Tag Archives: Christian history

Were the Early Christians Really Persecuted?

In Cold Case Christianity, I discuss the evidential value of the martyrdoms of the original eyewitnesses to the Resurrection of Jesus. When evaluating the reliability of these witnesses, their potential bias can be assessed on the basis of their willingness to die rather than recant their testimony. Many skeptics, however, …

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Did the Apostles Really Die for Their Claims? (Podcast)

In this podcast, J. Warner examines the evidence for the early persecution of the Church and the martyrdom of the Apostles. Did the first eyewitnesses of the Resurrection die rather than recant their testimony? Can we trust the early accounts? Why does it matter in the first place? Subscribe to …

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