Tag Archives: gospel reliability

John’s Gospel May Have Been Last, But It Wasn’t Late

While teaching a recent Colson Center Short Course, I was asked about the dating of John’s Gospel. This New Testament text is generally believed to have been written after the other gospels (Mark, Matthew and Luke). I think there are several good reasons to accept this claim, given the historical …

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Are The Gospels Written By Eyewitnesses? (Video)

J. Warner Wallace, author of Cold-Case Christianity, was interviewed by Bobby Conway (The One Minute Apologist) and discussed the status of the gospel authors. Are there any good reasons to believe these authors were truly eyewitnesses? (For more information related to Bobby’s great ministry, visit: http://oneminuteapologist.com/) To see more training …

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Unbelievable? Does Josephus’ Account of John the Baptist Invalidate the Gospels?

I recently had the opportunity to record an episode of Unbelievable? with Justin Brierley (it’s airing this Saturday, August 24th2013). He invited two skeptics to join us and discuss apparent contradictions in the history offered by the Gospel authors when compared to non-Christian historians. One skeptic, with a heavy accent …

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Was the Virgin Conception Borrowed from Prior Mythologies?

I thought I would complete this week’s series of Christmas blogs by addressing three common objections to the virgin conception of Jesus. I’ll start with the objection that the virgin conception was borrowed from prior pagan mythologies such as those of Mithras or Horus. Skeptics have properly observed that many …

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