Beyond Tradition

"Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men." Colossians 2:8


Objective: Christian apologetics. You won't find much preaching here, but you'll find poignant answers to questions and issues that have been hot topics both in the past and present in the area of Christian history and scholarship. I try and reference all my scholarly sources, or the ancient documents and records themselves that I cite and quote from as clear and concise as I can. Always, ALWAYS make sure the studies and works of modern scholars you read, whether from websites or books, reference their sources, and always check those sources yourself. Most ancient documents and literary sources, the actual written sources themselves, are available to any viewer free via the Internet. Never take anything or anyone's word for granted, even if they have outstanding academic credentials or a trustworthy reputation.


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The Texts
The text of the New Testament -- its origins; how it formed, from where and from whom; when these documents were written; its reliability
The Man
Jesus -- who he was; if he was; what he is about; his resurrection; his role as proclaimed Messiah; problems and issues addressed about the overall validity and historicity of this figure
Accessory subjects like the virgin birth
The Forbidden
Christian subjects you probably won't hear taught in Sunday school
FAQ/Skeptical Arguments
Brief summations of some of the most frequently asked questions, issues, problems, and arguments gathered from forum message boards
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