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November 3, 2017
Por Paul L. Maier, profesor Russell H. Seibert de Historia Antigua de la Universidad del Oeste de Michigan "¡No, no existió!" aseguran algunos escépticos, pensando que esta declaración es una palanca rápida y...
by Kirk Lowery | Apologetics
Whether it is a simple story or a complex history, a key element is time. It establishes cause and effect, act and consequence. The books of Kings are not exempt from the need to relate one event to another in time. The author traces the action of kings and rulers throughout time by recording the...
by Jeffrey Burton Russell | Apologetics
The basic meaning of “myth” is a traditional story about gods or heroes: Athena sprang from the brow of Zeus; Hercules slew the hydra. Most religions—along with most political and social groups—have their myths, but religions are not themselves myths. Christianity is far too complex an...
by Kirk Lowery | Apologetics
The modern reader of the Bible—especially of the Old Testament—often finds its use of numbers strange. The ancient world did not use numbers for every aspect of life. Their technology did not require many places past the decimal point of precision, or even a decimal point at all. The Bible has...
by Natasha Crain | Apologetics
In our backyard we used to have a beautiful lime tree. One day I noticed that a thorny vine of some kind had started growing around it. It looked enough like the rest of the tree that I figured it was just another stage of growth. A quick Google search told me thorns often grow around citrus...
by Ched Spellman | Apologetics
Toward the end of the fourth century, a preacher named John Chrysostom wasns he says, “For we ought not as soon as we retire from the Communion, to plunge into business unsuited to the Communion, but as soon as ever we get home, to take our Bible into our hands, and call our wife and children to...
by Dan DeWitt | Apologetics
The Bible is true! Why do you believe that? Because the Bible tells me so! Isn't this just a big loop? Couldn't anyone from any religion make the same claim about their sacred writings? Yes and yes. Does this mean religious people are crazy? No. Here's why: Every way of seeing the world...
by Kirk Lowery | Apologetics
Is the Bible “history”? Did the ancient biblical authors write “history” as we moderns understand it? These questions are essential elements of the debate about the trustworthiness and authority of the Bible. In recent years, the usefulness of the Bible for writing the history of the ancient Near...
by Dan DeWitt | Apologetics
I remember my good friend Mark’s quote in our senior yearbook as if it were published yesterday. Though we attended a public school, he didn’t shy away from sharing his beliefs. Under his senior picture he placed this verse; “the grass withers and the flower fades but the Word of our God will...
Tollers and Jack Blog Post
by Doug Powell | Apologetics
A good example of an informed, gracious Christian’s participation in the salvation of another took place on September 19, 1931, at Magdalen College, Oxford. That evening three men were strolling along Addison’s Walk. One man, Jack, was a longtime atheist who had recently embraced theism but had...