Lee Strobel

Moderator - Darwin Vs. Design Conferences

Atheist-turned-Christian Lee Strobel, the former award-winning legal editor of The Chicago Tribune, is the best-selling author of nearly twenty books that have sold a combined ten million copies. Described by the Washington Post as “one of the evangelical community’s most popular apologists,” Lee shared the Christian Book of the Year award in 2005 and has won Gold Medallions for The Case for Christ, The Case for Faith, The Case for a Creator, and Inside the Mind of Unchurched Harry and Mary. With a Master of Studies in Law degree from Yale Law School, Lee was a professional journalist for 14 years, winning Illinois’ top honors for investigative reporting (which he shared with a team he led) and public service journalism from United Press International. He and Leslie have been married for 34 years. Their daughter, Alison, is a novelist, and their son, Kyle, is earning a doctorate in theology at the University of Aberdeen. Lee’’s free e-newsletter, “Investigating Faith,” is available at

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