Category Archives: Apologetics

Martin Hengel and R. T. France on the Gospel titles, κατα Μαθθαιον, κατα Μαρκον, κατα Λυκαν, κατα Ιωαννην

Originally posted on Apologetics and Agape:
Ibn Issam wrote: Sorry but Jesus did not “predict His own arrest, trials, crucifixion, death and resurrection several times.” The Gospels were written by unknown pseudepigraphal authors who were writing about the events after…

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Since they started learning our language, and challenging us in our mother tongue . . .

Originally posted on Apologetics and Agape:
Ahmed Deedat explains why he started his own Islamic Da’wa (Invitation) – his work of debating Christians and inviting people to Islam. Deedat recounts the author of the book, “Izharul Haqq”, ( اظهار الحق…

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Historical Evidence for the Gospels, Dr. Timothy McGrew

Posted in Apologetics, Bart Ehrman, Bible is not corrupted, church history, early church history, Gospel according to John, Gospel according to Luke, Gospel according to Mark, Historical reliability of the Bible

What scholars and other skeptics and Muslim “apologists” (those who give Da’wa and defend Islam) ignore

As you listen, please open the Bible, and stop and read the passages and think about them: John 1:1-5 John 1:14 John 20:28 Dr. White makes a great point – “he said to him” – εἶπεν αὐτῷ – clearly “My … Continue reading

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Cyprian vs. Stephen, Bishop of Rome, 257-258 AD

From the web-Archive Originally posted on Jan. 19, 2015 Third Century Opposition to Claims of Primacy by Stephen (d. 257) especially by Cyprian (d. 258) On Catholic Answers, episode #6796, Dr. David Anders argued that in the third century Pope Stephen … Continue reading

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Cyprian’s opposition to Stephen, bishop of Rome, 257-258 AD

From the web archive.

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Israel Is the New Egypt in Matthew 2:15

Originally posted on Unto Him:
The citation of Hosea 11:1 in Matthew 2:15 is a well-known example of a New Testament text using an Old Testament text, and the explanations for this particular case are multiple. For the record, I…

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