JESUS

Who is Jesus? Did he actually exist? What does it mean when we say Jesus is the son of God? Why is Jesus the basis of the christian faith? Why should we care about Jesus now?

How Could Jesus Be Both God And Man?

How Could Jesus Be Both God And Man?

One of the most primitive of the theological quagmires that have arisen in the Christian movement is: how could Jesus be both God and man? This question has come as both a mystery that the theologian would meditate upon or a serious challenge...

Ancient Evidence for Jesus from Non-Christian Sources

Ancient Evidence for Jesus from Non-Christian Sources

Michael Gleghorn examines evidence from ancient non-Christian sources for the life of Jesus, demonstrating that such sources help confirm the historical reliability of the Gospels. Evidence from Tacitus Although there is overwhelming evidence that the New Testament is...

Why are there no Roman records of Jesus?

Why are there no Roman records of Jesus?

The silence of antiquity. The Roman empire kept extensive records, so why is Jesus’ trial and crucifixion not recorded. Why did Pontus Pilate not write about Jesus? Why didn’t Herod’s court make a record of Jesus? Often a string of ancient names (contemporaries of...

Independent sources for the life of Jesus

Independent sources for the life of Jesus

What is multiple attestation, and why is it important? Independent attestation is a useful tool used by historians for trying to determine whether certain actions or sayings by Jesus, or a historical figure, can be established as historically probable. The...

Jesus and the Dynamic of the Gospel

Jesus and the Dynamic of the Gospel

For those who can remember as far back as the 1960’s and 70’s, there are two books that may well stand out in your memory. One is J.I. Packer’s Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God and the other, R.B. Kuiper’s God-Centred Evangelism. Both provide a theology of...

Who is Jesus? An Introduction to Christology

Surely the most important question in the world is the one that forms the title for this article: 'Who is Jesus?'. Answering that question is the task of what we call 'Christology,' a word that means 'the study of Christ' and that refers to the branch of Christian...

Postmodernism and the uniqueness of Christ

Postmodernism and the uniqueness of Christ

There are two elements in our title. Postmodernism and the uniqueness of Christ. What do we mean by them? What exactly is postmodernism? For that matter what was modernism? And what do we mean when we say that Christ is unique? Moreover what are the implications...