A Brief Word on J. Warner Wallace: The Bible Detective

A Brief Word on J. Warner Wallace: The Bible Detective

J. Warner Wallace, apologist and author of best-selling book "Cold Case Christianity", insists that all four of the New Testament gospels were written between the 40s and 60s CE (i.e., prior to the destruction of the Jerusalem Temple in 70 CE).[1] Wallace dismisses all other non-canonical gospels as unreliable because he asserts that they were [...]

How Did The Gospel Writers Know?

How Did The Gospel Writers Know?

Daring to Ask... How did the Gospel writers come to know the stories they shared?  Were the writers themselves witnesses to the events they describe, faithfully recording the testimony of their experiences with Jesus?  Perhaps they were told about them through “oral traditions”?  To begin with, none of the New Testament gospels claim to be written by [...]

Yes, the Four Gospels Were Originally Anonymous: Part 1

Yes, the Four Gospels Were Originally Anonymous: Part 1

In my previous article ‘When Were the Gospels Written and How Can We Know?’, I remarked that “the [New Testament] Gospels are actually anonymous writings….the titles we are accustomed to seeing were likely added later by scribes.” Gauging from the initial feedback I received, this statement grabbed the attention of a number of readers - [...]

Welcome to my Blog!

Welcome to my Blog!

In the posts that follow, I would like to take the reader over the stretch of road that I have traveled and continue to traverse in my engagement with Biblical studies, the history and development of early Christianity, and a variety of other related topics.  My exploration will not be constrained by any doctrinal dogma or [...]