Five proofs that the Old Testament is not mythology by Joel Furches

This is an excellent and substantive article, which begins:

While far from universally accepted, even the most strident critic must admit that the Christian New Testament has a great deal of historical relevance. It is correlated in numerous areas by contemporary first century writings and archeology such that even those who regard it as basically a religious text will still lean on it as a historic reference in some areas.

Not so with the Old Testament. A large portion of the contemporary world – academic and non – considers the Christian Old Testament/Hebrew Tanakh to be purely a work of fiction, borrowing heavily from Egyptian and Babylonian myths.

via Five proofs that the Old Testament is not mythology – Baltimore Christianity | Examiner.com.

h/t J. Warner Wallace (@jwarnerwallace)

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