Category Archives: church history

Review of Rod Bennett’s book, “Four Witnesses” (Part 1a)

This used to be at amazon.com, but I just noticed it is no longer there.  But see update at Beggar’s All.  It is actually still there, but a guy named Rob helped me to see how I can see it. … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, apostolic succession, church history, early church history, Rod Bennett, Roman Catholic false practices, Roman Catholicism, Truth | Leave a comment

Can a Consistent Eastern Orthodox Believer be “the Bible Answer Man” ?

Dr. James White examines Hank Hanegraaff’s recent explanations of his conversion to Eastern Orthodoxy, in the light of the gospel, Sola Scriptura, Sola Fide, prayers to icons, theosis, and other Eastern Orthodox distinctives such as “sacred oral tradition in the … Continue reading

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On Hank Hanegraaff and his conversion to Eastern Orthodoxy

Rob Bowman writes a very level-headed analysis of Hank Hanegraaff’s (President of CRI and host of the Bible Answer Man Radio Program, that was for years hosted by Walter Martin, before his sudden death in 1989. see CRI website here.) … Continue reading

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Justin Martyr was Trinitarian

In regard to the video by Dale Tuggy (a Unitarian) that Yahya Snow (a Muslim) put up; (over at Paul “Bilal” Williams’ blog, Paul is also a Muslim, a British Muslim who had an evangelical experience before becoming a Muslim, … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, church history, Deity of Christ, Development of Doctrine, early church history, The doctrine of the Trinity, Theology, Theology of God | 2 Comments

The Truth of the Nicean Council (325 AD) and Arian Controversy- 318-381 AD

Originally posted on Apologetics and Agape:
Paul Bilal Williams, a British convert to Islam, has reposted an article on the Council of Nicea by Unitarians, that is very skewed and inaccurate.  (No longer there, since Paul Williams deleted that blog.)…

Posted in Apologetics, church history, Council of Nicea, early church history, Nicea, The doctrine of the Trinity

Who really wrote the Gospels?

  see also here for more information, especially the scholarly work of Martin Hengel.

Posted in Apologetics, church history, Gospel according to John, Gospel according to Luke, Gospel according to Mark, The 4 gospels and their titles | 2 Comments

Intro lecture to the Canon, by Dr. Michael Kruger, Phd.

The Intro lecture that Dr. Michael Kruger gave to “The Canon”, is very helpful and a great start to a course that has been really needed for all Christians. An interesting background to this is that Michael Kruger was a … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Bart Ehrman, Canon of Scripture, church history, early church history, Liberal Theology, Reliability of the Bible