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Fake or Authentic? (Part 2)

Fake or Authentic? (Part 2)

Episode 11 • Featuring Lydia McGrew

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How can we tell whether a painting signed by Claude Monet is authentic or not? Similarly, how can we know for certain that the New Testament Gospels aren’t fictional stories, but real historical accounts of the life of Jesus? On this episode, Shane Rosenthal continues his conversation of this subject with Dr. Lydia McGrew, author of Testimonies to the Truth: Why You Can Trust the Gospels.


• For further reading on this topic, check out Testimonies to the Truth: Why You Can Trust the Gospels, and Hidden in Plain View by Lydia McGrew. See also Shane’s articles How to Detect Deception, and Authenticating the Fourth Gospel.

Click here to listen to Shane’s interview with Richard Bauckham, author of Jesus & The Eyewitnesses, on the topic of the reliability of John’s Gospel, and here to listen to his discussion with New Testament scholar Daniel Wallace regarding an early date for John’s Gospel.

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The Humble Skeptic
The Humble Skeptic
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.