Category Archives: Historical reliability of the Bible

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…

Posted in Apologetics, Gospel according to John, Gospel according to Luke, Gospel according to Mark, Historical reliability of the Bible, Islam, Muslims, The 4 gospels and their titles

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

The “I am” statements in the Gospel according to John

A good defense of the “I am” statements in the Gospel of John as historically true and reliable. https://robertbowman.net/2017/10/04/top-10-reasons-for-accepting-jesus-i-am-sayings-in-john-as-historically-reliable/#_edn11

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Refuting the “Messianic Secret Argument” against the historicity of the gospel of John

http://whatswrongwiththeworld.net/2018/09/the_messianic_secret_argument.html  

Posted in Apologetics, Gospel according to John, Gospel according to Mark, Historical Jesus, Historical reliability of the Bible, Inerrancy

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

Dr. James White on the historical process of the canon of the New Testament

http://www.aomin.org/aoblog/1989/10/01/the-early-canon-process-of-the-new-testament    

Posted in Apologetics, Canon of Scripture, church history, early church history, Historical reliability of the Bible, Uncategorized

Crucifixion debates

 

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