Was Jesus’ Resurrection Based on Pagan Myths? (Part II)

(Continued from Part I)  In the late 1980s, Jonathan Z. Smith wrote an article on the “dying-rising gods” in the scholarly and authoritative Encyclopedia of Religion, and showed that the notion that there was a widespread category of gods who died and rose again was not based on a careful reading of ancient sources. “The category […]

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Is God Justified in Allowing Evil?

Many Christians leave the faith due to a lack of understanding of the problem of evil. To prevent this from happening, we need to be reflective on whether or not God is justified in permitting evil.

I am just finishing up a summer session at Biola University in the Masters of Apologetics track on “Why God […]

By |June 30th, 2014|blog|1 Comment

Cold Case Christianity

I just finished attending a weekend seminar at Biola University on Cold Case Christianity, where a cold case detective applied his skills and tools of investigating cold case murders to the resurrection of Jesus Christ. His conclusion? The eyewitness testimonies of the disciples are reliable and therefore, putting all biases against the supernatural aside, […]

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Jesus’ Resurrection was NOT a Mass Hallucination

We’ve all heard of hallucinations; maybe even experienced one ourselves. We wake from a bad dream, and for an instant a shadowy figure seems to be in our room. Maybe a chronic migraine caused you to see intense colors or hear strange noises. Perhaps in your deep despair over the sudden loss of a […]

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