Monthly Archives: September 2018

What Is The Manuscript Count For The New Testament Today?

With the initial release of Evidence that Demands a Verdict in 1972, my father helped popularize the “bibliographic test” for the reliability of the New Testament. Essentially, the bibliographic test examines the textual transmission by which a document reaches us. Since we do not have the original New Testament writings (the autographa), textual critics aim to determine the reliability of

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What is Man?

  Three thousand years ago, an ancient sage gazed at the world and asked the most important question anyone could ask about our corporate humanity: When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, The moon and the stars, which You have ordained; What is man that You take thought of him…? (Ps. 8:3–4) Indeed. What is man? What

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Was it immoral to sacrifice animals, as was practiced in the Old Testament? Sean McDowell offers some historical and theological context to address these questions fairly and thoughtfully.       Sean McDowell, Ph.D. is a professor of Christian Apologetics at Biola University, the National Spokesman for Summit Ministries, a best-selling author, popular speaker, and part-time high school teacher. Follow

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