Defensive Lines

A review of J. Warner Wallace's Forensic Faith: A Homicide Detective Makes the Case for a More Reasonable, Evidential Christian Faith

J. Warner Wallace often asks professing Christians, "Why are you a Christian?" Answers usually resemble one of the following: "I was raised that way," or "Because of experiences I've had," or "I just know . . ." The one response he seldom hears is, "I'm a Christian because I believe it's true."

This is something Wallace is out to change. In his first book, Cold Case Christianity, he wrote about his conversion from atheism to Christianity and presented a reasoned, evidential case for Christianity based on the reliability of the New Testament Gospels as eyewitness accounts. In his second book, God's Crime Scene, he made the case for the existence of God by showing how...


 is Deputy Editor of Salvo and writes on apologetics and matters of faith.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #42, Fall 2017 Copyright © 2024 Salvo |


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