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Het hart van de zaak: waarom apologetiek faalt te overtuigen

The Heart of the Matter: Why Apologetics Fails to Convince

This is the pre-editorial version of my recent (Dutch language) article for newspaper Reformatorisch Dagblad, a conservative newspaper in the Netherlands, on why apologetics fails to convince its audience. I use James K. A. Smith’s book “Desiring the Kingdom” to show that apologetics doesn’t reach the human heart, the real locus of dedication and source of transformation.