303 - Historical Accuracy of the Bible

Are the events in the Bible historical and is there evidence to support it?
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  • Contents Video: 1 hour
    Other: 10 mins
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  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 5/2015 English

Course Description

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.

What are the requirements?

  • Viewing other courses in the "Bible: Myth or Fact" series may be helpful but not required
  • Taking notes is encouraged but not required

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Know the historical events and claims of the Bible
  • Analyze the evidence for the historicity of the Bible

What 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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Curriculum

03:33

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Course 302 is recommended before taking this course.

Section 1: The Bible and Human History
Introduction
Preview
01:45
The Biblical Timeline and the World's Oldest Language
Preview
02:14
The Sumerian Kings List
Preview
03:35
There Were Giants
02:54
Flood Records
02:00
10 pages

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Section 2: Ancient Places in the Bible
Ur, the Home of Abraham
01:58
Shechem
03:07
The Split Rock of Horeb
02:08
Evidence of Mt. Sinai
01:08
The Real Mt. Sinai
02:29
Section 3: Archaeological Evidence of Biblical Events
The Merneptah Stele
01:31
The Philistines
01:45
Hezekiah's Tunnel
01:27
Inside the Tunnel
02:19
Hezekiah's Inscription and Sennacherib's Prism
01:37
Section 4: Archaeological Evidence of Biblical Writings
Silver Amulets
02:12
Jacob's Well
02:42
The Arch of Titus
01:22
Luke's use of the Word Politarch
02:30
Passion Clip
05:02
Section 5: Is The Bible Like Other Religious Books?
The Bible Vs. The Book of Mormon
01:49
The Bible Vs. The Quran
01:55
The Truth
01:14
Caiphas' Tomb, Crucifixion, and the Praetorium
01:42
Section 6: Next / Previous Course for 2-Year Curriculum
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Instructor Biography

Kevin Conover, Christian Apologetics Teacher

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 is currently working towards 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 third year of teaching apologetics at Christian High School which is associated with Shadow Mountain Church and Pastor David Jeremiah.

Kevin is a volunteer assistant pastor at Skyline Church with Dr. Jim Garlow, a frequent guest host on the Bob Siegel radio show, and speaks at a variety of events on the truth of the Bible. He is the founder of a Christian education ministry, Educate For Life, which helps people know why the Bible is the only book that can credibly be called God's Word.

Instructor Biography

Creation Today, Leaders in Creation Science Education

Creation Today seeks to impact individuals to know and defend our faith in Creator God and to wholeheartedly experience and share Him through the foundations of Scripture.

As a leading, international Christian-apologetics ministry desiring to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the entire world, Creation Today is committed to excellence, producing some of the most requested resources available on creation, apologetics, and evangelism.

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