Category Archives: History

The Resurrection of Jesus from the dead

An excellent debate / discussion by William Lane Craig with the conservative Jewish political and cultural commentator Ben Shapiro (who is great on political and cultural issues) – demonstrates the historical facts of the resurrection of Jesus from the dead.  … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Historical Jesus, Historical reliability of the Bible, History, The Resurrection of Jesus Christ

Did Jesus Rise from the Dead?

Posted in Historical Jesus, Historical reliability of the Bible, History, The Resurrection of Jesus Christ, Theology

A “fundamentalist spirit / attitude”

What is wrong with a “fundamentalist spirit/attitude” that cannot discern nuances in disagreements on secondary and tertiary issues in other Christians? Dr. White discusses an upcoming possible debate (sometime in 2020) with Sam Shamoun over 2 issues: 1. Limited Atonement … Continue reading

Posted in "fundamentalist spirit / attitude", Apologetics, Christian Attitudes toward others, History, Sam Shamoun, Textual Variants | 7 Comments

Historical Theology from a Protestant Viewpoint, Dr. Nathan Busenitz

This is the first of 25 lectures on Historical Theology from the early church up to the Reformation.  I have not listened to them all, but jumped around some; and still have a long way to go.  Overall, it looks … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, church history, early church history, History, Theology

The Books that did not make it into the Bible

The beginning of Wesley Huff’s lecture (see the video at the end of this post) was a condensation of the opening of the book, “The Heresy of Orthodoxy” by Andreas Kostenberger and Michael Kruger – very important to see the … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Bart Ehrman, Canon of Scripture, church history, early church history, History, Islam, Muslims

Balancing the common claim that the Copts and Miaphysites welcomed the Arab Muslim Invaders

Always treated with immense suspicion the narrative of Miaphysites of Egypt and Syria welcoming Arab imperialism in lieu of Byzantium. Akin to the bs of the supposed “tolerant cosmopolitanism” in Arab/Maghrebi occupied Iberian peninsula. https://t.co/lsLTz07STp — Romanos I Lekapenos (@Lekapenos) … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Balance, church history, History, Islam, Muslims

Zeitgeist Film Debunked: Jesus is not a copy of pagan gods

Posted in Apologetics, atheism, Historical Jesus, History, Truth