From the July/August, 2007 issue of Touchstone
Practical Apologetic by Louis Markos

Practical Apologetic

Simply Christian: Why Christianity Makes Sense
by N. T. Wright
HarperSanFrancisco, 2006
(256 pages, $22.95, hardcover)

reviewed by Louis Markos

Just as C. S. Lewis began Mere Christianity by arguing that our intuitive sense of the moral law points toward a supernatural Director of that law, so N. T. Wright, Anglican bishop of Durham, begins Simply Christian by arguing that our inbred yearnings for justice, spirituality, relationship, and beauty point beyond our world to a Creator.

In this “pre-evangelical” section of his book, Wright appeals to the general experience of his readers rather than to abstract theological or philosophical propositions. He nudges us ge . . .


This article is only available to subscribers.

Login to Touchstone Online

Not a subscriber? Subscribe to Touchstone today for full online access. Over 30 years of content!

subscription options

Purchase
Online Subscription

Get a one-year full-access subscription to the Touchstone online archives for only $19.95. NEW: Download PDF of issues! That's only $1.66 per month!

Purchase Print &
Online Subscription

Get six issues (one year) of Touchstone PLUS full online access for only $39.95. NEW: Download PDF of issues! That's only $3.34 per month!

Transactions will be processed on the secure server of The Fellowship of St. James website, the publisher of Touchstone.

OR get a subscription to Touchstone to read on your Kindle for only $1.99 per month! (This option is KINDLE ONLY and does not include either print or online.)

Your subscription goes a long way to ensure that Touchstone is able to continue its mission of publishing quality Christian articles and commentary.


more from the online archives

28.3—May/June 2015

Dumb Sheep

on the Truth About a Slanderous Accusation by James S. Spiegel

31.1—January/February 2018

Mere Sexuality

Getting Sex Wrong Is a Foundational Error by James M. Kushiner

27.2—March/April 2014

The Rights of Aphrodite

on C. S. Lewis & the New State Paganism by W. E. Knickerbocker

Touchstone is published by

All content The Fellowship of St. James — 2018. All rights reserved.
Returns, refunds, and privacy policy.