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The Evidence You Need to Defend Your Faith

The Reason I Believe Delivers a Fact-based Defense of Christianity

When Christians are confronted with challenges to their faith, they need to be armed with facts. The Reason I Believe: The Basics of Christian Apologetics, written by Allen Quist, equips them to confidently answer questions such as “Is Scripture true?” with concrete facts.

“In an age such as ours, with all its moral and religious confusion, a basic orientation to apologetics is becoming increasingly vital for all Christians, including both pastors and laity,” writes Dr. Adam Francisco. “Professor Quist has achieved just the right balance for both, providing a robust yet succinct overview of the evidence of the Christian faith.”

In The Reason I Believe Quist offers a wealth of evidence for the truthfulness of Christianity, including the existence of God, the reliability of Scripture, and the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Quist also presents a biblical response to the problem of evil and the scientific issues with Darwinism, equipping Christianity to respond to these common objections to their faith with confidence.

The Reason I Believe is available now at For more information, please contact Lindsey Martie, or 314-268-1303.

Praise for The Reason I Believe

“A remarkable contribution to the defense of biblical faith.”—Dr. John Warwick Montgomery, Director, International Academy of Apologetics, Evangelism, and Human Rights, Strasbourg, France

“The word apologetics scares a lot of people, because they think that refers to an exceedingly intellectual treatment of complex matters. Such is not the case with this book. Allen Quist offers us an extremely readable, biblical presentation in clear and accessible language.”—Dr. Joel Heck, Professor of Theology, Concordia University Texas

“His explanation of natural law and its use in apologetics is the best I’ve ever seen.”—John A. Eidsmoe, Professor, Oak Brook College of Law 

About Allen Quist

Allen Quist is a researcher, author, and writer whose passion is Christian apologetics. He is an adjunct professor of apologetics at Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary, Mankato, Minnesota, and a member of the Committee on Doctrine for the Evangelical Lutheran Synod.

About Concordia Publishing House

Concordia Publishing House (CPH) is the publishing arm of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. For over 145 years, CPH has provided individuals, churches, and schools with products that are faithful to the Scriptures and the Lutheran Confessions. From books and Bibles to church supplies, curriculum, and software, CPH offers more than 8,000 products to support the proclamation of the Gospel worldwide. Visit CPH online at