Category Archives: Gospel according to Mark

Was Matthew 27:9 a mistake?

Abdullah, a Muslim wrote: However, the proof that your bible got corrupted can be shown by material evidences. In fact, we don’t need any manuscript to prove that. Just look to the stories from Mark to John, and how they … Continue reading

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Who really wrote the Gospels?

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

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One of a Muslim’s favorite scholars refutes Islamic mis-use of Mark 10:18

More refutation of Paul Williams and other Muslims’ mis-use of Mark 10:18: Truth never changes.  I originally wrote this on August 21, 2012, at the other blog I sometimes write at;  and it is still true. Richard Bauchkam calls Mark … Continue reading

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

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 the fact. I understand that argument, … Continue reading

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One of Paul Bilal Williams’ favorite conservative Christian scholars proves him wrong

I wrote this back on August 21, 2012, at another blog that I also write for: Paul B. Williams’ favorite Christian scholar seems to be James D. G. Dunn, but he also likes to use Richard Bauckham on some issues, … Continue reading

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