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Unbelievable?

Why After Talking with Atheists for Ten Years I'm Still a Christian
Narrated by: Justin Brierley
Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
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Born out of Premier Radio's popular Unbelievable? podcasts, this audiobook invites listeners to unpack some of the most common objections to Christianity, equipping them to respond to sceptics and better understand the reason for their faith.

Do your friends find your faith to be Unbelievable? Conversations matter. Yet, recently, good conversations about faith have been increasingly squeezed out of the public sphere. Seeking to reopen the debate, Justin Brierley began to invite atheists and sceptics on to Premier Christian Radio to air arguments for and against the Christian faith. But how has 10 years of discussion with atheists affected the presenter's faith?

Reflecting on conversations with Richard Dawkins, Derren Brown and many others, Justin explains why he still finds Christianity the most compelling explanation for life, the universe and everything. And why, regardless of belief or background, we should all welcome the conversation.

Justin Brierley is presenter of Premier Christian Radio's Unbelievable? podcast. He also Senior Editor of Premier Christianity Magazine. Justin splits his time between radio presenting, editing and serving in his local church. He enjoys finding fresh ways to create conversations about faith through programmes, videos and articles that bring theology into the real world.

©2017 Justin Brierley (P)2017 SPCK, Spokenworld Audio & Ladbroke Audio Ltd

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"Beautifully written, brilliantly argued, Justin's book will thrill Christians and challenge atheists." (R. T. Kendall, author and pastor)
"Justin has that happy knack of being able to get people of diametrically opposed opinions debating the big issues." (John Lennox, Professor of Mathematics, University of Oxford)
"Believers and non-believers (and the many in between) will be helped by this book." (Timothy Keller, Redeemer Presbyterian Church)

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A gracious and gentle defence of the Christian faith

I enjoyed listening to this book. It was easy to listen to and I found it both encouraging and informative.

It is a well structured book that gives reasons (both personal and objective) for accepting Christian beliefs as true - even in this modern scientific world.

It is intellectually engaging, without being overly technical. Both accessible to the average person yet interesting enough for the more thoughtful person.

There is nothing particularly new in the content, but it is put together in a concise and persuasive manner. It is not at all dogmatic, and is at all times respectful of people with differing views. The tone is gentle and winsome.

The presentation is in a friendly and conversational tone. Having the author read the work gave it a personal feel, and Justin's voice was easy to listen to.

I would recommend it for anyone curious about the Christian faith.

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Unmissable!

A really great book, well read by the author. Justin covers lots of topics comparing the Christian and Atheist outlook on things such as the fine tuning of the universe, morality, whether DNA points to a designer and much more. Normally Justin chairs debates on the 'Unbelievable' radio show /podcast and it was nice to hear his own views on the subjects that have been covered over the years. This book deserves a much wider audience and is definitely worth spending one of your credits on!

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Refreshing Read

Having been a Christian all my life, I've had my fair debate scrap with Muslim friends & have learned that showing genuine love far outweighs any philosophical exchange about my faith.

This book methodically dissects arguments by atheists & beautifully dismantles view points with a clinical approach. I like that the book was fair in its assessment without going all holy & patronising to Christians. I also liked that due respect was given to the atheist characters mentioned.

If you're looking for a down to earth book explaining faith in Christianity & Jesus, look no further.

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I really enjoyed this

Not listened to his show but certainly would do after reading/listening to this. Going to look into some of the writings he mentioned now...

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  • Rebecca
  • 18-04-18

Justin is awesome!

I’ve been a fan of Justin’s radio show “Unbelievable?” and knew his book would not disappoint. He is a Christian who has conversed with atheists and non believers for ten years and knows the answers to their honest questions. His book is an entertaining read while making a clear case for the existence of a creator God and that that God must be Christ. Well done, Justin!

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  • Trey
  • 06-08-18

Simply amazing

The ability to put all this information into a book and not volumes. Fun read/listen. Completely worth the time.

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  • J. Whittum
  • 01-05-18

Great book by a great radio host

gracious and windsom on the radio and now also in print. great book by a great radio host.

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  • Jeff
  • 24-01-18

Thought provoking

Justin has a gift for explaining things in a clear and concise manner. The book was easy to listen too and extremely informative. It definitely solidified my confidence in my faith. I would highly recommend the book.

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  • Justin
  • 07-12-17

This is a great book.

Justin Brierley is fair and fun to listen to. He is engaging. I enjoyed hearing his perspective.

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  • John
  • 18-11-17

Excellent story and narration

I've listened to the Unbelievable radio show for some years now and Justin always seems to be a good moderator and very fair host. His Christian understanding is intelligent and well-informed after so many interviews from opposing sides. A great book.

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  • Ms. Whimsy
  • 16-04-20

A must for everyone!

This is a fun foray into a strong, yet relatable case for Christianity. Highly recommend!

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  • Dayton Family of Four
  • 15-03-20

Atheist, Christian, or Agnostic? 👍

This took me a while to finish but was a great listen anyway. Justin has a pleasant voice and read the book with emotion. The book was as fairly written as something like this can be.

I recommend his podcast also.

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  • C. McKenzie
  • 08-03-20

A confirmation for my future ministry

This is a wonderfully erudite and humble presentation of the Christian worldview. Too often debates with atheists, agnostics and skeptics descend into either the farcical “talking past each other,” or the downright bitter and angry “talking at,” or even worse, “down to,” each other. There is no such problem with this book, which spreads the light of the gospel message without the fiery heat of man’s anger that does not work the righteousness of God.

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  • Jersey Girl
  • 31-01-20

Great listen

Lots of great insight, lots of great info, I will probably listen again and highly recommend.