In this article I will consider incidental allusions in the gospels that are indirectly and undesignedly confirmed by extrabiblical secular sources.
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DR. JONATHAN MCLATCHIE IS A CHRISTIAN WRITER, INTERNATIONAL SPEAKER, SCHOLAR, DEBATER, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR & FELLOW OF THE DISCOVERY INSTITUTE
I found Jim Mason’s defense of young earth creationism, despite his impressive scientific credentials, to be disappointing, in particular its simplistic perspective on scientific epistemology.
Even aside from the issues and problems discussed in this essay, it is clear that the absolute strongest conclusion one can conceivably draw from these sources is that they attest to ministry of Jesus in broad outline.