Easter is just around the corner. That means lots of silly articles and Internet memes popping up all over the place. Maclean’s, one of the best-known magazines in Canada, released an article casting doubt on the existence of Jesus of Nazareth as a historical figure. (Read this accompanying blog article by Andy Steiger.) Andy, Steve, and Chris offer their passionate two cents in this week’s episode of AC Podcast.
Did Jesus Exist?: The Historical Argument For Jesus Of Nazareth by Bart D. Ehrman
Jesus And The Eyewitnesses: The Gospels as Eyewitness Testimony by Richard Baukham
Jesus Outside The New Testament: An Introduction to the Ancient Evidence by Robert E. Van Voorst
Why Jesus is God: A Response to Bart Ehrman by Bishop Robert Barron (Thank you, Philippe Labonte for forwarding us this article.)
How God Became Jesus: The Real Origins of Belief in Jesus’ Divine Nature (A Response to Bart D. Ehrman) by Michael F. Bird, Craig A. Evans, Simon J. Gathercole, Charles E. Hill, and Chris Tilling