Billions of people throughout the world believe in something outside of space and time. What I mean by this is that the belief in a God/gods of some sort is fairly consistent among human beings. Whether it is a single, all-supreme God like Yahweh or Allah, which is called monotheism, or perhaps it’s polytheistic like … Continue reading Aren’t Atheists Just Agnostic?
Often times the question whether Jesus existed or not seems to be a point many laymen and scholars have to contend with. Most Christians will affirm this to be the case, however, this response must go much deeper, and providing accurate and reliable reasons for this conviction is necessary in this day and age. While … Continue reading Did Jesus Christ Exist?
The minimal facts approach seeks and succeeds to undermine the arguments used against the resurrection of Jesus Christ. This approach “considers only the data that are so strongly attested historically that they are granted by nearly every scholar who studies the subject, even the rather skeptical ones.” Simply put, “They are well evidenced and nearly … Continue reading Five Facts for the Resurrection of Jesus
The most radical statement I have heard in the last few years is that Jesus Christ a myth, and His characteristics were borrowed from several ancient religions and myths that existed before and after His time. “Maurice Casey, professor at Nottingham, has taken on the rather thankless task of refuting recent claims that Jesus never … Continue reading The Jesus Myth
The Christian life is grounded on the Biblical text. Furthermore, that life is fundamental to the teachings of Jesus Christ and those who declared His message throughout the known world. Bruce M. Metzger says that the term canon “used with reference to the Bible means the collection of books which are received as divinely inspired … Continue reading Why Was the New Testament Created?