In my previous post I noted that a really good comment had been submitted on the External Evidence Session, basically questioning the value of external… Read More »Addressing objections to the Signs of Abraham & Moses
biblical external evidence
Justin, your comments in my Introduction to External Evidence were so insightful I thought conversation should continue around them with a post. You summarized my… Read More »Religious Evidence: From Flying Spaghetti Monsters to Mormons and Miracles
In this session we examine historical evidences external to the Bible – historical writings of non-biblical authors from that era as well as archaeology – to assess not the textual reliability (which we did in Session 3) but whether what the Biblical writers record for us actually did happen. We are not trying to assess here whether the Biblical writings are scripture in an inspired-by-God sense. We are just seeing if there is evidence that supports whether the Bible can be taken seriously as history.