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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Lee Strobel  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult; Young Adult; Children;

Born: 1952 in Arlington Heights, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Lee is a former journalist for the Chicago Tribune.

Biographical and Professional Information

Atheist-turned-Christian Lee Strobel, the former award-winning legal editor of The Chicago Tribune, is a New York Times best-selling author of nearly twenty books and has been interviewed on numerous national television programs, including ABC's 20/20, Fox News, and CNN. For a complete listing of his over 30 published books, please check his website.

Published Works

  • God's Outrageous Claims: Discover What They Mean for You , Zondervan, 2005
  • The Case for Christmas: A Journalist Investigates the Identity of the Child in the Manger , Zondervan, 2005
  • Off My Case for Kids: 12 Stories to Help You Defend Your Faith (with Robert Elmer), Zonderkids, 2006
  • The Case for Christ for Kids (with Rob Suggs), Zonderkids, 2006
  • The Case for Faith for Kids (with Rob Suggs), Zonderkids, 2006
  • The Case for a Creator Participant's Guide: A Six-Session Investigation of the Scientific Evidence That Points toward God (with Gary Poole , Zondervan, 2008
  • The Case for Christ Participant's Guide: A Six-Session Investigation of the Evidence for Jesus (with Gary Poole), Zondervan, 2008
  • The Unexpected Adventure: Taking Everyday Risks to Talk with People about Jesus (with Mark Mittelberg), Zondervan, 2009
  • The Case for the Real Jesus: A Journalist Investigates Current Attacks on the Identity of Christ , Zondervan, 2009
  • Case for the Creator For Kids (with Rob Suggs), Zonderkids, 2010

Selected Titles At Your Library

God's outrageous claims :
ISBN: 0310266122. OCLC Number:

Zondervan :. Grand Rapids, Mich. :. ©2005.

Reveals how God's rules on sex, doubt, loneliness, self-forgiveness, and eternal difference can help people transform their lives and live in God's vision.

The case for Christmas :
ISBN: 0310266297. OCLC Number:

Zondervan :. Grand Rapids, Mich. :. ©2005.

- The fingerprint evidence : did Jesus and Jesus alone match the identity of the Messiah?

Off my case for kids :
ISBN: 0310711991. OCLC Number:

Zonderkidz,. Grand Rapids, Mich. :. ©2006.

A collection of stories designed to help children learn how to defend their faith to their peers and elders while still living out God's vision for them.

The case for Christ for kids /
ISBN: 0310711479. OCLC Number:

Zonderkidz,. Grand Rapids, Mich. :. ©2006.

Tries to explain in plain terms who Jesus was according to the Bible, and suggests reasons why the Bible should be believed.

The case for faith for kids /
ISBN: 0310711460. OCLC Number:

Zonderkidz,. Grand Rapids, Mich. :. ©2006.

From bestselling author Lee Strobel's well-renowned, bestselling series exploring the life of Jesus and what it means to be a Christian, The Case for Miracles for Kids tackles the tough questions kids ask about God, Jesus, and miracles, as well as providing information for kids who want to learn more so they can share their faith and knowledge with others. Mixing light-hearted prose and a conversational style with historical facts, research, and true stories, this book brings the miracles and ministry of Jesus to life and shows why they still matter today.

The case for a Creator :
ISBN: 0310282853. OCLC Number:

Zondervan,. Grand Rapids, Mich. :. ©2008.

The case for Christ :
ISBN: 0310282829. OCLC Number:

Zondervan,. Grand Rapids, Mich. :. ©2008.

The unexpected adventure :
ISBN: 0310283922. OCLC Number:

Zondervan,. Grand Rapids, Mich. :. ©2009.

When we seize opportunities to talk with others about Jesus, days that start out dull and tedious can quickly blossom into exciting escapades. Written for today's multigenerational, multicultural world, The Unexpected Adventure helps readers take easy steps into a natural evangelistic lifestyle that will energize their own faith while making an eternal difference in the lives of people they encounter. Using a devotional-style format, bestselling authors Lee Strobel and Mark Mittelberg tell dramatic and sometimes funny stories from their own lives and then draw out practical applications backed by Scripture. Readers will be inspired with fresh compassion for their spiritually confused friends and equipped with practical strategies for influencing others for Christ. Entire churches will be rejuvenated as congregations discover that evangelism can be the adventure of a lifetime starting today.

The case for the real Jesus :
ISBN: 0310292018. OCLC Number:

Zondervan,. Grand Rapids, Mich. :. ©2007.

Explores provocative questions about modern scholarship and conspiracy theories that debunk the traditional Christ, inviting readers to evaluate the arguments and evidence presented by Muslim scholars, liberal theologians, and atheists, and reach their own verdict.

Case for a Creator for kids /
ISBN: 0310719925. OCLC Number:

Zonderkidz,. Grand Rapids, Mich. :. ©2010.

Offers a faith-based approach to science, the universe, and the development of human life.

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