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The Historical Reliability of the Gospels by Craig Blomberg.

Craig Blomberg is known around the world for his careful, reasoned, and balanced scholarship. He has written and taught on the Historical Reliability of the Gospels for decades. He brings education and scholarship to this area and shows how we truly can trust the Gospels.
Dr. Blomberg is a virtual treasure-trove of information and he can't wait to share his many years of research with you!
― Michael Patton Th.M. ―

  • NEW TESTAMENT EYEWITNESSES

  • NEW TESTAMENT
    GOSPELS

  • NEW TESTAMENT
    CORROBORATION

Course curriculum

  • 03

    Lesson 2: The Formation of the Canon and the Choice of the Synoptic Gospels

    • Lesson 2 Study Guide

    • Video 2 | The Formation of the Canon and the Choice of the Synoptic Gospels

    • mp3 | Lesson 2

  • 04

    Lesson 3: Books Not Included - The Contents of the Apocryphal and Gnostic Gospels

    • Lesson 3 Study Guide

    • Video 3 | The Contents of the Apocryphal and Gnostic Gospels

    • mp3 | Lesson 3

    • Completion Verification Survey-Lessons 1, 2, 3| Submit completed survey by Sun. Oct. 23 @ 11:59 pm/ET, even if all work is not done on time.

  • 05

    Lesson 4: The Text of the New Testament

    • ZOOM Session- October 24 @ 9PM ET

    • Lesson 4 Study Guide

    • Video 4 | The Text of the New Testament

    • mp3 | Lesson 4

  • 06

    Lesson 5: The Translation of the New Testament

    • Lesson 5 Study Guide

    • Video 5 | The Translation of the New Testament

    • mp3 | Lesson 5

  • 07

    Lesson 6: The Authorship and Dating of the Gospels

    • Lesson 6 Study Guide

    • Video 6 | The Authorship and Dating of the Gospels

    • mp3 | Lesson 6

    • Recommended Resources

    • Completion Verification Survey-Lessons 4, 5, 6 | *Submit completed survey by Sun. Oct. 30 @ 11:59 pm/ET, even if all work is not done on time.

  • 08

    Lesson 7: The Reliability of the Oral Tradition (Part 1)

    • ZOOM Session- October 31 @ 9PM ET

    • Lesson 7 Study Guide

    • Video 7 | The Reliability of the Oral Tradition (Part 1)

    • mp3 | Lesson 7

  • 09

    Lesson 8: The Reliability of the Oral Tradition (Part 2)

    • Lesson 8 Study Guide

    • Video 8 | The Reliability of the Oral Tradition (Part 2)

    • mp3 | Lesson 8

  • 10

    Lesson 9: The Composition of the Synoptic Gospels

    • Lesson 9 Study Guide

    • Video 9 | The Composition of the Synoptic Gospels

    • mp3 | Lesson 9

    • Completion Verification Survey-Lessons 7, 8, 9 | *Submit completed survey by Sun. Nov. 6 @ 11:59 pm/ET, even if all work is not done on time.

  • 11

    Lesson 10: The Literary Genre of the Gospels

    • NO ZOOM Session this week!

    • Lesson 10 Study Guide

    • Video 10 | The Literary Genre of the Gospels

    • mp3 | Lesson 10

  • 12

    Lesson 11: Archeology for the Gospels

    • Lesson 11 Study Guide

    • Video 11 | Archeology for the Gospels

    • mp3 | Lesson 11

  • 13

    Lesson 12: Non-Christian Evidence for Jesus

    • Lesson 12 Study Guide

    • Video 12 | Non-Christian Evidence for Jesus

    • mp3 | Lesson 12

    • Recommended Resources

    • Completion Verification Survey-Lessons 10, 11, 12 | *Submit completed survey by Sun. Nov. 13 @ 11:59 pm/ET, even if all work is not done on time.

  • 14

    Lesson 13: The Apocryphal and Gnostic Gospels Further Evaluated

    • ZOOM Session- November 14 @ 9PM ET

    • Lesson 13 Study Guide

    • Video 13 | The Apocryphal and Gnostic Gospels Further Evaluated

    • mp3 | Lesson 13

  • 15

    Lesson 14: The Quests for the Historical Jesus

    • Lesson 14 Study Guide

    • Video 14 | The Quests for the Historical Jesus

    • mp3 | Lesson 14

  • 16

    Lesson 15: Why Such Diversity Exists and the Criteria of Authenticity

    • Lesson 15 Study Guide

    • Video 15 | Why Such Diversity Exists and the Criteria of Authenticity

    • mp3 | Lesson 15

    • Completion Verification Survey-Lessons 13, 14, 15 | *Submit completed survey by Sun. Nov. 20 @ 11:59 pm/ET, even if all work is not done on time.

  • 17

    Lesson 16: The Most Authentic Parts of the Synoptic Tradition

    • ZOOM Session-November 21 @ 9PM ET

    • Lesson 16 Study Guide

    • Video 16 | The Most Authentic Parts of the Synoptic Tradition

    • mp3 | Lesson 16

  • 18

    Lesson 17: The Resulting Identity of Jesus

    • Lesson 17 Study Guide

    • Video 17 | The Resulting Identity of Jesus

    • mp3 | Lesson 17

  • 19

    Lesson 18: Problems of Harmonization Among the Synoptics

    • Lesson 18 Study Guide

    • Video 18 | Problems of Harmonization Among the Synoptics

    • mp3 | Lesson 18

    • Quiz 1

    • Case Study Assignment 1

    • Recommended Resources

    • Completion Verification Survey-Lessons 16, 17, 18 | *Submit completed survey by Sun. Nov. 27 @ 11:59 pm/ET, even if all work is not done on time.

  • 20

    Lesson 19: Problems of Harmonization Between the Synoptics and John

    • ZOOM Session- November 28 @ 9PM ET

    • Lesson 19 Study Guide

    • Video 19 | Problems of Harmonization Between the Synoptics and John

    • mp3 | Lesson 19

  • 21

    Lesson 20: The Reliability of John (Part 1)

    • Lesson 20 Study Guide

    • Video 20 | The Reliability of John (Part 1)

    • mp3 | Lesson 20

  • 22

    Lesson 21: The Reliability of John (Part 2)

    • Lesson 21 Study Guide

    • Video 21 | The Reliability of John (Part 2)

    • mp3 | Lesson 21

    • Completion Verification Survey-Lessons 19, 20, 21| Submit completed survey by Sun. Dec. 4 @ 11:59 pm/ET, even if all work is not done on time.

  • 23

    Lesson 22: A Fourth Quest for the Historical Jesus

    • ZOOM Session- December 5 @ 9PM ET

    • Lesson 22 Study Guide

    • Video 22 | A Fourth Quest for the Historical Jesus

    • mp3 | Lesson 22

  • 24

    Lesson 23: The Knowledge of the Jesus Tradition in the Early Epistles (Part 1)

    • Lesson 23 Study Guide

    • Video 23 | The Knowledge of the Jesus Tradition in the Early Epistles (Part 1)

    • mp3 | Lesson 23

  • 25

    Lesson 24: The Knowledge of the Jesus Tradition in the Early Epistles (Part 2)

    • Lesson 24 Study Guide

    • Video 24 | The Knowledge of the Jesus Tradition in the Early Epistles (Part 2)

    • mp3 | Lesson 24

  • 26

    Lesson 25: The Unique Problem of Miracles (Part 1)

    • Lesson 25 Study Guide

    • Video 25 | The Unique Problem of Miracles (Part 1)

    • mp3 | Lesson 25

    • Recommended Resources

    • Completion Verification Survey-Lessons 22, 23, 24, 25 | *Submit completed survey by Sun. Dec. 11 @ 11:59 pm/ET, even if all work is not done on time.

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    Lesson 26: The Unique Problem of Miracles (Part 2)

    • ZOOM Session- December 12 @ 9PM ET

    • Lesson 26 Study Guide

    • Video 26 | The Unique Problem of Miracles (Part 2)

    • mp3 | Lesson 26

  • 28

    Lesson 27: The Virginal Conception: Nativity or Naiveté

    • Lesson 27 Study Guide

    • Video 27 | The Virginal Conception: Nativity or Naiveté

    • mp3 | Lesson 27

  • 29

    Lesson 28: The Resurrection: Fact or Fiction

    • Lesson 28 Study Guide

    • Video 28 | The Resurrection: Fact or Fiction

    • mp3 | Lesson 28

  • 30

    Lesson 29: The Jesus We Never Knew

    • Lesson 29 Study Guide

    • Video 29 | The Jesus We Never Knew

    • mp3 | Lesson 29

  • 31

    Lesson 30: Summary and Conclusions

    • Lesson 30 Study Guide

    • Video 30 | Summary and Conclusions

    • mp3 | Lesson 30

    • Quiz 2

    • Case Study Assignment 2

    • Recommended Resources

    • Completion Verification Survey-Lessons 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 | *Submit completed survey by Mon. Dec. 19 @ 11:59 pm/ET, even if all work is not done on time.

  • 32

    Course Evaluation Survey

    • Course Evaluation- The Historical Reliability of the Gospels PREMIUM

PREMIUM Course Requirements

Students wishing to qualify for the certificate level of this course, MUST :

  • Watch ALL lesson videos

  • Complete Quizzes

  • Complete Assignments

  • Participate in 6 of the 7 Live Zoom Sessions

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