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The Case for Christ


The Case for Christ: A Journalist's Personal Investigation of the Evidence for Jesus


"The Case for Christ" by Lee Strobel is a compelling exploration of the historical and factual basis of Christianity, focusing on the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Strobel, an investigative journalist and a former skeptic, embarks on a quest to determine the reliability of the Christian claims about Jesus.

Key Themes

  1. Historical Evidence: The book examines historical records and expert testimonies to validate the existence and life of Jesus.
  2. Eyewitness Accounts: Strobel emphasizes the credibility of the Gospel narratives, underscoring their basis in eyewitness testimony.
  3. Resurrection: A central theme is the investigation into the resurrection of Jesus, considered the linchpin of Christian faith.


  • Investigative Approach: Strobel applies his journalistic skills, interviewing scholars and experts in theology, history, and archeology.
  • Skepticism to Faith: The narrative is a personal journey from skepticism to belief, showcasing a transformation influenced by evidence and logical reasoning.
  • Balanced Examination: While written from a Christian perspective, the book attempts to address questions and doubts fairly.


"The Case for Christ" presents a rational and evidence-based case for Christianity. It's a compelling read for those interested in the historical and factual underpinnings of the Christian faith, appealing to both believers and skeptics.