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  • Butler: All of the evidence taken together

    Butler: All of the evidence taken together

    he truth of our religion, like the truth of common matters, is to be judged of by all the evidence taken together. And unless the whole series of things which may be alleged in this argument, and every particular thing in it, can reasonably be supposed to...

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  • Chesterton on Miracles

    Chesterton on Miracles

    Somehow or other an extraordinary idea has arisen that the disbelievers in miracles consider them coldly and fairly, while believers in miracles accept them only in connection with some dogma. The fact is quite the other way. The believers in miracles accept them (rightly or wrongly) because...

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  • Nathaniel Lardner on the Argument from Silence

    Nathaniel Lardner on the Argument from Silence

    TWO OBJECTIONS TAKEN FROM THE SILENCE OF JOSEPHUS. I. He has not mentioned the slaughter of the infants of Bethlehem: II. Nor of the Galileans, whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. ST. MATTHEW says, chap. ii. 16, “Then Herod, when he saw that he was...

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  • Jeremy Belknap: The nature of testimony and the rules of evidence universally acknowledged among mankind

    Jeremy Belknap: The nature of testimony and the rules of evidence universally acknowledged among mankind

    If it be allowed that there was such a person as Jesus Christ, that he was virtuous and amiable, that he preached the most excellent morality and practiced the virtues which he taught, from what source is the knowledge of this derived? How do we know that...

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  • Tim McGrew is one of those few people whose keen intellect is matched by his love for the gospel and  passion for the church.  Through his work in disseminating the best apologetics of the past centuries, Tim has shown us that the newest attacks against the Christian faith can be countered by the oldest defenses. That's a testament to the enduring substance of the gospel message.
    - Abdu Murray, Ravi Zacharias International Ministries
  • Tim is an amazing gift to the body of Christ. He's smart and also gracious. I'm honored to consider him both a colleague and friend.
    - Dr. Sean McDowell, Biola University Professor, Speaker, Author
  • The Library of Historical Apologetics is the best resource for lay apologists to learn about past defenders from the modern era.
    - Kurt Jaros, Executive Director of Defenders Media

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