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Authenticating the Book of Acts
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Authenticating the Book of Acts

Episode 24 • Featuring Lydia McGrew
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Is the book of Acts a collection of stories and legends about the lives of the apostles, or is it a trustworthy and reliable history of the earliest days of the church? Is there any external evidence that helps to corroborate its claims? Shane Rosenthal discusses these questions and more with Dr. Lydia McGrew, author of Hidden in Plain View: Undesigned Coincidences in the Gospels and Acts.


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Recommended Books
Hidden in Plain View, Lydia McGrew
Testimonies to the Truth, Lydia McGrew
The Mirror or The Mask, Lydia McGrew
The Eye of the Beholder, Lydia McGrew
The Book of Acts, F.F. Bruce
The Book of Acts in the Setting of Hellenistic History, Colin Hemer
St. Paul The Traveller and Roman Citizen, William Ramsay
Pictures of The Apostolic Church, William Ramsay
The Trustworthiness of the New Testament, William Ramsay

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Shane Rosenthal was raised in a Jewish home but became an atheist at a very early age. Some years later, however, he ended up losing faith in atheism and converted to Christianity. On this podcast, he talks with people from a wide variety of worldviews and perspectives in order to explore the beliefs and ideas that shape our lives.
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