Match of the Century: Lydia vs. Licona…maybe? [Updated]

Lydia’s Counterpunch: Lydia McGrew answers blow for blow in her response series. Here is the first video response in the series: Looks like the bout is going to the next round June 1 with Licona’s video release announcing a new series titled “Lydia McGrew Answered!”: You can read this article to catch up with theContinue reading “Match of the Century: Lydia vs. Licona…maybe? [Updated]”

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, AlishaContinue reading “Apologetic Resource: Impact 360 [NEW Video]”

Nat Geo on Biblical Manuscripts

The December cover story for National Geographics is on biblical manuscripts and  features comments from Dr. Wallace, the director of the Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts (CSNTM). CSNTM, founded in 2002 by Dr. Wallace, utilize emerging technologies to preserve and study Greek New Testament manuscripts by digitally photographing existing manuscripts. National Geographics articleContinue reading “Nat Geo on Biblical Manuscripts”

Earliest Fragment of Mark Published

The earliest fragment of the gospel of Mark has been published.  Elijah Hixson, adjunct lecturer at Edinburgh Bible College and a regular contributor to the Evangelical Textual Criticism blog, wrote for Christianity Today on May 30, 2018 that “Egypt Exploration Society has recently published a Greek papyrus” and “that the manuscript was written in the range of A.D.Continue reading “Earliest Fragment of Mark Published”

To Read This Week: Online Debate, Student Resources, & Quick Videos

1. Ehrman–Licona Dialogue on the Historical Reliability of the New Testament Bart Ehrman, professor of religious studies at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and author of Misquoting Jesus, has an online debate/dialogue with Michael Licona, professor of theology at Houston Baptist University and author of The Resurrection of Jesus.  It is quite extensiveContinue reading “To Read This Week: Online Debate, Student Resources, & Quick Videos”

CSNTM: Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts

This past weekend I had the honor of attending a fundraising banquet for The Center for the Study of the New Testament Manuscripts (CSNTM).  CSNTM was formed in 2002 by Dr. Daniel B. Wallace.  It was started to preserve and study Greek New Testament manuscripts.  It has collaborated with more than 40 institutions on 4Continue reading “CSNTM: Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts”