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Bible related posts

Trinity vs. Tawhid – Part 1 – Which God Can Speak to His Creation?

This is the first of a five part series investigating the differences between God as described in the Quran and the in Bible, and the implications thereof. Which God Can Speak to His Creation? The nature and character of God … Continue reading

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Naturalism, The Bible, and the Sixth Mass Extinction

Did you know that there have been five major mass extinction events in earth’s history? Did you also know that there is a mass extinction underway right now in 2015? It is thought that this extinction event, called the Holocene … Continue reading

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It’s all about genre

It is not uncommon for people to read something in the Bible, condemn it or mock it, and refuse to consider the possibility that their criticism is based on a fundamental misunderstanding of the genre of the passage they are … Continue reading

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Is the New Testament Historically Reliable? (Part One of Three)

Is the New Testament Historically Reliable? (Part One of Three) The question of the reliability of the New Testaments is a crucial one: If the documents are not what they were supposed to be, or if they have been tampered … Continue reading

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What about those who have never heard?

[2014-04-08: see update at the end] There are certain common questions that get brought up again and again in the world of Apologetics. Why is there so much suffering? How can you claim your religion is the one true religion? And … Continue reading

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Craig Evans and Biblical Minimalism

This is a great, short, video outlining some very recent archeological discoveries that affirm the general reliability of the Bible in the Old Testament. Very interesting stuff, especially the comet that destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah! http://1peter315.wordpress.com/2014/02/07/craig-evans-on-the-death-of-biblical-minimalism/  

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Jesus – according to Life magazine

So I was in the grocery store and I saw that Life magazine has put out an entire issue (actually a “Life book”) on Jesus. The title? Jesus (who do you say that I am?) Ok, I’m cautiously optimistic. I … Continue reading

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