Category Archives: Alleged Discrepancies

A. N. Sherwin-White on Jesus as Historical Figure

(2-minute read; 350 words) Source: Come Reason’s Apologetics Notes: A. N. Sherwin-White on Jesus as Historical Figure

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How Did We Get the Bible and Can We Trust It? by Darrell Bock

Excerpts: Getting the Bible was a painstaking process of copying. Long before the printing press of the 15th century not to mention computers, copies of Scripture had to be preserved by painstaking copying, one letter at a time. Some copies … Continue reading

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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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Justin Taylor Interviews Craig Blomberg on Jesus and the Reliability of the Gospels

(9 min read; 2,307 words) An Interview with Craig Blomberg on Jesus and the Reliability of the Gospels | TGC. (HT: The Poached Egg of Ratio Christi)

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J. Warner Wallace Explains How His Cold-Case Examination Found the Gospels to Be Reliable Witnesses

You can find more about and from Jim Wallace at www.coldcasechristianity.com.

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More on slavery in the Bible, this time from Wintery Knight

In addition to making his own points, Wintery Knight provides several links to Paul Copan on the issue of slavery in the Bible.  I had published a post titled 10 Things You Need to Know About the Bible and Slavery … Continue reading

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10 Things You Need to Know About the Bible and Slavery by Graham Veale

All slavery is not created equal.  Graham Veale lists 10 ways that slavery in biblical times might not be what many of us today think it was. I only mention this because there are skeptics today who dismiss the Bible … Continue reading

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J. Warner Wallace on How a Poor, Uneducated Fisherman Could Write the Gospel of John

Jim Wallace answers the skepticism about the son of Zebedee being able to write the Gospel of John. (4 min read; 904 words) How Could John, a Poor, Uneducated Fisherman, Write the Gospel of John? | Cold Case Christianity. (ht: … Continue reading

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How Can We Trust the Gospels When the Genealogies Are So Different? by J. Warner Wallace

Cold-case homicide detective Jim Wallace gives a reasonable way of understanding why the genealogies of Jesus in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke are not identical in every respect. (4 min read; 894 words) How Can We Trust the Gospels … Continue reading

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