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Was the Virgin Conception of Jesus Borrowed from Prior Mythologies? (Cold Case Christianity Broadcast #53)

In this episode of the Cold-Case Christianity Broadcast, J. Warner Wallace continues his series on the virgin conception of Jesus. Was the virgin conception borrowed from ancient pagan myths? Do these ancient mythologies resemble Jesus or offer a similar birth narrative? Would ancient Jews or Christians borrow such a notion? …

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Why Wasn’t the Virgin Conception of Jesus Mentioned by Mark or Paul? (Cold Case Christianity Broadcast #54)

In this episode of the Cold-Case Christianity Broadcast, J. Warner Wallace continues his series on the virgin conception of Jesus. If the virgin conception of Jesus really happened, why didn’t Mark or Paul say anything about it? Does their silence mean the virgin conception was a late idea added to …

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Is the Virgin Conception of Jesus Necessary and Reasonable? (Cold Case Christianity Broadcast #52)

In this episode of the Cold-Case Christianity Broadcast, J. Warner Wallace begins a series on the virgin conception of Jesus. Why is the virgin conception an essential truth about Jesus in the first place? Is it necessary? How can anyone believe in such an event? Is it reasonable? (For more …

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Does the “Unreasonable” Nature of the Virgin Conception Invalidate the Story of Jesus?

For some, the miraculous claim of the virgin conception of Jesus disqualifies the Gospel accounts as reliable history. The famous writer, atheist and debater, Christopher Hitchens regularly referred to the virgin conception as a clear example of the unreasonable nature of the Gospels. Hitchens would occasionally attempt to demonstrate the …

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