Historiography 3: Motivation, Explaining the Confusing, and Double Dissimilarity

One last episode on historiography for you! In this episode, Jon uses Author Motivation, Coherency through Other Events, and Double Similarity to further prove the reliability of the New Testaments historical record of events.

In this episode…

0:30 Reminder and Overview

1:00 Author Motivation explained

3:00 NT and motivation

5:00 Counter-arguments using 9/11

7:45 Coherency through other events

9:05 Making sense of the crucifixion through other events

15:00 Double Dissimilarity explained

18:20 “Son of Man” example

19:45 Jesus’ baptism example

20:20 Criticisms of Double Dissimilarity

21:15 Next time and an encouragement.

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