Alert!! Is the Greek New Testament Reliable?

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Archaeology is solidifying the reliability the canon of New Testament Letters and Gospels

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with every finding.

Early, early, early fragments of the Gospel of Mark may have been found. Dr. Daniel Wallace reveals the findings in a debate with Dr. Bart Ehrman.  Read more here.

Craig Bloomberg has studied and written extensively on the reliability of the New Testament manuscripts.   See the list of 59 facts about the Gospel of John which are shown to be historically probably by author Craig Bloomberg.

Is John’s Gospel Reliable?  Go at the Gospel of John in a totally different approach!

Tomb of the Apostle Phillip Unearthed in Turkey

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Italian professor Francesco D’Andria said archeologists found the tomb of the biblical figure — one ofRubens_apostel_philippus.jpg the 12 original disciples of Jesus — while working on the ruins of a newly-unearthed church, Turkish news agency Anadolu reported Wednesday.

‘We have been looking for Saint Philip’s tomb for years,’ d’Andria told the agency. ‘We finally found it in the ruins of a church which we excavated a month ago.’
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2011/07/27/tomb-st-philip-apostle-discovered-in-turkey/#ixzz1TLtcFgBK

Harold Camping and Bart Ehrman

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What do Harold Camping and Dr. Bart Ehrman have in common? They are both literalists when I comes to their view of the Bible. Here is what Camping was quoted on his view of the Bible.

Camping, 89, said of the rapture in a May 11 interview with New York magazine, “The Bible has every word in the original language … it was written by God. Incidentally, no churches believe that at all, they don’t hold the Bible in the high respect that it ought to be.” More

“Ancient” Syriac bible found in Cyprus

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Parchment, vellum, stone and other sources keep turning up which help scholars and text critics verify the accuracy of the delivered text of the New Testament.

And, this weekend, we get another possible source for comparison.  Some An undated handout photo released to Reuters February 6, 2009 shows an ancient manuscript which authorities in northern Cyprus believe is an ancient version of the Bible written in Syriac, a dialect of the native language of Jesus. The manuscript was found in a police raid on suspected antiquity smugglers. Turkish Cypriot police testified in a court hearing they believe the manuscript could be about 2,000 years old. Experts were however divided over the provenance of the manuscript, and whether it was an original, which would render it priceless, or a fake. To match Reuters Life! CYPRUS-BIBLE/ REUTERS/Kibris/Handout

An undated handout photo released to Reuters February 6, 2009 shows an ancient manuscript which authorities in northern Cyprus believe is an ancient version of the Bible written in Syriac, a dialect of the native language of Jesus. The manuscript was found in a police raid on suspected antiquity smugglers. Turkish Cypriot police testified in a court hearing they believe the manuscript could be about 2,000 years old. More

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