Category Archives: Historical Jesus

Comparing Synoptic Gospels with extant copies of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

In order to understand that argument, read this article about all the different copies and printings that we have extant of Abraham Lincoln’s “Gettysburg Address”; and it is easy to image that the Synoptic Gospels took their eventual shape in … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Bible is not corrupted, Historical Jesus, Historical reliability of the Bible, History, Synoptic Gospels

Historical Testimony for Jesus’ Death and Deity

The Death of Jesus and the Defeat of Islam: https://www.risenjesus.com/the-death-of-jesus-the-defeat-of-islam The Early Church Fathers on Jesus: https://www.risenjesus.com/the-early-church-fathers-on-jesus  

Posted in Apologetics, church history, Crucifixion of Jesus Christ, Deity of Christ, early church history, Historical Jesus, History, Islam, Muslims, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Crucifixion debates

 

Posted in Apologetics, Atonement for sin, Crucifixion of Jesus Christ, Historical Jesus, Historical reliability of the Bible, History, Islam, Muslims | 17 Comments

Karl Barth and Carl Henry

Originally posted on For the Sake of the Name:
Carl F.H. Henry recalls in his autobiography the time he engaged Karl Barth during a news conference: Identifying myself as ‘Carl Henry, editor of Christianity Today,’ I continued: ‘The question, Dr.…

Posted in Historical Jesus, Historical reliability of the Bible, Liberal Theology, Reliability of the Bible, The Resurrection of Jesus Christ, Truth

Early Church Fathers on Jesus

https://www.risenjesus.com/the-early-church-fathers-on-jesus Mike Licona’s article here is good.  I don’t agree with Licona with some things; but this is good.

Posted in Apologetics, church history, Historical Jesus

Michael Kruger demonstrates the problems with Bart Ehrman’s theory

https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/book-reviews-jesus-before-the-gospels

Posted in Apologetics, Bart Ehrman, Bible is not corrupted, Historical Jesus

Earliest New Testament traditions confirm the Deity of Christ, the crucifixion, death, and resurrection of Christ.

This is a debate between Dr. James White and Dr. Shabir Ally on the Deity of Christ and the earliest NT writings/traditions.  Dr. White did an excellent job of showing the earliest traditions / writings do demonstrate that the earliest … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Deity of Christ, Historical Jesus, Islam, Muslims, Shabir Ally