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Inter-Varsity Press The Myth of Certainty

Do you resent the smugness of close-minded skepticism on the one hand but feel equally uncomfortable with the smugness of close-minded Christianity of the other? If so, then The Myth of Certainty is for you. Daniel Taylor suggests a path to committed faith that is both consistent with the tradition of Christian orthodoxy and sensitive to the pluralism, complexity and relativism of our age.

The case for the questioning Christian is made with both incisive analysis and lively storytelling. Brief fictional interludes provide an alternate way of exploring topics at hand and vividly depict the real-life dilemmas reflective Christians often face.

Taylor affirms a call to throw off the paralysis of uncertainty and to risk commitment to God without forfeiting the God-given gift of an inquiring mind. Throughout he demonstrates clearly how much the world and the church need question askers.

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Review 1 for The Myth of Certainty
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Just what I needed to hear.

Date:April 21, 2012
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Location:Wonder Lake, IL
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This book was recommended to me by a friend who had read it many years ago. It is not for everyone, but if you are a reflective Christian, this book provides a comforting approach to reconciling reason and faith.
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Date:September 7, 2009
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Carol Rosebrock
His intelligence is way above mine. I found I needed to look up many words as I was reading. He was thought provoking. I especially agreed with the last paragraph on pg. 123 continuing on to page 124. Good food for thought.
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Review 3 for The Myth of Certainty
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Date:November 5, 2001
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Karen Bergey
This book is a must for the thinking believer. If you are discouraged by the trap of legalism or feel frustrated by the dead ends of secular reasoning, this book is balm for your soul. Taylor takes the reader to a more mature place of awe and renewed hunger for knowledge of our Creator. This is one to read not once or twice but often.
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Date:March 27, 2001
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Mike Brown
This is one of the best books I have ever laid my eyes upon. If you are a person who believes, but is full of doubts, this is a book for you. If only there were more books such as this.
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Date:May 31, 2000
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David Stobie
Exceptional book! Perfect gift for that friend or family member who has doubts... but wants to believe. Taylor makes the reading a joy and gives "permission" to question - not often found in Christian literature.
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