Last time we focused on the authorship of the Old Testament. We looked at three primary areas where the Old Testament is challenged. This article will address questions regarding the authorship of the New Testament and particularly the Gospels.
Like the OT discussions, this is an overview of key areas targeted towards the layman. As before, I’d suggest Lee Strobel’s The Case for Christ at a more introductory level or Geisler and Turek’s I Don’t Have Enough Faith to be an Atheist at the intermediate level. If you want to get advanced, look for William Lane Craig’s Reasonable Faith.
In my opinion, defending the historicity of the New Testament is actually far easier than the Old Testament. The attacks are frequently focused on (more…)