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 Cylinder contains a decree from Cyrus which seemingly corroborates Ezra  1:1-3, … Continue 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. A clay seal stamped with the prophet Isaiah’s name was found … Continue 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 recently been deciphered to bear the inscription of Pontius Pilate’s name, the … 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 on a previous blog post, but the Pilate Stone 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 of David Inscription The Tel Dan Stele was discovered in … 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 who “reigned in Edom before any Israelite king reigned”. Esau, … 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 of New Testament textual critics, offer up-to-date, accurate information on … 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 Prove the Bible, the whole website is videos (live and … 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 Childers, Jay Watts, Alan Shlemon, and others. They have programing … 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 of Matthew’s veracity concerning the resurrection as it pertains to … Continue reading Guards at the Tomb: Historical Inquiry and Resurrection Apologetics