Knight and Rose Show – Episode 19: The Historical Reliability of the Gospels

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.

Podcast description:

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.

Episode 19:

Episode  Summary:

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.

Speaker biographies

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 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.

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Music attribution:

Strength Of The Titans by Kevin MacLeod

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