One of the highlights when I teach New Testament introduction courses is to have “story-time” with a reading from the Infancy Gospel of Thomas. Why would I read from such a book? Critics attempt to […]
Brett Kunkle of Stand to Reason responds to the claim that the Gospels were chosen for political reasons. Interested in learning more about early church history? Check out my History of Christianity Podcast.
Often when I am discussing Mormonism or other groups that add to Scripture, someone will being up Revelation 22:18-9. What does this passage say? “I warn everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of […]
I recently heard from a Community of Christ pastor who was receiving some opposition from his local ministerial. If you are not familiar with the Community of Christ, they were formally known as the Reorganized […]
The New Testament is an incredibly influential book but how did it come to be? People like Bart Ehrman seem to attack almost every issue regarding the process. Arthur Patzia’s Making of the New Testament is […]
Since my article on embracing the Community of Christ into orthodoxy came out, I have had a few people question me (respectfully) on this. Their main concern, as was mine, was the fact that the […]
I have just finished reading Bart Ehrman’s Lost Christianities: The Battles for Scripture and Faiths We Never Knew. First of all, it must be said that Ehrman is a talented writer. He is able to […]
Sometimes critics like to suggest that the New Testament is late, and that although individual writings may be earlier, the gathering of them as Scripture is a much later development. We are led to believe […]