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Hank Hanegraaff

Hank Hanegraaff serves as president and chairman of the board of the North Carolina–based Christian Research Institute International. He is also host of the Bible Answer Man radio program, which is broadcast daily across the United States and Canada as well as around the world through the Internet at http://www.equip.org.

Widely considered to be one of the world's leading Christian apologists, Hanegraaff is deeply committed to equipping Christians to be so familiar with truth that when counterfeits loom on the horizon, they recognize them instantaneously.

Through his live call-in radio broadcast, Hanegraaff equips Christians to read the Bible for all it's worth and answers questions on the basis of careful research and sound reasoning. Additionally, Hanegraaff regularly interviews today's most significant leaders, apologists, and thinkers.

Hanegraaff is the author of award-winning best sellers, including The Prayer of Jesus, Christianity in Crisis, and Resurrection, the latter providing a stirring and persuasive defense of the central event in Christianity. Resurrection and Christianity in Crisis both won the Gold Medallion for excellence in Christian literature awarded by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. Hanegraaff's books Counterfeit Revival and The FACE that Demonstrates the Farce of Evolution each won the Silver Medallion. The Prayer of Jesus was honored as a top 10 best-selling nonfiction book in both 2001 and 2002 by the Christian Booksellers Association, while the small-group video presentation "The Prayer of Jesus EZ Lesson Plan" taught by Hanegraaff won a Telly Award in 2003.

Recent releases include The Apocalypse Code: Find Out What the Bible REALLY Says about the End Times . . . And Why It Matters Today; The Legacy Study Bible; The Bible Answer Book, Volume 1, which answers common questions regarding Christianity, culture, and cults; and The Bible Answer Book, Volume 2, in which he tackles tough questions, including "How can Christians legitimize a God who orders the genocide of entire nations?" and "How could the Bible command a rape victim to marry her rapist?"

He is also coauthor of the novel Fuse of Armageddon; The Last Disciple fiction trilogy (The Last Disciple, The Last Sacrifice, and, forthcoming, The Last Temple); The Da Vinci Code: Fact or Fiction?; and Seven Questions of a Promise Keeper.

Other works include The Covering: God's Plan to Protect You from Evil; The Third Day; Fatal Flaws: What Evolutionists Don't Want You to Know; and The Millennium Bug Debugged.

Hanegraaff is a regular contributor to Christian Research Journal and The Plain Truth magazine. A popular conference speaker, he addresses churches, schools, and businesses worldwide. He is frequently invited to appear on national media programs to discuss a wide range of issues.

Hanegraaff and his wife, Kathy, live in North Carolina and are the parents of nine children—Michelle; Katie; David; John Mark; Hank, Jr.; Christina; Paul; Faith; and baby Grace—and the grandparents of five.


Hank Hanegraaff se desempeña como presidente de Christian Research Institute International, ubicado en Carolina del Norte. También conduce el programa de radio Bible Answer Man, que se transmite diariamente a todo Estados Unidos y Canadá, así como también a todo el mundo a través de Internet en http://www.equip.org.>

Es ampliamente considerado como uno de los más destacados expertos cristianos en apologética del mundo. Hanegraaff esta profundamente comprometido con equipar cristianos para que se familiaricen con la verdad para que cuando las falsificaciones aparezcan en el horizonte, las puedan reconocer instantáneamente.


Mediante llamadas en vivo a su programa de radio, Hanegraaff equipa a los cristianos para que lean la Biblia con toda el alma y contesta preguntas en base a una cuidadosa investigación y un razonamiento sólido. Además, Hanegraaff entrevista regularmente a los líderes, expertos en apologética y pensadores más importantes de la actualidad.


Hanegraaff es autor de éxitos editoriales premiados, que incluyen The Prayer of Jesus, Christianity in Crisis y Resurrection, este último proporciona una emocionante y persuasiva defensa del acontecimiento central del cristianismo. Resurrection y Christianity in Crisis han ganado el Gold Medallion a la excelencia en literatura cristiana otorgado por Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. Los libros de Hanegraaff, Counterfeit Revival y The FACE that Demonstrates the Farce of Evolution, han ganado un Silver Medallion cada uno. The Prayer of Jesus fue laureado como uno de los 10 libros de no ficción más vendidos de 2001 y 2002 por Christian Booksellers Association, mientras que la presentación en video para grupos pequeños llamada "The Prayer of Jesus EZ Lesson Plan", realizada por Hanegraaff, ganó un premio Telly en 2003.


Sus publicaciones recientes incluyen The Apocalypse Code: Find Out What the Bible REALLY Says about the End Times . . . And Why It Matters Today; The Legacy Study Bible; The Bible Answer Book, Volume 1, que contesta a preguntas comunes sobre el cristianismo, la cultura y los cultos; y The Bible Answer Book, Volume 2, en el que aborda preguntas difíciles, que incluyen "¿cómo pueden los cristianos legitimar a un Dios que ordena el genocidio de naciones enteras?" y “cómo puede la Biblia ordenar a una víctima de violación que se case con su violador?"


Es también coautor de la novela Fuse of Armageddon, la trilogía de ficción The Last Disciple (The Last Disciple, The Last Sacrifice, y la próxima a aparecer, The Last Temple), The Da Vinci Code: Fact or Fiction? ; y Seven Questions of a Promise Keeper.


Otras obras incluyen The Covering: God's Plan to Protect You from Evil; The Third Day; Fatal Flaws: What Evolutionists Don't Want You to Know; y The Millennium Bug Debugged.


Hanegraaff es un asiduo colaborador de Christian Research Journal y la revista The Plain Truth. Como conferencista popular, diserta en iglesias, escuelas y negocios de todo el mundo. Es invitado frecuentemente a aparecer en programas de medios nacionales para abordar una amplia variedad de temas.


Hanegraaff y su esposa Kathy viven en Carolina del Norte y tienen nueve hijos: Michelle, Katie, David, John Mark, Hank, Jr., Christina, Paul, Faith y la pequeña Grace, y tienen cinco nietos.

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