Book Review: Bart Erhman’s Did Jesus Exist
Book Review / Jesus

Book Review: Bart Erhman’s Did Jesus Exist

Bart D. Erhman, Did Jesus Exist? The Historical Argument for Jesus of Nazareth. HarperOne, 2013. Dr. Bart Erhman’s new book, Did Jesus Exist? is an excellent refutation of the fringe, but sometimes loud, position of bellicose atheism that Jesus of Nazareth called the Son of God never actually existed. Professor Erhman’s reflective introduction sets the … Continue reading

How the First Christians Changed Dying by William E. Kangas
Book Review / Christianity / Jesus / Theology

How the First Christians Changed Dying by William E. Kangas

Kangas, William E. How the First Christians Changed Dying. Ann Arbor, MI: Missio Media, 2012. How did the advent of Christianity change the perception of the most natural of events, death? This is precisely the question addressed in How the First Christians Changed Dying, the debut book from William Kangas. In this work, Kangas, a … Continue reading

Rodney Stark: The Triumph of Christianity
Book Review / Christianity

Rodney Stark: The Triumph of Christianity

Stark, Rodney. “The Triumph of Christianity: How the Jesus Movement Became the World’s Largest Religion.” New York, NY: HarperOne, 2011. 506 pp. Every story worth telling is worth telling well, and Rodney Stark is worried that the story of Christianity has often been told poorly. The Enlightenment in general, and Hobbes and Voltaire in particular … Continue reading