Historiography 1: Early Reports, Embarrassment, and Coherence

Timing, coherency, and embarrassment are three historiographical methods of determining the reliability of a document’s content. In this episode, Jon uses these methods to help us study the history of the New Testament.

In this episode…

00:20 Review
00:45 Content Reliability – Example of the Odyssey
2:00 Historiography and assumptions
3:30 Historiographical Methods and the NT
4:00 Method 1: How early the reports are
5:45 Method 2: Coherence
10:00 Contradictions in the NT and coherency
10:30 Method 3: Embarrassment in the NT
14:35 The Gospel and the method of embarrassment
16:20 The next episode

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