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The historical reliability of the Gospels

by Craig L. Blomberg

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Published by Inter-Varsity Press in Leicester, England, Downers Grove, Ill., USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jesus Christ -- Historicity,
  • Bible. N.T. Gospels -- Evidences, authority, etc,
  • Bible. N.T. Gospels -- Criticism, interpretation, etc

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCraig L. Blomberg.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS2555.2 .B585 1987
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Paginationxx, 268 p.
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2374770M
    ISBN 100877849927
    ISBN 109780877849926
    LC Control Number87002946

    Abstract: Are the Gospels historically reliable? Authors of ancient historical literature had objectives for writing that differed somewhat from those of modern historians. Consequently, the literary conventions that were in play also differed. Therefore, it is difficult to speak of the historical reliability of ancient texts without certain. Robert H. Gundry Westmont College Santa Barbara, California In this second, heavily updated edition of a book originally published twenty years ago, the author, Craig Blomberg of Denver Seminary, mounts a conservative defense of the canonical Gospels’ historical reliability and notes by way of contrast the nonconservatism of his religious and /5(2).

      All of which further confirms the historical reliability of the Gospels. Conclusion. As Pope Benedict XVI noted in his book on Jesus, there is much that is good about historical-critical and other scientific methods of studying Scripture. But these approaches have limits.   Testing the Historical Reliability of the New Testament. Reading Time: 4 minutes Vetted for Historical Reliability, the Bible Stands Strong. Welcome to our ninth blog post in this series focusing on the topic of apologetics! If you’d like to catch up from the start, (numerical) and earlier documentation than any other book. Most of.

    The Historical Reliability of the Gospels by Craig Blomberg. This book is a condensation of the 6 volume series, Gospel Perspectives, which was “written by scholars for scholars” to make available to the “thoughtful layperson” in non-technical language what has been discovered regarding the historical reliability of the Gospels at a technical, scholarly level.   Are the Gospels historically reliable accounts of the life of Jesus? In this video, Mike Licona provides 5 criteria for assessing ancient historical literature for their reliability and focuses on one of them: The author or their source was capable of recalling the past accurately.


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In "The Historical Reliability of the Gospels", Dr. Blomberg presents readers a detailed and well-reasoned overview for the general reliability of the four Canonical Gospels of the New Testament.

This is a popular-level work derived largely from previous more technical volumes of evangelical scholars in the "Gospel Perspectives" by: This was an okay book ( stars). A surprisingly quick read, Blomberg's project is to show the historical reliability of the Gospels using accepted scholarly historical methodology.

He does make clear and fairly convincing arguments, but this book is unlikely to convert the /5. In "The Historical Reliability of the Gospels", Dr. Blomberg presents readers a detailed and well-reasoned overview for the general reliability of the four Canonical Gospels of the New Testament.

This is a popular-level work derived largely from previous more technical volumes of evangelical scholars in the "Gospel Perspectives" series/5(65). The Jesus Legend: A Case for the Historical Reliability of the Synoptic Jesus Traditions. Baker Academic, This has quickly become the best book on the historical reliability of the synoptic Gospels, but it can get very technical.

Inexperienced readers may work their way through it after reading Roberts’ book and my series, perhaps. For over twenty years, Craig Blomberg's The Historical Reliability of the Gospels has provided a useful antidote to many of the toxic effects of skeptical criticism of the Gospels.

Offering a calm, balanced overview of the history of Gospel criticism, especially that of the late twentieth century, Blomberg introduces readers to the methods employed by New Testament scholars and shows both the.

By James Bishop| The general reliability of the gospels is the claim that the gospel biographical texts, which constitute the primary sources for the ministry of the historical Jesus The historical reliability of the Gospels book and some of the earliest events preceding the founding of the Church, are historically reliable, and that this view can be arrived at through historical methods.

This book is almost 20 years-old, but it is still relevant. Blomberg presents the best case for the Historicity of the Gospels and the falicies of "Historical Criticism," which is at the heart of the popular, and contentious, Jesus Seminar.5/5(3). The Historical Reliability of the Gospels – Book Review Brian Sandifer Critical Analy sis Imagine yourself a juror assigned to the trial of the historical reliability of the gospels.

This is the position the reader finds himself in as he hears the case presented by Blomberg in this positive argument for gospel historicity. For over twenty years, Craig Blomberg's The Historical Reliability of the Gospels has provided a useful antidote to many of the toxic effects of skeptical criticism of the Gospels.

Offering a calm, balanced overview of the history of Gospel criticism, especially that of the late twentieth century, Blomberg introduces readers to the methods employed by New Testament scholars and shows both /5(4).

In "The Historical Reliability of the Gospels", Dr. Blomberg presents readers a detailed and well-reasoned overview for the general reliability of the four Canonical Gospels of the New Testament.

This is a popular-level work derived largely from previous more technical volumes of evangelical scholars in the "Gospel Perspectives" series/5(48). The fact that the gospels were records of sermons to the early church community strengthens the case for historical reliability because the community itself would exercise a form of.

Historical Reliability Confirms the Gospels. The historical reliability of the Bible can be tested by the same criteria by which all historical documents are tested.

The Christian faith, after all, is tied to specific historical events that can be confirmed through multiple sources. Get this from a library.

The historical reliability of the Gospels. [Craig L Blomberg] -- The search for the historical Jesus has had a long and complicated history. Nineteenth-century scholars, employing the tools of the historical-critical method, supplied a host of novel and.

As an Evangelical, he has spent a lot of years in the trenches with all sorts of people with different views of the historical Jesus and has defended the historicity of the Gospels and the reliability of the New Testament writers, and the accuracy of the portrait of the historical Jesus for at least the last 30 years.

So Darrell, welcome. For over twenty years, Craig Blomberg's The Historical Reliability of the Gospels has provided a useful antidote to many of the toxic effects of skeptical criticism of the Gospels. Offering a calm, balanced overview of the history of Gospel criticism, especially that of the late twentieth century, Blomberg introduces readers to the methods employed by New Testament scholars and shows both the 4/5(2).

The historical reliability of the New Testament has long been a mainstay in Christian apologetics. For decades, believers have used avenues such as manuscript evidence, authorship, extrabiblical sources, and archaeology to show that the thousands of existing copies of the New Testament accurately preserve the original texts, as well as correctly report what actually occurred.

Conclusion: the Gospels Fit the Historical Evidence Therefore, when all the evidence is considered, we find that the gospels match up with the known history of that time.

The people were real people, the cities existed, the customs were exactly as stated, and the events actually occurred. Summary - Question In "The Historical Reliability of the Gospels", Dr.

Blomberg presents readers a detailed and well-reasoned overview for the general reliability of the four Canonical Gospels of the New Testament. This is a popular-level work derived largely from previous more technical volumes of evangelical scholars in the "Gospel Perspectives" series/5(51).

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Click Download or Read Online button to get the historical reliability of the gospels book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in. For over twenty years, Craig Blomberg's The Historical Reliability of the Gospels has provided a useful antidote to many of the toxic effects of skeptical criticism of the Gospels.

Offering a calm, balanced overview of the history of Gospel criticism, especially that of the late twentieth century, Blomberg introduces readers to the methods Author: Craig L. Blomberg. Get this from a library!

The historical reliability of the gospels. [Craig L Blomberg] -- Offering a calm, balanced overview of the history of Gospel criticism, especially that of the late twentieth century, Blomberg introduces readers to the methods employed by New Testament scholars and.Questions regarding the reliability of the New Testament are commonly raised among modern biblical scholars and popular media alike.

Drawing on decades of research in a fresh, comprehensive defense of the New Testament's reliability, distinguished professor and New Testament scholar Craig Blomberg addresses nearly all of the major objections to the historicity of the New Testament in one 5/5(2).

Q & A on the Historical Reliability of the Gospels: Introduction to a Series. James Arlandson. Christianity has always been the religion of the Book, the Bible. More specifically for this series, all Christians of all denominations cherish the four Biblical or canonical Gospels.

But there is no pleasant way to put this.