From the March/April, 2017 issue of Touchstone
book reviews Sound Bites by Donald T. Williams

Book Review

Sound Bites

Philosophy in Seven Sentences: A Small Introduction to a Vast Topic
by Douglas Groothuis

IVP Academic, 2016
(159 pages, $16.00, paperback)

reviewed by Donald T. Williams

Philosophers are not known for their economy or their clarity with words—unless they achieve it by switching to even more obscure forms of communication, such as symbolic logic. So Denver Seminary philosopher and apologist Douglas Groothuis deserves marks for audacity if nothing else for attempting to introduce us to philosophy in only seven sentences. It is not, of course, that his book is only seven sentences long. But he doe . . .


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