The Revd Professor Richard Burridge is Dean of King’s College London and Professor of Biblical Interpretation, and a leading expert on the gospels. He has written the standard academic work on the gospels entitled: What Are the Gospels?: A Comparison… Read More ›
Mark 13:32 and the “Omniscience” of the Holy Spirit Originally Posted on the “Quran and Bible Blog” Catholic apologist and blog contributor Denis Giron has published a short article in which he attempts to defend the belief in… Read More ›
The Gospel of Matthew written around 80-85 AD. Author unknown. Used the gospel of Mark, the Q source and other material. Portrays Jesus as the new Moses who gives his disciples the true interpretation of the Mosaic Law and expects… Read More ›
When Jews quote Deuteronomy 6:4 together with 1 Chronicles 17:21, a more nuanced Monotheism may be possible.
There are numerous videos on the internet which purport to show the Pope, or other Catholic clergy, openly praying to Satan. All of those polemics revolve around an ancient Catholic hymn, known as the Exultet, using the Latin word lucifer… Read More ›
Why the commandment in Matthew 28:19 is likely unhistorical, according to a top Christian NT scholar
Rev Professor Raymond Brown SS (1928 – 1998) was an American Catholic priest, a member of the Sulpician Fathers and a prominent biblical scholar. I had the privilege of hearing him lecture at Oxford University shortly before he died. See… Read More ›
While many are familiar with polemics which appeal to Mark 13:32 to dispute the omniscience of Jesus, fewer have encountered polemics in which it is similarly argued that the same verse even necessitates that the Holy Spirit is not omniscient…. Read More ›
The New Testament in Muslim Eyes, Paul’s Letter to the Galatians (Routledge Reading the Bible in Islamic Context Series) Paperback – 11 Jun 2018 by Shabbir Akhtar Dr Shabbir Akhtar is a philosopher, researcher and writer who now teaches at the… Read More ›
The gospels of Luke and Matthew know nothing of Jesus’ pre-existence or his divine incarnation. In fact both gospels suggest the son of God was *created* in the womb of Mary.
Here are quotations from three eminent Christian scholars – all personally believers in the Trinity – but honest enough to put the facts of the gospels before dogma. They are agreed that the gospels of Luke and Matthew know nothing… Read More ›