The Historical Jesus: Ancient Evidence for the Life of Christ

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College Press, 1996 - Religion - 298 pages
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Prove to me that Jesus was and is who He says he is without using the Bible. Have you ever tried to talk with an unbeliever about Christ? Jesus was a real historical figure, and his claims have real proof attached to them. Gary Habermas has researched and compiled the information for you in this fascinating book. Using archaeological, textual and extra-biblical evidence, The Historical Jesus builds a convincing foundation for the existence and deity of Jesus.
 

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User Review  - dangraves - LibraryThing

This volume is on my short shelf of all-time best books. Habermas builds his case with careful research and analysis, including an examination of what extra-biblical sources such as the gnostic ... Read full review

User Review  - Adel Roushdy - Christianbook.com

The author journeys with the reader through convincing arguments from archaeological sources and non-Christian sources to reach his goal. His goal is that historical Jesus is the same Jesus Christ as proclaimed by the New Testament. I recommend this book for every Christian on all levels. Read full review

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Gary R. Habermas (Ph.D., Michigan State University) is Distinguished Research Professor and chair of the department of philosophy and theology at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. He is the author, coauthor or editor of twenty-seven books including Resurrected? An Atheist & Deist Dialogue (with A. Flew), The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus (with M. Licona), The Risen Jesus & Future Hope, The Resurrection: Heart of New Testament Doctrine and The Resurrection: Heart of the Christian Life.

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