Reliability of the Gospels | The Defenders Conference 2019 – Gospel Differences Panel Discussion – YouTube

Hear a scholarly discussion on how to define the “Reliability” of the Gospels from: The Defenders Conference 2019 - Gospel Differences Panel Discussion - YouTube https://t.co/n3wn0BCjep — Lamb's Harbinger (aka Samwise🌋Gamgee Kean) (@LambsHarbinger) October 28, 2019 OTHER RESOURCES: I made a couple of tactical mistakes:1. not challenging his substitution of my word ‘headlong’ by ‘headfirst’ …

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The Bible’s Reliability, ANE Cosmology, The Name of God & Jesus

It is fascinating. For a minute, I adopted this view, b/c it helped explain the genocide ancient Hebrews committed in God’s name. But then I was like, “wait, did they just take up this myth to demonize the ethnicities they conquered?” Demi-gods are in every ancient mythology. — Lamb's Harbinger (@LambsHarbinger) April 4, 2019 So, …

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The Irresponsible Hypocrisy of the Fundamentalist Evangelical “Infallible, Inerrant” View of Inspiration and its Subsequent Atrocity in Interpretation

It ain't those parts of the Bible that I can't understand that bother me, it is the parts that I do understand. ---Mark Twain Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/mark_twain_153875 Though Mark Twain's pithy adage "will preach," for proponents of Perspicuity, his statement fails to account for one simple fact... that even the seemingly plainest statement of …

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Peter Gurry’s Brief List of Text Criticism Resources

In Peter Gurry's recent review of Fragments of Truth, the FaithLife documentary film on the reliability of the Christian New Testament's underlying documents, Mr. Gurry provides a truly helpful list of readily accessible, scholarly resources that allow one to come to their own conclusion about the dependability and authenticity of the Bible. ▪ Best places …

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