Lydia McGrew Answered

A number of you have asked me to respond to Lydia McGrew’s lengthy critique of my book Why Are There Differences in the Gospels? What We Can Learn From Ancient Biography. Now that I’ve been able [...]

Historians and Miracle Claims

Most biblical scholars and historians hold that the investigation of a miracle report lies outside of the rights of historians acting within their professional capacity. In this essay, I [...]

Mike Licona vs. Bart Ehrman (2018)

Debate Question: “Are the Gospels historically reliable?” On February 21, 2018, Ratio Christi and the KSU History Club cosponsored a debate between Bart Ehrman and Mike Licona at Kennesaw State [...]

Mike Licona vs. Courtney Friesen

Debate Question: “Are Christian claims verifiable and does it matter?” Hosted by the Veritas Forum at the Arizona University, this debate between resident classicist Courtney Friesen [...]

Sermon on the Mount

On October 26, 2017, Mike Licona was asked to recite Jesus’s Sermon on the Mount at a location not far from the traditional sight where Jesus is believed to have delivered it 2,000 years ago.

Was Jesus’s Resurrection a Metaphor?

Some recent scholars have claimed that the early Christians used the term “resurrection” for Jesus only as a metaphor that meant God had exalted Jesus in heaven or that Jesus remains alive in his [...]