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Simon Greenleaf – 3. Apologists don’t apologize.

Posted on January 27, 2019

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

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Simon Greenleaf – 2. No Perry Mason moment

Posted on January 27, 2019

A “Perry Mason moment” happens when a lawyer introduces surprising and dramatic evidence that can win the case. In the Perry Mason television series, the titular lawyer, played by Raymond Burr, won most of his cases by cross-examining the true culprits until they confessed on the witness stand. That is the ultimate Perry Mason moment […]…Continue reading

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