Welcome to episode 19 of the Knight and Rose podcast! In this episode, Wintery Knight and Desert Rose discuss the historical reliability of the four Gospels – four ancient biographies about the life of Jesus. If you like this episode, please subscribe to the podcast, and subscribe to our YouTube channel. We would appreciate it if you left us a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.
Christian apologists Wintery Knight and Desert Rose discuss apologetics, policy, culture, relationships, and more. Each episode equips you with evidence you can use to boldly engage anyone, anywhere. We train our listeners to become Christian secret agents. Action and adventure guaranteed. 30-45 minutes per episode. New episode every week.
Wintery Knight and Desert Rose discuss several lines of evidences supporting the historical reliability of the four Gospels, for example: consistency with contemporary non-Christian sources, name disambiguation, undesigned coincidences, confirmation of historical details, etc. We also discuss whether miracles are possible. Finally, we recommend resources on Gospel reliability for all skill levels.
Wintery Knight is a black legal immigrant. He is a senior software engineer by day, and an amateur Christian apologist by night. He has been blogging at winteryknight.com since January of 2009, covering news, policy and Christian worldview issues.
Desert Rose did her undergraduate degree in public policy, and then worked for a conservative Washington lobbyist organization. She also has a graduate degree from a prestigious evangelical seminary. She is active in Christian apologetics as a speaker, author, and teacher.
I accidently said that the expression “clear as spiderwebs” is from Shakespeare, but it’s actually a line from Cyrano de Bergerac. I feel bad for getting this wrong! Bad WK.
- Can We Trust the Gospels? by Peter J. Williams
- Cold-Case Christianity: A Homicide Detective Investigates the Claims of the Gospels by J. Warner Wallace
- The Historical Reliability of the New Testament: Countering the Challenges to Evangelical Christian Beliefs by Craig L. Blomberg
- Jesus and the Eyewitnesses: The Gospels as Eyewitness Testimony by Richard Baucham
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