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How Can We Trust the Gospels as Eyewitness Accounts? (Cold Case Christianity Broadcast #107)

In this episode of the Cold-Case Christianity Broadcast, J. Warner answers listener email and discusses the nature of the New Testament Gospels. Can they legitimately be considered “eyewitness accounts”? If so, how do we overcome the fact that they would not qualify as anything other than “hearsay” accounts in a …

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Does the Temple Prediction Invalidate the Early Dating of the Gospels?

While the absence of any description of the temple’s destruction can reasonably be interpreted as a piece of circumstantial evidence supporting the early dating of the New Testament accounts, skeptics sometimes use this fact to make just the opposite case. Many have proposed that Jesus’s prediction related to the destruction …

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Jesus Specifically Said, “I am God”

As a skeptic, I was willing to accept a “nice guy” version of Jesus. You know, the wise sage from the past who was misunderstood and mythicized into something divine by leaders of a movement who were either mistaken or deceptive. Jesus might have been a nice guy and a …

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