Lectio: The Case for Jesus - Session 4
Lectio: The Case for Jesus with Dr. Brant Pitre • 38m
Session 4: When Were the Gospels Written?
Some attempt to cast doubt on the reliability of the Gospels, asserting they were written too late in the first century to provide accurate information about Jesus. Is there any evidence that the Gospels were written closer to the events they describe? And how did the disciples’ training as students influence the reliability of their witness?
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