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Archaeological Evidence for Exodus & the Trial of Jesus

by Jan 28, 2015Archaeology, Atheism, Christian History, Crash Course

Archaeological Evidence: Exodus and the Trial of Jesus

Posted on January 27, 2015

Every year, usually at Christmas time, a so-called “mainstream” magazine takes up the topic of Christianity or the Bible. Often, Christians who believe the Bible get a fair hearing—other times, not so much. This latest time, it was Newsweek and journalist Kurt Eichenwald doing the “honors.”

Here’s the title: “The Bible: So Misunderstood It’s a Sin.” Actually, this piece is so ill-informed that it’s a sin—not just against God but against good journalism. Al Mohler had this to say: “[Eichenwald’s] article is a hit-piece that lacks any journalistic balance or credibility. His only sources cited within the article are from severe critics of evangelical Christianity.”

Actually, perhaps Dr. Mohler is being too kind! I only mention the Newsweek piece to make a point—that the Christian worldview is under assault 24/7, and we need to be prepared to make a rational, reasonable defense of the truth of the faith.

Of course, the Bible has plenty of allies, not the least of which is the discipline of archaeology. Over the years, we’ve told you about some of the fascinating discoveries that have confirmed the accuracy of both the Old and New Testaments.
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