Undesigned Coincidences

What Are Students Learning At Yale? A Review of Dale Martin’s Introductory Lecture on the New Testament

Watching Dale Martin teach his introductory lecture raised a number of concerns for me — not primarily because I disagree profoundly with many of Dr. Martin’s conclusions but because a significant number of the ‘facts’ he delivers in his presentation are quite simply false on a factual level, or otherwise misleading.

Undesigned Coincidences and the Synoptic Puzzle: A Reply to Kurt Jaros

An important feature of undesigned coincidences, which I think is all-too-often overlooked by critics, including Jaros, is the failure to understand the evidential significance of an appearance of casualness. This is what drives many to assume that the evangelists had to have no knowledge of each other’s work before we can argue for an undesigned coincidence.

Undesigned Coincidences in the Scriptures: An Argument for their Veracity (Part 2) — New Testament Examples

In this article, I will consider three categories of undesigned coincidences in the New Testament – that is, examples between the gospels, examples between the book of Acts and the epistles of Paul, and examples involving the external secular sources that corroborate elements of the New Testament.