Are The Gospels Historically Reliable?

Are The Gospels Historically Reliable? March 9, 2022

The teachings of Jesus Christ have influenced millions of people in the 2,000 years since he lived. But in recent times, many skeptics of Christianity have questioned whether the four Gospels—Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John—can be trusted as true accounts of his life and teaching.

The Gospels Are Crucial

Where do the Gospels come from, and how can we be sure they are an accurate record of historical events? To learn more or attend the debate in person, visit: https://give.catholic.com/event/jimmy… On Thursday, March 24 at 7 p.m., Catholic Answers author and apologist Jimmy Akin will debate Bart D. Ehrman on the topic “Are the Gospels Historically Reliable?” Be sure to check it out for what is sure to be an exciting and informative exchange.

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About Jimmy Akin

Jimmy Akin is an internationally known author and speaker. As the senior apologist at Catholic Answers, he has more than twenty-five years’ experience defending and explaining the Faith. Jimmy is a convert and has an extensive background in the Bible, theology, the Church Fathers, philosophy, canon law, and liturgy.

About Bart Ehrman

Bart D. Ehrman is the James A. Gray Distinguished Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He began his teaching career at Rutgers University and joined the faculty in the department of religious studies at UNC in 1988, where he has served as chair of the department and director of graduate studies.

Debate On The Gospels Youtube Link

Attending In Person

If you are attending in person here is the info:

St. Therese of Carmel Catholic Church

4355 Del Mar Trails Road, San Diego, CA 92130

Press Release From Catholic Answers

—Catholic Answers sSenior aApologist Jimmy
Akin is set towill debate bestselling author Bart D. Ehrman,
Thursday, March 24 th , 2022, in San Diego, California on the
historical reliability of the Gospels. The debate, held before a live
live audience and simultaneously broadcast onlineonlinestreamed
online, .

The debate will begin with the thesis “The cCanonical Gospels
aAre hHistorically uUnreliable,” with Bart Ehrman taking the
affirmative position.

Ehrman is a popular New Testament textual critic who was once
an Fundamentalist Evangelical Christian and is now an agnostic.

“This is a dream matchup,” says said Catholic Answers chief
operating officer, Jon Sorensen, the debate organizer. “We have
been seeking opportunities like this for some time, and we are
excited pleased to host a debate on such a crucial topic.”

In addition to the live audience, oOnline attendees will can watch
the livestream video of the debate on the Catholic Answers’
YouTube channel. “If interest in this debate growsis extensive,”
adds Sorensen said, “we will definitely look toward hosting more
events like it in the future.”

All information is used by permission from Catholic Answers.

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