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I was browsing around one of my favorite websites, Scot McKnight’s Jesus Creed, when, lo and behold, I found a post on “Three Bears of Reliability” of the Gospels. I was delighted to find that my book Can We Trust […]

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Check out the latest entry in his excellent series on the Gospels, this time on Matthew. Thanks, James.

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Last night I was involved in an interview/online discussion at “Converse with Scholars.” Our conversation focused on the question of the reliability of the Gospels. The 90-minute recording is now available for listening or download.

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Yes, right in the middle of the Cowboys and Packers football game! We did have about 60 people in the conversation. In a couple of days you can download the whole session, which lasted about 90 minutes. For now, let […]

If you’ve been following my blog in the past few days, you know I’ve been developing an analogy that helps to explain why we can have confidence in the oral traditions about Jesus. So far, here’s what I have: You […]

In my last two posts I’ve been developing an analogy that helps to explain why we can trust that the oral traditions about Jesus accurately passed along what He really did and said. Here’s what I have so far: You […]

In my last post I began to explain why we can trust the accuracy of the oral traditions about Jesus, using the following analogy: You are diagnosed with terminal cancer. But your doctor gives you a ray of hope. If […]

Today I did an hour’s interview with Greg Koukl, president of Stand to Reason, a Christian apologetics ministry. Greg is one of my favorite apologists, not only because he’s very smart, but also because he believes in careful and calm […]

Today’s post, as well as several posts to come, are excerpts from my new book, Can We Trust the Gospels? Investigating the Reliability of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. My theological agenda also motivates me to be truthful when I’m […]

Today’s post, as well as several posts to come, are excerpts from my new book, Can We Trust the Gospels? Investigating the Reliability of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Sometimes I find it odd that certain scholars have so much […]

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