There are a lot of free Bible study apps available today. For many, this is all they need. But some want the ability to go deeper—much deeper. These need a robust software package and there are three companies that have offerings of the highest quality: BibleWorks, Accordance, and Logos. I have all three and find… Read More
Bart D. Ehrman, Forged: Writing in the Name of God—Why The Bible’s Authors Are Not Who We Think They Are (San Francisco: HarperOne, 2011), 307 pages: a Review by Michael R. Licona, March 27, 2011
Acharya S is a skeptic with an interest in mythology who has written a book entitled The Christ Conspiracy: The Greatest Story Ever Sold. This book presents an hypothesis of how Christianity came into being.
Thank you for emailing me your brief rebuttal to my paper on your book. I have also reviewed “A Rebuttal to Mike Licona’s ‘Refutation of The Christ Conspiracy‘” on your web site. Since the latter and more formal involves greater detail than your email, . . . Thank you for emailing me your brief rebuttal to… Read More
The Qur’an asserts that Jesus never died. If he did not die, his death could not atone for sins and there could be no resurrection of Jesus from the dead. In this article, Mike argues that Jesus’ death provides a strong defeater of Islam.
This is a recent attempt by the hyperskeptical community to advance the thesis that Jesus never existed. In this review, Mike Licona takes a look at their case.
Earl Doherty recently wrote a rebuttal to Mike Licona’s review of Flemming’s The God Who Wasn’t There.
The 2012 summer issue of the Southeastern Theological Review includes a roundtable discussion on the interpretation of Matthew’s raised saints I proposed in my book The Resurrection of Jesus: A New Historiographical Approach (Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2010).
This is the paper I delivered at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Philosophical Society in San Francisco. This paper addresses the present controversy stated by Norman Geisler pertaining to the saints raised at Jesus’ death in Matthew 27:52-53.
Acknowledgement & Copyright: This article is posted on the author’s web site with the permission of Brill and the Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus. This article is copyrighted. Therefore, it is illegal to repost it anywhere else without written consent from Brill and the Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus…. Read More