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Busted Blog Tour | Bible Geek Gone Wild said in July 14th, 2009 at 9:12 am

[…] Today Zondervan is hosting a blog tour for Fred von Kamecke’s latest book:  Busted:  Exposing Popular Myths about Christianity.  All of the sites below will be posting reviews, thoughts, and questions for the author about the book.  You can read my review of Fred’s book here:  LINK. […]

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Fred von Kamecke said in July 14th, 2009 at 2:07 pm

Hi Shaun,

Thank you for your kind words. In answer to your questions, I think the most dangerous myth is the two-fold denial of the Bible’s trustworthiness and thus the truth of the gospel. We wind up with a view of Scripture that sees it as nothing more than the religious musings of people long dead (believed only by those who should be), about a superstition that rises no higher than a child’s fairy tale. As for books, here’s what I suggested in the Going Deeper section of chapter one: “Here are four general books on apologetics you may find helpful: Mark Mittelberg, Choosing Your Faith (Carol Stream, IL: Tyndale, 2008), Lee Strobel, The Case for Faith (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2000), Kenneth Samples, Without a Doubt: Answering the 20 Toughest Faith Questions (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2004), and William Lane Craig, Hard Questions, Real Answers (Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2003). For more in depth treatment of the topic see the essays in Reasons for Faith: Making a Case for the Christian Faith, edited by Norman Geisler and Chad Meister (Wheaton: Crossway, 2007). For a classic treatment with a philosophical bent see Ron Nash, Faith and Reason: Searching for a Rational Faith (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1988).”

Blessings in Christ,

Fred von Kamecke

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Shaun Tabatt said in July 14th, 2009 at 6:20 pm


Thanks for stopping by and answering my questions. Best of luck with the new book.