In an era where skepticism towards religious texts is on the rise, "The New Testament Documents: Can They Be Trusted?" offers a comprehensive and thoughtful examination of the credibility of the New Testament. Edward D. Andrews, drawing on years of meticulous research, tackles the major objections to the historicity of these foundational Christian texts in one detailed volume.
The book embarks on a journey, starting with the formation of the Gospels, exploring the process and people involved. It delves into the transmission of the text, illustrating how these sacred writings have been preserved over centuries. The exploration continues with an investigation into the formation of the canon and a thorough analysis of alleged contradictions.
Andrews presents an insightful examination of the intricate relationship between Jesus and Paul and addresses the contentious issue of supposed Pauline forgeries. He also provides a balanced look at other Gospels that have come to light over time. The book does not shy away from the topic of miracles, offering a rational and scholarly perspective on these supernatural events as presented in the New Testament.
Throughout the book, Andrews underscores his analysis with historical corroborations from all parts of the New Testament. The reader is presented with a wealth of evidence supporting the credibility of these ancient documents.
"The New Testament Documents: Can They Be Trusted?" utilizes the latest scholarship to respond to New Testament objections yet remains accessible to non-specialists. This book serves as a robust resource for anyone seeking to deepen their understanding of the New Testament and its reliability. Whether you're a scholar, a student, a Christian seeking to fortify your faith, or a skeptic searching for answers, this book offers a well-reasoned, informative, and engaging exploration of the trustworthiness of the New Testament documents.
- Publisher: Christian Publishing House (June 17, 2020)
- Language: English
- Paperback: 473 pages
- ISBN-10: 194958609X
- ISBN-13: 978-1949586091
- Item Weight: 1.8 pounds
- Dimensions: 7 x 1.07 x 10 inches
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
EDWARD D. ANDREWS (AS in Criminal Justice, BS in Religion, MA in Biblical Studies, and MDiv in Theology) is CEO and President of Christian Publishing House. He has authored over 220+ books. In addition, Andrews is the Chief Translator of the Updated American Standard Version (UASV).