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-Is Jesus a Myth?

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Is Jesus a myth? No. The idea seems rather preposterous to most Christians with a living breathing relationship with the Son of God. But it sure has become popular in pop culture to say that he is. Here’s an article by Mary Jo Sharp that addresses the theory that Jesus was merely a myth that […]

“New Evidences the Gospels were Based on Eyewitness Accounts”

Saturday, May 28th, 2011

Here’s a lecture Dr. Peter J. Williams presenting  “New Evidences the Gospels were Based on Eyewitness Accounts”.  Dr. Williams of the University of Cambridge answers some common objections and builds a case for understanding the Gospels as a representation of eyewitness accounts. Particularly good for answering some of the latest conjectures of Dr. Bart Ehrman: […]

-“Who wrote the Gospels?”

Saturday, February 19th, 2011

Here’s one sample of what is available on the EhrmanProject.com site: “Who wrote the Gospels?”  -by Dr. Michael Kruger Associate Professor of New Testament Reformed Theological Seminary Dr. Kruger does a good job here answering the contentions made by Dr. Ehrman and many others that the Gospels were written late in the 1st century anonymously […]

-How Works Were ‘Published’ and Circulated in the Ancient Roman World

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

Here’s a great article by Dr. Ben Witherington: “THOUGHTS ON THEOPHILUS AND HIS ROLE IN EARLY CHRISTIANITY” The article discusses how works were shared and ‘published’ in the 1st century Roman world. Very helpful in understanding the process of how the New Testament books and letters were written and circulated starting with Luke-Acts.             *Top

-Sola Scriptura?

Saturday, October 2nd, 2010

(Image by Getty Images via @daylife) Here’s an insightful article on Sola Scriptura by NT scholar Ben Witherington: “Sola Scriptura—- What Does it Really Mean?” Witherington points out that ‘sola scriptura’ wasn’t really possible until the 4th or 5th century: This of course raises the question of what ‘sola Scriptura’ could profitably mean in view […]