
Tactics – Gregory Koukl
Questioning Evangelism – Randy Newman

Recommended Bibles for Studying Apologetics

ESV Study Bible
The Apologetics Study Bible

Understanding the Christian Worldview

Philosophical Foundations for a Christian Worldview – J. P. Moreland and William Lane Craig
Pens̩es РBlaise Pascal
The Complete C. S. Lewis Signature Classics – C. S. Lewis
Orthodoxy – G. K. Chesterton
Systematic Theology – Wayne Grudem
Seeing and Savoring Jesus Christ – John Piper
Divine Foreknowledge: Four Views – (edited by) James Beilby and Paul Eddy
Salvation and Sovereignty: A Molinist Approach – Kenneth Keathly
Four Views on Hell – (edited by) William Crockett and Stanley N. Gundry

Please feel free to leave any thoughts, questions, or other suggestions in the comments section below!

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