Category Archives: Tim McGrew

Reliability of the Gospels (Lecture Series) | Tim McGrew

Tim McGrew from the Library of Historical Apologetics has a famous series that I wanted to make available on my blog. Dr. McGrew is Professor of Philosophy at Western Michigan University, where he has taught since 1995. His areas of … Continue reading

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Undesigned Coincidences (resurrected by Dr. Tim McGrew in 2011)

I just updated two previous blog posts written in 2011 on Dr. McGrew‘s (Library of Historical Apologetics) (EPS author) undesigned coincidences (1, 2).  I added some talks he has given since then, and linked to some of his newer resources, … Continue reading

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The day I converted from atheism is approaching…

I spruced up the old testimony for Brian Auten’s Former Atheist Project on Apologetics 315, just in time for my approaching born-again birthday.  If you’re a former atheist, Brian would love to hear your story–and so would I :)  Mine begins … Continue reading

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Walk to the Cross (Easter Prep), pt.2: External/Internal Evidence

Back in February I posted part one of a lecture series on the Gospels by Tim McGrew entitled “Who Wrote the Gospels?”  Then, mid-March I posted Professor McGrew’s answer to my question, “Did Christians ‘reinterpret’ Old Testament passages to be … Continue reading

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Walk to the Cross (Easter prep): Jesus in the Old Testament

I asked Professor Tim McGrew for evidence that Christians didn’t “reinterpret” Old Testament passages to be prophecies fulfilled in Jesus.  As Easter approaches, it’s time to share his reply.  Material referred to is Maas (and here), Edersheim, and Miller (“NWNTI, JTM, BPM, … Continue reading

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Who Wrote the Gospels? by Timothy McGrew

Lecture notes and accompanying chart can be downloaded here. You can click on each blue checkmark to see the evidence.

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Undesigned Coincidences in the Bible by Tim McGrew

(Last published 9/23/11. Added 4/10/13: Video.  Also see Audio Resources by Tim McGrew and Internal Evidence for the Gospels by Tim McGrew on Apologetics315.) A few months back I heard an April 24, 2011 radio interview on this topic, by fellow Christian Apologetics Alliance member Tim … Continue reading

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Undesigned Coincidences in the Gospels / McGrew

I first heard about these from Professor Tim McGrew: An undesigned coincidence happens when one part of the Bible is missing a detail that makes us ask a question, and another part of the Bible (a part authored by someone … Continue reading

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