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 recently… Continue reading 10 Days of Archaeology: Day Five – Pontius Pilate Ring

10 Days of Archaeology: Day Four – Pontius Pilate Stone

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 four with the Pontius Pilate Inscription. Be sure to check out the other infographics at Epic Archaeology. I discussed the recent Pilate ring discovery… Continue reading 10 Days of Archaeology: Day Four – Pontius Pilate Stone

10 Days of Archaeology: Day Two – House of David Inscription

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 two with the “House of David” inscription infographic on the Tel-Dan Stele. Be sure to check out the other infographics at Epic Archaeology. House… Continue reading 10 Days of Archaeology: Day Two – House of David Inscription

Biblical Archaeology: Kingdom of Edom

“Archaeologists confirm the greatness of the biblical kingdom of Edom” – Over at Evangelical Focus it is reported that copper mines where discovered to indicate a stable kingdom prior to the monarchy of Israel as detailed in the book of Genesis. In chapter 36 of Genesis, the descendants of Esau (Edom) are described as kings… Continue reading Biblical Archaeology: Kingdom of Edom

Book Notices: On Textual Criticism, History, and Apologetics

Several books are about to hit the stores concerning apologetics this October and November. They look very interesting and worth keeping an eye out for them if your are interested in those topics. _____________________________________________________________________________ In Myths and Mistakes in New Testament Textual Criticism In this volume Elijah Hixson and Peter Gurry, along with a team… Continue reading Book Notices: On Textual Criticism, History, and Apologetics

Apologetic Resource: Animated Apologetic Videos

Over the past several years there has been a boom in Christian Apologetic animated videos.  While there are plenty of apologetic videos from debates, podcasts, presentations, etc., here I want to focus on just those videos that are of high animated quality, relatively short (under 10 minutes), and are focused on Christian apologetics. Over at… Continue reading Apologetic Resource: Animated Apologetic Videos

Apologetic Resource: Impact 360 [NEW Video]

Impact 360 has been releasing some fantastically produced videos. Here is one of their newest ones:   Impact 360 has been running some great videos as well as their camps, residency programs, and training. Speakers who frequent Impact 360 include: Jonathan Morrow (one of Impact 360’s directors), Sean McDowell, J. Warner Wallace, Brett Kunkle, Alisha… Continue reading Apologetic Resource: Impact 360 [NEW Video]

Guards at the Tomb: Historical Inquiry and Resurrection Apologetics

The guards at the tomb of Jesus has been either much discussed or ignored in apologetical discourse around the resurrection of Jesus.  For example, here is William Lane Craig answering a question about the guards at the tomb:   Dr. Timothy McGrew, professor of philosophy at Western Michigan University,  has a thorough response to the challenge… Continue reading Guards at the Tomb: Historical Inquiry and Resurrection Apologetics

Biblical Archaeology: Ring of Pontius Pilate Discovered

A ring found 50 years ago has just recently been deciphered to bear the inscription of Pontius Pilate’s name, the Roman prefect of the Roman province of Judaea, serving under Emperor Tiberius from AD 26/27 to 36/37 during the time of Jesus. The ring was found amongst thousands of other artifacts in 1968-69 excavations at Herod’s burial… Continue reading Biblical Archaeology: Ring of Pontius Pilate Discovered

Biblical Archaeology: Caiaphas Ossuary

Caiaphas the high priest mentioned in Mark 14:53-65.  In verses 61-64 we read about this famous exchange between Jesus and the High Priest Caiaphas: 61 But he remained silent and made no answer. Again the high priest asked him, “Are you the Christ, the Son of the Blessed?” 62 And Jesus said, “I am, and you will see the Son of Man seated at the… Continue reading Biblical Archaeology: Caiaphas Ossuary