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303 - Historical Accuracy of the Bible

Are the events in the Bible historical and is there evidence to support it?
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Created by Kevin Conover
Last updated 3/2016
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In this second class in the "Bible: Myth or Fact" series, we take a hard look at the historical claims of the Bible. We will examine the evidence that supports the Bible's historicity. We will look at several significant events. Did the events of Exodus really happen? Was King David really the king of Israel or a mythical figure? Are there extra-biblical sources for the life and death of Jesus Christ? We will examine all these event and more and we invite you to examine the evidence for yourself.

Who is the target audience?
  • Christians who want to learn about the evidence for the historical accuracy of the Bible
  • Those who are skeptical about the historicity of Biblical events
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What Will I Learn?
Know the historical events and claims of the Bible
Analyze the evidence for the historicity of the Bible
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  • Viewing other courses in the "Bible: Myth or Fact" series may be helpful but not required
  • Taking notes is encouraged but not required
Curriculum For This Course
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Preview 03:33

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Flood Records

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5 Lectures 10:50
Ur, the Home of Abraham


The Split Rock of Horeb

Evidence of Mt. Sinai

The Real Mt. Sinai
Archaeological Evidence of Biblical Events
5 Lectures 08:39
The Merneptah Stele

The Philistines

Hezekiah's Tunnel

Inside the Tunnel

Hezekiah's Inscription and Sennacherib's Prism
Archaeological Evidence of Biblical Writings
5 Lectures 13:48
Silver Amulets

Jacob's Well

The Arch of Titus

Luke's use of the Word Politarch

Passion Clip
Is The Bible Like Other Religious Books?
4 Lectures 06:40
The Bible Vs. The Book of Mormon

The Bible Vs. The Quran

The Truth

Caiphas' Tomb, Crucifixion, and the Praetorium
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About the Instructor
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Kevin Conover is the host of Educate for Life radio, a weekly program that airs in San Diego, California, on 1210 AM KPRZ and on You Tube-Educate for Life Video. He's interviewed many experts including organic synthetic chemist, Dr. James Tour, one of the top 50 scientists in the world, ADF President, CEO, and General Counsel Michael Farris, world renowned brain surgeon, Dr. David Levy, world wide evangelist Will Graham, and expert on human sexuality, Dr.Christopher Yuan, who is also a former homosexual, among many others. He frequently speaks at events on the truth of the Bible and is the founder of Educate for Life, a Christian education ministry, which helps people know why the Bible is the only book that can credibly be called God's Word.

Kevin Conover lives in San Diego with his wife and three kids. He earned his BA from the University of California San Diego where he was also the commencement speaker. He earned a Masters Degree in Divinity from Trinity Biblical University and a Masters Degree in Apologetics from Biola University.

He taught Christian apologetics at Horizon Christian High School for four years and was voted by the students as teacher of the year four years in a row. He is currently in his sixth year of teaching apologetics at Christian High School which is associated with Shadow Mountain Church and Pastor David Jeremiah.

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