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Tag: Bible Reliability

Comparing Apples to Oranges Without Even Knowing it

This morning I read this article trying to diminish the strength for the evidence of Christianity by attacking the eyewitnesses at its core.

To begin with, Mr. Pulliam, the blogger, says, “even if the gospels do record eyewitness testimony, that is no guarantee of their accuracy.”   Responding to a book on the subject, Mr. Pulliam says, “Bauckham maintains that the gospels are reliable history because the accounts contained in them are either from eyewitness testimonies or very close to eyewitness testimonies.”

If Bauckham really presents his argument in this fashion it will be the first that I’ve heard it that … continue reading...

Fall 2009 Online Academy Offerings

The Fall 2009 session of Athanatos Online Apologetics Academy is set to begin Nov. 2.  This session includes several new courses and several new instructors.  Two courses are available for free.  All are listed below:

http://www.academyofapologetics.com/fall2009/

Nov 2nd –  Basic New Testament Greek Part 1
Nov 2nd –  Reliability of the New Testament Documents
Nov 2nd – Origins: A Survey [Creationism/Evolution/Intelligent Design]
Nov 4th – Jesus According to… [Buddhists, Muslims, Hindus, etc…]
Nov 4th – Studies in Atheism
Nov 9th – The Death of Christianity [FREE!]
Nov.16th –  Christ Promised in the Old Testament
Nov 23rd – Hitler and Christianity … continue reading...