Category Archives: Reliability of the Bible

The Qur’an never says the text of the Bible was corrupted

Originally posted on Apologetics and Agape:
An excellent presentation by a former Muslim. In the first videos, notice the difference between “lafz” لفظ (word) and “Ma’ani” معنی (meaning).  We have the Arabic word “lafz” لفظ in Farsi also, which indicates…

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Debate: Is the New Testament Reliable?

There is lot I want to say about this debate – it is very good and instructive on what happens when you don’t properly expose someone to the textual variants and history of the NT transmission of the text, and … Continue reading

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Responses to Shabir Ally and Muslims who use liberal scholarship

I had meant to follow-up on these for years, (but forgot) as they all together are very useful to read carefully and think about, along with the DL below.  These are from October – November 2013 Blog articles and a … Continue reading

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Great discussion on Inerrancy

In the first approximately 51 minutes and the last phone call, Dr. White has a great discussion on the doctrine of the Inerrancy of Scripture including the discussions between Peter Williams and Bart Ehrman and then Michael Licona and Richard … Continue reading

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Reliability of the New Testament Text

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Dr. James White teaches on the reliability of the New Testament Text.

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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.…

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Answer to the census during Qurinius’ governorship question in Luke 2:2

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Free, under persecution NT textual history vs. Government controlled and enforced textual History of the Qur’an

Discussion at a Muslim’s blog, Paul Williams, about the textual history of the Qur’an vs. the textual history of the New Testament. “a growing and sophisticated Muslim apologetics that builds its case from the fact the New Testament was not … Continue reading

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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

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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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