Were the Gospel Writers…
…(1) Present?, (2) Corroborated? (3) Accurate? (4) Biased? In short, can we trust that what we read in the Gospels is true? Former cold case homicide detective — and former atheist — J. Warner Wallace (adjunct professor at Biola University) applies the same criteria he used while on the force to examine the eyewitness accounts of Christ. The author of God’s Crime Scene strongly argues for the reliability and historicity of the Gospels.1
Table of Contents
LEARN TO BE A DETECTIVE: Ten important principles every aspiring detective needs to master
Chapter 1 Principle #1: DON’T BE A “KNOW-IT-ALL”
Chapter 2 Principle #2: LEARN HOW TO “INFER”
Chapter 3 Principle #3: THINK “CIRCUMSTANTIALLY”
Chapter 4 Principle #4: TEST YOUR WITNESSES
Chapter 5 Principle #5: HANG ON EVERY WORD
Chapter 6 Principle #6: SEPARATE ARTIFACTS FROM EVIDENCE
Chapter 7 Principle #7: RESIST CONSPIRACY THEORIES
Chapter 8 Principle #8: RESPECT THE “CHAIN OF CUSTODY”
Chapter 9 Principle #9: KNOW WHEN “ENOUGH IS ENOUGH”
Chapter 10 Principle #10: PREPARE FOR AN ATTACK
Section 2 EXAMINE THE EVIDENCE: Applying the principles of investigation to the claims of the New Testament
Chapter 11 WERE THEY PRESENT?
Chapter 12 WERE THEY CORROBORATED?
Chapter 13 WERE THEY ACCURATE?
Chapter 14 WERE THEY BIASED?
Postscript BECOMING A “TWO DECISION” CHRISTIAN2
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- Wallace, J. Warner. Cold-Case Christianity: A Homicide Detective Investigates the Claims of the Gospels (Kindle Locations 21-47). David C. Cook. Kindle Edition.