Yesterday I did something I rarely do: I threw away some books. The three books were Bible commentaries on the gospels by English Protestant scholars. G.B.Caird’s commentary on St Luke went in the trash
It is easy to exchange convinced assertions: "The gospels are 100% God's holy Word and every bit is historically accurate!" or "The gospels are fairy tales!" However there is a discipline called "Biblical scholarship"
Anyone who wishes to engage in a thoughtful and intelligent exploration of the Christian faith will have to ask whether the gospels are historically reliable. Can we believe that the stories in the gospels