Category Archives: Biblical Scholars

“Jesus of Testimony” – New Documentary Testifies to the Historicity of Jesus Christ

First below, I’ve posted the trailer (3:34) for this new documentary, and then the documentary (2:14:34) itself. Jesus Of Testimony Trailer from Nesch Bros on Vimeo. Jesus Of Testimony from Nesch Bros on Vimeo. With Easter approaching, this is the … Continue reading

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Larry Hurtado lecture video (45:46) on The Place of Jesus in Earliest Christian Prayer

h/t Eric Chabot at ThinkApologetics.com

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Homicide Detective Tells How the Bible’s Testimony Convinced Him of the Truth of Christ

Thisi is an interview of   J. Warner Wallace, former cold case homicide detective.  He writes on the reliability of the Bible, is very readable, and quite prolific. Here’s the interview of him:  Close Up: J. Warner Wallace.

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Larry Hurtado on the Absence of Christological Controversy c. 30-50 CE

I had this exchange with Larry Hurtado about the comparative absence of Christological controversy in Christianty’s first two decades when compared with all the controversy that came after and still rages today.

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“High/Early Christology”: An Emerging Consensus? | Larry Hurtado’s Blog

Larry Hurtado recounts the movement of scholarship toward his view that Jesus was regarded as divine very early in Christianity – that is, it was not a late, evolutionary development. “High/Early Christology”: An Emerging Consensus? | Larry Hurtado’s Blog.

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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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John Piper on unbiblical biblical scholarship – YouTube

John Piper, himself once a professor, takes issue with Bart Ehrman and others through the ages who have sought to construct “another” Jesus  by  picking and choosing various sources rather than accepting the biblical text at face value. John Piper … Continue reading

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John MacArthur :: Value of the Word of God – YouTube

John MacArthur :: Value of the Word of God – YouTube. John MacArthur speaks about John Hus (Jan Hus) in the beginning of this message, and again at the end.  MacArthur does a great job of conveying respect and awe … Continue reading

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Spiritual Philosopher Dallas Willard Dies at 77 After Battle With Stage 4 Cancer

Dallas Willard, an American philosopher, professor and author specializing his studies in Christian spiritual formation, died early Wednesday morning at age 77 after enduring a battle with stage four cancer. via Spiritual Philosopher Dallas Willard Dies at 77 After Battle … Continue reading

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Donald Juel on Pre-Christian Messianic Passages in the Old Testament

Donald Juel here identifies Old Testament passages considered as messianic even before the time of Christ.  In saying this, is speaking a biblical scholar on behalf of the scholarly community. “[A]  constellation of biblical passages accepted as messianic by a … Continue reading

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