PATRICK MADRID is the publisher of Envoy magazine, a quarterly journal of Catholic thought, and director of the Envoy Institute of Belmont Abbey College. A popular author, his books include Pope Fiction, Search and Rescue, Does the Bible Really Say That? and 150 Bible Verses Every Catholic Should Know. Madrid also hosts the Thursday edition of EWTN Radio’s Open Line broadcast, heard coast-to-coast on over 180 stations across the United States, as well as on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio. He is a regular guest and occasional fill-in host on the Catholic Answers Live radio program and Sirius Radio’s The Catholic Channel. Patrick has conducted over a thousand teaching seminars on Catholic themes, in both English and Spanish, at conferences, parishes, and universities around the world. He is a regular presenter at Franciscan University of Steubenville’s annual “Defending the Faith” and the Coming Home Network’s “Deep in History” summer conferences.
This book is the apologist’s toolkit covering all the topics you need to understand and apply Patrick Madrid’s own successful approach to giving reasons to believe.Using logic, arguments, and evidence to defend the TruthApologetics with atheists, moral relativists, and non-ChristiansSpecial advice and examples for use with Protestants, as well as lukewarm or inactive CatholicsProven strategies for responding graciously to opponentsMaking a compelling case for God, Jesus Christ and the Catholic ChurchWhat you need to do apologetics wellPLUS: Patrick Madrid’s recommended books & CDs, and a glossary of key apologetics terms!
Patrick Madrid shows how YOU “can demonstrate confidently and effectively that Catholic teaching is reasonable, consistent, and compelling.”
In his first book for Our Sunday Visitor, noted Catholic apologist Patrick Madrid helps you:Be absolutely certain your interpretation of Scripture is accurateDiscover how the simple sentence "I never said you stole money" can be the key to understanding the entire BibleAnswer any questions a non-Catholic might throw at youLearn exactly what the Bible teaches about the Pope, priestly celibacy, homosexuality, abortion, salvation, and other hot topicsObtain a working knowledge of Scripture so you can feel comfortable talking with Fundamentalists and EvangelicalsAllow the life-giving truth and power of Scripture to transform your lifeBecome an effective spokesman for the truth of Catholic teaching.
With comprehensive Scripture references, quotes from the great teachers of the Faith, tips on how to deflate even the most vehement arguments, as well as a list of verses typically used against Catholics with effective counterarguments, Where Is That in the Bible? is a great book of Scripture-based apologetics.
Providing an intimate window into a loving Muslim home, Qureshi shares how he developed a passion for Islam before discovering, almost against his will, evidence that Jesus rose from the dead and claimed to be God. Unable to deny the arguments but not wanting to deny his family, Qureshi struggled with an inner turmoil that will challenge Christians, Muslims, and all those who are interested in the world’s greatest religions.
Engaging and thought-provoking, Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus tells a powerful story of the clash between Islam and Christianity in one man’s heart?and of the peace he eventually found in Jesus.
"I have seldom seen such genuine intellect combined with passion to match ... truly a 'must-read' book."—Ravi Zacharias
Dramatic and thought-provoking, these intensely personal stories address virtually every controversial issue surrounding life, including in vitro fertilization, abortion, contraception, and more.
Gathered by popular Catholic apologist Patrick Madrid, they turn on its head the oft-heard charge that Catholics embrace the Church’s teachings on life only “because they are Catholics.” These good folks show the opposite: they are Catholics because of the Church’s pro-life teachings.
In these pages you’ll meet, among others:AnneMarie S., one of San Francisco’s highest paid call girls, made pro-life – and then Catholic – by a Catholic radio talk show.
Grounded in Scripture and a firm moral foundation, Patrick's Life Lessons shows how the smallest stories that make up your life are clear pointers to the greater story of God's work in your life. The laughter, the tears, and the beauty of life come alive through Patrick's insightful and clear style. These life lessons will inspire you to look anew at your everyday experiences-and see the wonder of God.
In these dramatic, thought-provoking conversion stories, ten men and women reveal why they changed their minds about Protestantism and entered the Catholic Church.
These tales will do for you what these converts had to do for themselves: answer the most common objections to Catholicism -- and answer them in terms that non-Catholics find familiar and easy to understand.
These stories will remind you of the critical truth that all converts know but most others forget: churches must not be judged by the weakness of their members, but by the truth of what they teach.
The closer these former Protestants looked at Catholicism, the more they found that Christ’s truth is taught in its fullness only in the Catholic Church. No wonder this book is a convert maker!
But these stories do more than make converts. If you’re already Catholic, they help you explain your Faith to non-Catholics and leave you prouder and more grateful than ever to be in Christ’s Church.
So whether you’re Catholic or just inquiring, Surprised by Truth 3 is the book for you!
“There is, unquestionably, no better witness for the radiant truth of Catholicism than the stories of those who have found it -- often after harrowing pilgrimages. Read these stories and rejoice -- and then pass out as many copies as your investment portfolio will sustain.” Thomas Howard, Splendor in the Ordinary