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Does the New Testament we have accurately represent what was originally written?

J. Warner Wallace – The Top Three Reasons the Bible Is Reliable – YouTube

J. Warner Wallace – The Top Three Reasons the Bible Is Reliable – YouTube.

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Annotated Bibliography on New Testament Text and Canon

These are works I have cited in various posts I have written for this blog.  The list is not exhaustive for often I have cited a work with the relevant information in the post itself.  I’ve begun this bibliography so … Continue reading

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The Reliability of the New Testament (Textual Corruption) – YouTube

The Reliability of the New Testament (Textual Corruption) – YouTube. (from the InspiringPhilosophy YouTube channel) This video quotes Dan Wallace, Darrell Bock, and Craig Evans.  Perhaps its greatest value is in demonstrating one-by-one that the textual variants presented by skeptics … Continue reading

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What Former Evangelical Luke Muehlhauser Says About the New Testament in Which He No Longer Trusts

Luke Muehlhauser grew up Christian but renounced his faith and became a vocal atheist.  One of his endeavors in this regard is the blog Common Sense Atheism.  In one of his blog posts there, he points out the how reliable … Continue reading

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“The New Testament: Text, Translation, Canon” – Lecture by Mike Licona

“The New Testament: Text, Translation, Canon” – Mike Licona – YouTube. His discussion of canon begins about 24:38.

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Chronology of the New Testament Text and Canon

The canon of the New Testament developed slowly and gradually over several centuries.  The purpose of this timeline is to identify some of the notable steps in the process that led from the writing of the 27 documents in the 1st Century … Continue reading

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How Do We Know That The New Testament Was Written in the 1st Century? Frank Turek Explains

How Do We Know That The New Testament Was Written Early? Frank Turek Explains. – YouTube. Excerpt: Ignatius, an early church father, by 110 AD, had quoted from 25 of the 27 New Testament books.  So these books must have … Continue reading

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Overview of the Textual Reliability of the New Testament

The Reliability of the New Testament (Introduction) – YouTube.  (www.inspiringphilosophy.org) This video provides a comprehensive overview of the textual evidence behind the New Testament.  It shows why we can be more confident that we are reading what was originally written than … Continue reading

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Frank Turek – Is the New Testament True?

Frank Turek – Is the New Testament True? – YouTube. Frank Turek begins this video by saying that if you’re going to answer the question, “Is the New Testament True?” then you have to ask the question in two parts: … Continue reading

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Do We Have the Original Text? Some Optimism in Textual Criticism | Michael J. Kruger

Mike Kruger’s closing words in this article: Although we can acknowledge that absolute certainty about every single variant is unattainable, we can also acknowledge that absolute certainty is not necessary.  We can recover a text so very close to the … Continue reading

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