Category Archives: Other Biblical-Era Literature

Mike Licona’s Research on Plutarch’s Lives Relative to the Gospels

On July 12, 2014, Nick Peters interviewed Mike Licona about research on Plutarch’s Lives (links below). Some data points mentioned by Licona beginning about the 30:00 mark: – Licona wanted to research ancient biographies written 150-200 years either side of Christ for … Continue reading

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Ancient and Modern Historiography: What Are The Gospels? | THINKAPOLOGETICS.COM

I think the writer here is Eric Chabot.  In any case, he is focused on the genre of the gospels.  In the conclusion, he writes: It is my hope that more people will take the time to look at the genre … Continue reading

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Greek Historian Herodotus Wrote of the Tower of Babel

The Tower of Babel (Markus Lloyd)

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Is Our Copy of the Bible a Reliable Copy of the Original? by Rich Deem

The content of this post has been moved to Comparing the Textual Integrity of the Bible to Other Documents of Antiquity |  Rich Deem.

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Are There Other Resurrection Myths? – William Lane Craig

One of today’s urban myths is that antiquity is filled with myths of dying and rising gods of which Christianity was just a copy-cat formulation.  In less than two minutes, Christian philosopher William Lane Craig sets the record straight. Are … Continue reading

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Is there any non-Christian evidence for the Crucifixion of Jesus? by Tim O’Neill on Quora

Tim O’Neill, Atheist, Medievalist, Sceptic and amateur Historian,” answers this question on Quora.  In short, he sees no reasonable basis for rejecting the crucifixion of Jesus as historical.  In his own words: The crucifixion of a minor Galilean preacher who caused … Continue reading

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