Book Notice: The History of Apologetics

Zondervan Academic has just released their new book on apologetics: The History of Apologetics: A Biographical and Methodological Introduction edited by Benjamin Forrest, Joshua Chatraw, and Alister McGrath. TL;TR – 44 biographical sketches of Christian apologists from the early church to the present organized around a structure that is biographical and methodological. The Good NewsContinue reading “Book Notice: The History of Apologetics”

Science Series: The Flat Earth Myth

Quickly, answer the following question: “Who proved the world was round?” If you said Columbus, you are certainly not alone. We have all heard the idea that before Columbus, the Church and all the Christian intellectuals of the Middle Ages taught that the earth was flat.  If you sailed out far enough you would fallContinue reading “Science Series: The Flat Earth Myth”

Book Notice: Dominion by Tom Holland

Tom Holland, agnostic and popular award-winning historian, has changed his mind about Christianity. In his own words: As an agnostic in terms of his religious commitments, Holland nevertheless describes the way that the birth of Christianity has shaped much of what we value in Western society in terms of human rights, culture and rule ofContinue reading “Book Notice: Dominion by Tom Holland”

Bible Is More Dangerous Than The Communist Manifesto?

Students say the Bible Is more dangerous than the Communist Manifesto at George Washington University: Even though it has been shown that religion is good for you, Christianity has supported the well-being than any other movement on the planet, and that Christianity has contributed to morality, freedom, democracy, science, and that the West actually owes its values of equality and human dignity to the religion.Continue reading “Bible Is More Dangerous Than The Communist Manifesto?”

10 Days of Archaeology: Day Ten – Hezekiah’s Tunnel

We return to King Hezekiah in this series having already discussed the bulla. Today’s archaeological find, on our last day of 10 Days of Archaeology, is Hezekiah’s Tunnel. One of the great architectural features of Jerusalem, Hezekiah’s Tunnel which connects the Gihon Spring to the Pool of Siloam. Built over 2,700 years ago, Hezekiah’s TunnelContinue reading “10 Days of Archaeology: Day Ten – Hezekiah’s Tunnel”

10 Days of Archaeology: Day Nine – Silver Scrolls

This day’s archaeological discovery the Silver Scroll or Ketef Hinnom Valley Scrolls by Epic Archaeology‘s superb infographics. Be sure to check out the other infographics at Epic Archaeology. Find Hinnom Valley, south of the old city of Jerusalem in 1979. Written in biblical Hebrew Numbers 6:24-26 which is the priestly blessing. Words appear on two small, silver amuletsContinue reading “10 Days of Archaeology: Day Nine – Silver Scrolls”

10 Days of Archaeology: Day Eight – Taylor Prism

On day eight in our series of 10 Days of Archaeology we examine the Taylor Prism or Sennacherib’s Prism.  Epic Archaeology‘s superb infographics has another graphic for for this archaeological discovery. Here is day wight with the the Taylor Prism or The Annals of Sennacherib. Be sure to check out the other infographics at Epic Archaeology. DiscoveredContinue reading “10 Days of Archaeology: Day Eight – Taylor Prism”

10 Days of Archaeology: Day Seven – Cyrus Cylinder

Epic Archaeology‘s superb infographics highlight various archaeological artifacts that relate or even support the biblical narrative. Continuing the “Ten Days of Archaeology” posts featuring some of the infographics Epic Archaeology has produced. Here is day seven with the Cyrus Cylinder. Be sure to check out the other infographics at Epic Archaeology. Found in 1879 in Babylon, Iraq the Cyrus CylinderContinue reading “10 Days of Archaeology: Day Seven – Cyrus Cylinder”

10 Days of Archaeology: Day Six – Isaiah Bulla

Day Six in our seires of 10 Days of Archaeology we examine the Isaiah Bulla which was discovered just three feet from the Hezekiah Bulla. Epic Archaeology‘s superb infographics has another graphic for for this archaeological discovery. Here is day six with the Isaiah Bulla. Be sure to check out the other infographics at Epic Archaeology. AContinue reading “10 Days of Archaeology: Day Six – Isaiah Bulla”

10 Days of Archaeology: Day Five – Pontius Pilate Ring

Today’s archaeological discovery is related to the previous post of the Pontius Pilate Stone Inscription. Epic Archaeology‘s superb infographics has another graphic for Pontius Pilate’s ring. Here is day five with the Pontius Pilate Ring. Be sure to check out the other infographics at Epic Archaeology. This ring was found 50 years ago but has just recentlyContinue reading “10 Days of Archaeology: Day Five – Pontius Pilate Ring”