Dale Martin is an American New Testament scholar. He is Woolsey Professor of Religious Studies at Yale University. Professor Dale Martin says it’s unlikely that Jesus taught his followers that he was divine since after his death, different disciples had… Read More ›
Bart Ehrman and the Trinity Pt. 2 I resume my discussion of Ehrman’s statements concerning the text of 1 John 5:7. The other point that I want to make is that Ehrman’s argument actually ends up proving that John’s Gospel… Read More ›
As I mentioned on January 12 I have invited Christian polemicist Sam Shamoun to write an article on BT. Here it is. As usual it is open for comments – with one proviso. Any abuse will result in the comment… Read More ›
Professor Helen Bond examines the many discrepancies between Matthew and Luke’s account of Jesus’ birth narrative.
Helen Bond is Professor in Christian Origins with Specialisation in New Testament at the University of Edinburgh. This is a brilliantly concise and informative description of the two very different and contradictory accounts of the birth of Jesus in the… Read More ›
Perhaps unwittingly (then again perhaps not) Mike Licona highlights a New Testament verse that clearly states that Jesus has a God.
(Text of a lecture given to a group of Christians in Oxford, 1996) A number of difficulties will beset any presentation of Muslim understandings of the Trinity. Not the least of these is the fact that these Muslim understandings have… Read More ›
Finding and Following Jesus عليه السلام: The Muslim Claim to the Messiah | Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research
Can Muslims find anything unique in Jesus’ guidance and example? Or do they find all they need in Muhammad ﷺ? Dr Shabbir Akhtar, an academic at Oxford University explores. Part of the “Approaching Jesus as Muslims” Collection. I. Jesus عليه السلام and the House… Read More ›
DCCI Ministries are a gang of notorious hate preachers masquerading as ‘Christians’ who delight to hound Muslims at Speakers’ Corner. Matthew 7:21 applies.
The men in the Jewish Bible who play the role of God (sharing dominion, worship, and the throne of Yahweh) and are even called ‘God’ (Yahweh and Elohim)
This is an interesting excerpt from the exciting new work A Man Attested by God: The Human Jesus of the Synoptic Gospels by Professor J.R. Daniel Kirk. It refutes recent work by scholars such as Richard Bauckham, Simon Gathercole, and Richard Hays…. Read More ›
Professor Amy-Jill Levine (a prominent American NT scholar) gives her thoughts on Jesus and women, beginning with one question, “Was Jesus egalitarian?”
New Testament scholar professor Daniel Kirk muses on the translation of Exodus 3:14 in the Greek translation of the Bible as used by Mark in his gospel. The question has Christological implications.