Comments on the Four Views of the Historical Adam Reviews

| January 18, 2014

As promised, I want to post a few thoughts on Nijay Gupta’s posted reviews of the four views book on the Historical Adam. These comments presume you have read the reviews (here and here). On Lamoureaux’s view (“Evolutionary creation and no historical Adam”): 1. I think Nijay is correct about the fact that biblical scholars […]

Nijay Gupta’s Review on View #4 of the Historical Adam Book

| January 17, 2014

Here is the fourth review posted by Nijay Gupta. It’s on Bill Barrick’s position (historical Adam and young-earth creationism). I’ll likely post something tomorrow about my impressions on the views and reviews. Technorati Tags: Adam, Barrick, creationism, review

Inerrancy, Adam and ETS

| December 7, 2013

It’s been two weeks since I attended the annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society (held this year in Baltimore). The theme this year was inerrancy. I know it’s a tired subject for many, but it’s still quite current within ETS, due in no small part to recent books that force the question. I speak […]

Update on Joseph Atwill’s Josephus Code

| October 23, 2013

I blogged recently about Joseph Atwill’s research, which asserts that Jesus was a Roman invention. Now that his PR launch (disguised as a conference) is history, I decided to post an update of some reviews of Atwill’s work. Joel Watts asked, “Was Jesus a Roman Invention?” over at the Huff Post Robert Price (who doesn’t […]

Josephus Code Follies

| October 11, 2013

I’ve gotten a half dozen emails about the new (it’s not really new) Joseph Atwill book and “Covert Christianity” PR launch (er . . . conference). The big media event is really about Atwill’s rehashing of his material in a 2006 book called Caesar’s Messiah. It was supposedly a bestseller — but have you ever […]