MINIMAL FACTS INDEED: A REPLY TO GARY HABERMAS REGARDING JESUS’S RESURRECTION
The following is a guest post by author Andrew Livingston. Let me start with a confession: I sometimes have trouble telling what counts as a cliché and what doesn’t. I think I’m hardly alone in this. The internet age… Read More ›
Is Part of the New Testament Lost?
Most believers in the tenacity of the New Testament would tell you the answer is absolutely “no”, but there is reason to disagree once one takes a look at the manuscript evidence. Today we’ll be taking a look at Mark… Read More ›
1st Century Markan Fragment?
In 2012, during a debate with Dr. Bart Ehrman, Dr. Daniel Wallace proclaimed that there had been a discovery of a 1st century fragment of the Gospel attributed to Mark. Textual critics have been waiting for over 5 years to… Read More ›
The Historicity of the New Testament – Dr. Robert Price & Br. Ijaz Ahmad
A quick half an hour conversation between Dr. Robert M. Price and myself on the Historicity of the New Testament, this includes social formation, mythmaking, ipssisima vox, NTTC, and more! Facebook Mirror: Click Here and God knows best.
Quick Response to Keith Thompson/ Exegetical Apologetics
Last month I did a quick Facebook live video on the topic of, “An Introduction to the New Testament“. I recently came across a video trying to respond to me, it’s roughly 45 minutes long and includes insults and lewd… Read More ›
James White: Sam Shamoun Ignorant About Bible And CBGM
An interesting video to say the least, though I do think it is unfair to expect someone of Sam’s background to understand the Science of Textual Criticism at any competent level.
Finding Muhammad (peace be upon him) in the Bible by Dr. Ali Ataie
An excellent lecture by Dr. Ali Ataie!
Biblical Misknowledge by DCCI?
DCCI – Defend Christ, Critique Islam is a Christian missionary group that engages in interfaith debates primarily with Muslims (if its name wasn’t a giveaway in the first place!). One of the more notable trends seems to be a lack… Read More ›
Dr. Bart Ehrman on the Qur’an in 2018
Br. Sabbagh recently had the opportunity to sit with Dr. Ehrman, have a meal and a quick interview, in this brief clip he speaks on the Qur’an and as to why he cannot accept Christianity and the New Testament. YouTube… Read More ›
Introduction to the New Testament (Part 1) with Br. Ijaz Ahmad
I recently did a quick 15 minute introduction to the New Testament that seems to have benefited quite a few folks, here’s the video: and God knows best!
James White’s Book on the Trinity Contains “Spin”?
Dr. Dale Tuggy and Corby Amos discuss the Trinitarin spin in Dr. White’s book, “The Forgotten Trinity”: Video by Br. Yahya Snow.
Prophet & Messiahs in the Community Rule: A Preliminary Investigation into Immediate and Wider Questions
Br. Usman Sheikh has continued to publish some very brilliant academic papers from his time at Heythrop College at the University of London. Here is the abstract for his latest publication: This study will consider a popular text appearing in… Read More ›
Top 1% in Authors and Published Papers on Academia.edu
On March 19th, 2018 I published a little known paper I had written the same day on Academia.edu: Today I was informed by those reading my paper, that not only was the paper in the Top 1% of read papers… Read More ›
Luke 23:34a – “Considerable Theological Ramifications”
We are often told that there are no variants in the New Testament that affect core Christian beliefs, yet for some odd reason, we keep coming across scholastic literature by conservative textual critics who continue to prove the opposite, time… Read More ›
Paul’s View of the Law in Romans 7: An Engagement with E. P. Sanders
Br. Usman Sheikh has recently published a fantastic research paper on Paul’s view of the law in Romans 7, he analyses Paul’s attitude towards the law with respect to his soteriological outlook while contrasting these views with that of E.P… Read More ›
The Criterion of Embarrassment and the Women of Luke
The Criterion of Embarrassment is an oft-used historical tool by those who seek to authenticate and validate the New Testament Gospels insofar as they are understood as historical literature. However, a thoughtful review of this historical tool in light of… Read More ›
Where is the Gospel of Jesus the Christ – Wael Ibrahim
Br. Wael Ibrahim recently had a debate in China with a Christian scholar. In this amazing clip he asks, “Where is the Gospel of Jesus the Christ” and gives a spectacular answer! Click here to watch the video on Facebook…. Read More ›
Response to James White on Qur’an 10:94
In a short clip, spanning roughly 20 minutes long, Dr. James White sought to address my article on Qur’an 10:94. He generally had three main points of dispute: That you have to “jump” from Qur’an 10:94 to Qur’an 46:10 to… Read More ›
A convicted criminal and sociopath debates a learned Muslim
An interesting meeting of two very different people
A Few Brief Words on N.T. Wright’s: The Resurrection of the Son of God
A Guest Article by Andrew Livingston If there are any people out there more often and more confidently quoted by Christian apologists and their fans than N.T. Wright, there can’t be all that many of them.  And there is… Read More ›
Christian apologist Mike Licona whitewashes scholarly doubts about the gospels
Licona is not doing anyone a service by covering up the near universal consensus of his New Testament colleagues that the Gospel of John is a highly interpreted account of the life of Jesus written towards the end of the… Read More ›
Debate today: Are the Gospels reliable?
Consistent Calvinism and Textual Criticism
Can one be a consistent Calvinist/ Reformed and use Textual Criticism to affirm the New Testament…? This major Calvinist scholar says no. Herman Bavinck says as follows: “Those who make their doctrine of Scripture dependent on historical research into its… Read More ›
Textual Criticism Versus Evangelical Beliefs
There has been a trend of late where evangelical apologists are trying to normalize the use of textual criticism in their understanding of the New Testament. This however, leaves them in an untenable position trying to balance the divergence of… Read More ›
What Are the Claims of Christ?
by Kermit Zarley Many Christians, mostly Evangelicals, speak of “the claims of Christ.” They usually mean that Jesus claimed things about his identity that are recorded in the New Testament (NT). These people, called “traditionalists,” assert that the greatest claim… Read More ›