Book Review: ‘Why Christianity Matters’ by SJ Thomason

Author: S.J. ThomasonBook: Why Christianity Matters: Historical, Sociocultural, and Moral Reasons to Follow Jesus Christ (1st edition [out of print])Publisher: Kindle Direct PublishingYear: 2020Total Page Count: 410Price: $14.49 (print) I. INTRODUCTION From the time I was a teenager to just prior to my deconversion, I was an avid reader of Christian apologetics. If you could go back in time to the year 2000,... Continue Reading →

Was Jesus Buried in a Tomb?

On the 24th, Jim Majors will be debating Michael Jones on the question, “Was Jesus buried in a tomb?” For many, the answer will seem to be a no-brainer: of course, he was buried in a tomb! Where else would he have been buried? Moreover, the canonical Gospels all agree on this very point and... Continue Reading →

Animal Typology in the Epistle of Barnabas

I'm reading through the Apostolic Fathers this year and recently finished the Epistle of Barnabas (in The Apostolic Fathers, second edition, J.B. Lightfoot and J.R. Harmer, trans [Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1989], a text written sometime toward the end of the first century or the beginning of the second. One of the striking... Continue Reading →

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