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Why is the Early Dating of the Gospels So Important? (Video)

Why is the Early Dating of the Gospels So Important
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How can we investigate the gospels to determine if they are valid and reliable? Does early dating really matter? If so, how can we test the date the gospels were authored? Pastor Nat Crawford from Back to the Bible Ministries discusses the issue with J. Warner on the Hard Questions, Real Answers Podcast.

For more information about the reliability of the New Testament gospels and the case for Christianity, please read Cold-Case Christianity: A Homicide Detective Investigates the Claims of the Gospels. This book teaches readers ten principles of cold-case investigations and applies these strategies to investigate the claims of the gospel authors. The book is accompanied by an eight-session Cold-Case Christianity DVD Set (and Participant’s Guide) to help individuals or small groups examine the evidence and make the case.

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J. Warner Wallace is a Dateline featured cold-case homicide detective, popular national speaker and best-selling author. He continues to consult on cold-case investigations while serving as a Senior Fellow at the Colson Center for Christian Worldview. He is also an Adj. Professor of Christian Apologetics at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University, and a faculty member at Summit Ministries. He holds a BA in Design (from CSULB), an MA in Architecture (from UCLA), and an MA in Theological Studies (from Gateway Seminary).

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  1. John P. Hageman

    August 14, 2021 at 1:33 pm

    Are you familiar with the book, “Jesus, Interrupted,” by the Theological Professor, Dr. Bart Ehrman? His book is an in-depth analysis of a “historical-critical” review of the New Testament. Just wondering if you might have any comments on that book, if you’ve read it.

    Thank you and may God bless, John.
    John P. Hageman, MS, CHP
    Research Scientist/Author

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