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Can We Trust the Gospels?

What evidence is there that the recorded events actually happened?

Dr Peter J Williams | 19:30, 10 Oct 2020

Can we trust the Gospels? Peter J WilliamsThe Gospels—Matthew, Mark, Luke, John—are four accounts of Jesus's life and teachings while on earth. But should we accept them as historically accurate? What evidence is there that the recorded events actually happened?

Presenting a case for the historical reliability of the Gospels, New Testament scholar Peter Williams examines evidence from non-Christian sources, assesses how accurately the four biblical accounts reflect the cultural context of their day, compares different accounts of the same events, and looks at how these texts were handed down throughout the centuries.

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ALL blog posts during 2020 from the Highfields Contributors:

Can We Trust the Gospels?
What evidence is there that the recorded events actually happened?
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The Christian origins of Western Science
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