Has the New Testament been changed over the years? Are the writers reporting what they know, or was it written long after the events?
Archaeological discoveries this century throw light on the life of Jesus as recorded in the four gospels.
Archaeological and other investigations continue to throw light on the history surrounding Jesus. Here begins a series of posts where I look at some of the latest information.
The resurrection of Jesus is the core of christianity yet an unbelievable miracle to many. How does a historian analyse the evidence?
A lot of things are written about Jesus, by believers, sceptics and everyone in between. But what do the expert historians say? There is a difference between facts and belief. In this post I am examining what those who have studied the matter have concluded. It is likely more than most sceptics want to believe […]
The Christmas story is as old as time. But how well do we know it really? Test yourself against these twelve questions.
Historians ask who wrote the New Testament books, when they wrote them, and why, to help make judgments about their accuracy. A new book examines this.
In almost 60 years as a believer, I have had times of faith and times of doubt. So why do I keep on believing in Jesus and trying to follow his teachings?
The Bible says Jesus grew up in Nazareth, but until recently the evidence for this was scant and disputed by some. But now there is clear evidence of a small agricultural village or town in the first century.
Is the Bible we read today the same as the one originally written? Has the original text been changed beyond recognition, or do scholars have so many copies that they can reconstruct the text with a great deal of confidence?