Challenging the Verdict

A Cross-Examination of Lee Strobel's the Case for Christ

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Author: Earl Doherty

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780968925904

Category: Bible

Page: 264

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In the face of modern critical scholarship, which is steadily eroding the historical reliability of the Gospels and their presentation of Jesus, conservative writers have been making valiant attempts to re-establish confidence in the Christian record and doctrine. The most prominent of these, in popular exposure and commercial success, has been Lee Strobel, in his 1998 book 'The Case for Christ'. In that book, Lee Strobel, an ex-court journalist, conducts a series of 14 interviews with well-known conservative and evangelical scholars of the New Testament, such as Craig Blomberg, William Lane Craig and Gary Habermas, in an attempt to establish the reliability of the Gospel account and the truth of the Resurrection. Within the context of a scholarly critique, Earl Doherty, author of 'The Jesus Puzzle' takes quotations from those interviews and sets up his own dialogue with them, as though cross-examining Strobel and his witnesses in a courtroom before judge and jury. This makes for gripping reading, a strong atmosphere and an effective way to present the case in favour of a more rational and coherent view of the Christian record and the origins of Christianity. This book exposes the deficiencies, the fallacies, the selective and misleading use of evidence inherent in 'The Case for Christ', and offers more reasonable alternatives.

Waiting for the Verdict

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Author: Rebecca Harding Davis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: African Americans

Page: 361

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The Verdict

Did Labour Change Britain?

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Author: David Walker,Polly Toynbee

Publisher: Granta Books

ISBN: 184708463X

Category: Political Science

Page: 320

View: 6407

Did the Labour government improve people's lives? Are we healthier, wealthier or wiser; happier or safer than in 1997, when Labour came to power? If we are, how much do we have to thank Blair and Brown and their cabinets for? In The Verdict, Polly Toynbee and David Walker strip away spin, personality and political rhetoric to judge how our lives have changed. They consider Labour's lasting legacy and what its successors can learn from Labour's performance. Travelling the country, Toynbee and Walker compare Labour's promises with people's own accounts of what they experienced in recent years. They drop in on a Sure Start centre and visit schools, hospitals and colleges - and estates plagued by disorder - to ask: what different did Labour make? Combining sharp, witty writing, human stories and expert analysis, The Verdict charts Labour's often bewildering array of initiatives, projects and schemes. It questions how many depended on bubble finance and how many will be missed as recent public spending cuts take hold. From the early optimism of 'Things can only get better' to the misery of the financial crisis, Toynbee and Walker hand down the definitive judgement on Labour's record.

The Verdict

Veritas et justitia

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Author: Bryant R. Camareno

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1514418282

Category: Fiction

Page: 246

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“The Verdict” Veritas et justitia, the motto by which the criminal justice system seeks to achieve justice. But in the city of Tampa, Florida, after a disturbing crime has taken place, the ensuing trial seems to obscure the quest for determining what is the “truth” and what is “justice.” The Verdict examines the psychological impact the trial has on the jurors, as well as the physical and mental exhaustion the lawyers have to endure. But the emotional impact of the trial also extends to society at large. After months of trial preparation, several weeks of testimony and after many days of sequestered deliberation, the trial ends with a verdict that is certain to shock the community.

The Verdict

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Author: Amson Rechilma

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1493190598

Category: Fiction

Page: 104

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A beautiful enchantress moves into town where Maurepas resides. He immediately notices her, and he is enthralled by her. He believes that she is his panacea. Therefore, he sets out to acquire her love while he is caring for his best friend whom illness has befallen. Will he attain his feat? Will she cave in eventually? Well, embark with them on this daunting yet exciting and thrilling adventure to unveil the truth.

The Verdict

When a State Is Hijacked

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Author: Ralph Niemeyer

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595294502

Category: Fiction

Page: 112

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Fifty-six years after WW II, Germany again participated in military actions against Yugoslavia. By fictionally putting the protagonists of his book, German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder and Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer, on trial for war crimes, the author reveals the secret agenda of the German government using original quotations and a breathtaking collection of evidence. By strictly adhering to the German and international laws, the fiction becomes very real and may lead readers to question the legitimacy of their governments when declaring war in the name of the people. The book also reveals the propaganda tools used by those in power, which may appear not to be too different from the dark past of Germany's recent history.

The Verdict

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Author: Nick Stone

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0748116028

Category: Fiction

Page: 512

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Terry Flynt is a struggling legal clerk, desperately trying to get promoted. And then he is given the biggest opportunity of his career: to help defend a millionaire accused of murdering a woman in his hotel suite. The only problem is that the accused man, Vernon James, turns out to be not only someone he knows, but someone he loathes. This case could potentially make Terry's career, but how can he defend a former friend who betrayed him so badly? With the trial date looming, Terry delves deeper into Vernon's life and is forced to confront secrets from their shared past that could have devastating consequences for them both. For years he has wanted to witness Vernon's downfall, but with so much at stake, how can Terry be sure that he is guilty? And what choices must he make to ensure that justice is done? Packed with twists, turns and an unforgettable trial scene, The Verdict is the most page-turning British legal thriller in many years.

The Verdict Unsealed

Being a Review of the Testimony Given Before the Court Convened for the Trial of the Bishop of New York

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Author: Amici justitiae

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Trials (Libel)

Page: 36

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The Verdict

Everyone Is Guilty. the Sentence: You Are Forgiven Regardless of the Offense That Was Committed

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Author: Osmond Constance

Publisher: Xulon Press

ISBN: 161579462X

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 224

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As imperfect beings, we continue to make mistakes during our lifetime on earth. We have all been affected by Adam's fall, but God in His Wisdom, has given us a second chance, through the sacrifice of His son Jesus who died on Calvary for our redemption. Because God has given us a second chance, He expects that we treat others in like manner. There is no need to carry the burden of guilt for our transgressions, because forgiveness is available to all of us if we so desire. But, we have to learn to forgive others, if we are to expect forgiveness for ourselves. Osmond Constance, born and educated in the West Indies, completed post High School Education in Texas, where he lives with his wife and daughter. He has worked in the Banking and Finance Industry for several decades. He is dedicated to the Lord and to his family, and is convinced that the Lord inspired him to write this book.

The Verdict

Unforgettable Short Fiction from Some of India's Master Storytellers

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Author: Geeta Dharmarajan,Keerti Ramachandra

Publisher: Katha

ISBN: 9788189020606

Category: Indic fiction

Page: 130

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Contemporary short stories, translated into English from various Indian languages.