Beginning with Hugo Grotius in 1622, dozens of lawyers have published books in which they supposedly use legal standards of evidence to prove Jesus rose from the dead – something most Christians believe as a matter of faith.

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Loaded words and eyewitness testimony

A loaded word is a “word, set phrase or idiom that has strong positive or negative connotations beyond its ordinary definition.” For example, comedian and political commentator Bill Maher has called the Old Testament a book of Jewish fairy tales. Maher uses the term “fairy tales” because it has strong negative connotations. There is nothing […]…Continue reading


Simon Greenleaf – 3. Apologists don’t apologize.

Apologists often argue that the Gospel accounts of Jesus’ resurrection must be true because opponents of Christianity would have exposed any falsehoods. For example, Gary Habermas argues, “enemies in Jewish leadership” could have nipped Christianity in the bud by producing the body of Jesus.[1] John Warwick Montgomery claims testimony to Christ’s resurrection was “presented contemporaneously […]…Continue reading