I want to make a correction to what Gary and I wrote in The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus (p. 128). We say, Tiberius Caesar was the Roman emperor at the time of Jesus’ ministry and execution. Tiberius is mentioned by ten sources within 150 years of his death: Tacitus, Suetonius, Velleius Paterculus, Plutarch,… Read More
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.
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.
July 31, 2012. STR has devoted their Summer 2012 issue to featuring my book The Resurrection of Jesus: A New Historiographical Approach (IVP Academic, 2010). The issue contains 4 essays and a roundtable discussion. The issue may be purchased at http://www.southeasterntheologicalreview.com. However, STR is allowing roundtable participants to post the discussion on their web sites. To view,… Read More
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).
Earl Doherty recently wrote a rebuttal to Mike Licona’s review of Flemming’s The God Who Wasn’t There.
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.
On February 26, 2007, a team announced that they have discovered the family tomb of Jesus. In this article, Mike offers some preliminary thoughts.