I thought it might be a good idea to write something about whether the Bible is generally reliable as a historical document. Lots of people like to nitpick about things that are difficult to verify, but the strange thing is that even skeptical historians accept many of the core narratives found in the Bible. Let’s start with a Christian historian, then go to a non-Christian one.
First, let’s introduce New Testament scholar Daniel B. Wallace:
Daniel B. Wallace
Senior Research Professor of New Testament Studies
BA, Biola University, 1975; ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1979; PhD, 1995.
Dr. Wallace… is a member of the Society of New Testament Studies, the Institute for Biblical Research, the Society of Biblical Literature, the American Society of Papyrologists, and the Evangelical Theological Society (of which he was president in 2016). He has…
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