Category Archives: Authorship

Are the Gospels Eyewitness Accounts?

J. Warner Wallace is a homicide detective who has worked cold cases.  He provides his analysis on the Gospels on his web site Cold Case Christianity.  Recently, he posted this video where he talks about the Gospels as eyewitness accounts. … Continue reading

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Craig Evans and Bart Ehrman Debate the Historical Reliability of the New Testament Regarding Jesus of Nazareth

The title of this debate between Craig Evans and Bart Ehrman is “Does the New Testament Present a Reliable Portrait of the Historical Jesus?”  (recorded January 19, 2012 at St. Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) Craig Evans on … Continue reading

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Who Wrote the Gospels? by Michael J. Kruger

Dr. Michael J. Kruger answers the claim made by Bart Ehrman and others that the four gospels were not written by Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.  Among other things, he says: “Our earliest manuscripts of these gospel texts all have … Continue reading

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Larry Hurtado on Why the Gospel of Mark Did Not Suffer the Fate of “Q”

For my money (until someone comes along with a more persuasive suggestion), the early association of GMark with the Apostle Peter was likely at least one major factor. via Why did the Gospel of Mark Survive?

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The Gospel of Luke: An Introduction by Paula Gooder (St. John’s Nottingham)

Paula Gooder is a UK-based freelance writer and lecturer in Biblical studies.  Here’s a breakdown of the video: 4:40 When was the Gospel of Luke written?  (60’s-90’s AD) 7:47 Luke-Acts 13:08 Imitating the Old Testament 16:05 The mortar between the … Continue reading

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Did We Get Jesus Right? Jesus in the Canonical and Apocryphal Gospels – a lecture by Simon Gathercole (YouTube)

From the YouTube description: Lecture – Dr Simon Gathercole – Topic: “Did We Get Jesus Right? Jesus in the Canonical and Apocryphal Gospels” given 09/08/12 at the Lanier Theological Library in Houston, TX Lecture (all) – Dr Simon Gathercole – … Continue reading

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The Speeches in Acts: Are They Authentic? | Christian Apologetics Alliance

Much of the book of Acts — about 50% — is comprised of speeches, discourses and letters. Among them, a total of eight speeches are given by Peter; a total of nine speeches delivered by Paul; there is Stephen’s famous … Continue reading

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Who Wrote the Gospels? | Christian Apologetics Alliance

Who Wrote the Gospels? | Christian Apologetics Alliance by Jonathan McLatchie.

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CrossExamined Blog » Blog Archive » When Was John’s Gospel Written?

CrossExamined Blog » Blog Archive » When Was John’s Gospel Written?.

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Alleged Contradictions in the Gospels by Dr. Timothy McGrew – YouTube

In this lecture, entitled Alleged Contradictions in the Gospels, Dr. Timothy McGrew explores and answers 7 alleged contradictions between the Gospels. This is about an hour of content followed by about 15 minutes of Q&A. via 05a Alleged Contradictions in … Continue reading

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