The historicity and accuracy of the Bible, particularly the New Testament, are topics of major importance. Throughout history, people have called into question the validity of the Bible. Those questions increased drastically in the 20th and now the 21st centuries. People simply are skeptical of the Bible and Christians need to be ready for a defense of the Scriptures.
Greg Gilbert has provided in this book a masterful pairing of the classical arguments and proofs for the authority of the Bible and modern day illustrations to help us understand each concept. He asks, and answers, the important questions of what about the fact that we do not have originals, only copies of copies? Did these events really happen? Can we really trust the authors? All of these questions, and more, are answered in Why Trust the Bible?
The book is an easy read. I took a few excerpts from the book and checked the reading level and the average was 10th grade. So, while this book may not be easy for younger readers, adults will enjoy the content and find great insight on the Scriptures that they hold dear.
All in all, this book is an important work for any Christian to have in their library. Not just so they can explain to the world why we believe and trust the Bible, that is important, but to know for themselves that there are logical reasons for believe Scripture and it is not just a blind faith.
I received this book from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review.