Tag: Historian

  • Did Jesus, Mary and Joseph go to Egypt or to Nazareth?

    Did Jesus, Mary and Joseph go to Egypt or to Nazareth?

    In Matthew 2:14, we are told that Joseph took Mary and Jesus to Egypt: “When he arose, he took the young child and his mother by night, and departed into Egypt.” Yet in Luke 2:39, they went to Nazareth after Jesus’ birth: “And when they had performed all things according to the law of the […]

  • Luke’s Position As A Historian

    Some Christian apologists and missionaries cite A. N. Sherwin-White, who declared Luke to be a marvelous historian. “For Acts the confirmation of historicity is overwhelming…Any attempt to reject its basic historicity must now appear absurd. Roman historians have long taken it for granted.[1] White supports the accuracy of Lucan dating of the census. But what […]

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