Whenever someone raises a question about the truthfulness of the Bible, ask yourself first whether or not the same question would bother any other scholar about any other figure in history. How many biographies are there of George Washington, for example? Is this in itself a concern about the historicity of the life of a pivotal figure during the American Revolution or actual evidence of his greatness and importance?Read the rest of his points here.
Saturday, January 28, 2012
In Defense of the Gospels
Greg Thornbury at the BibleMesh blog talks about why four Gospel accounts of Jesus' life do not pose a problem to the historical accuracy of the Gospels. He makes three points in defense of the truthfulness of the Gospels; the first one is this: