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The Case for Jesus: The Reliability of the Gospels and the Jewish Roots of Jesus' Divinity


• Were the four Gospels anonymously composed?
• Did Jesus claim to be divine in all four gospels?
• Is the empty tomb best explained by the resurrection?

 

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• Were the four Gospels anonymously composed?
• Did Jesus claim to be divine in all four gospels?
• Is the empty tomb best explained by the resurrection?

 
  • 11 hours 51 min. (11 CDs / MP3)

    Nowadays, skepticism about Jesus is everywhere, and it's spreading fast. For well over a hundred years, critics have questioned the historical truth of the Gospels, claiming that they were originally anonymous. Others, such as the atheist New Testament scholar Bart Ehrman, have even argued that Jesus of Nazareth did not think he was God and never claimed to be divine.

    In this long-anticipated study, Dr. Brant Pitre goes back to the sources—the biblical and historical evidence for Christ—in order to explore topics that are at the very heart of Christianity:

    • Were the four Gospels anonymous?
    • Are the Gospels folklore or biographies?
    • Were the four Gospels written too late to be reliable?
    • What about the “Lost Gospels,” such as "Q" and the Gospel of Thomas?
    • C. S. Lewis vs. Bart Ehrman on Jesus' divinity
    • Did Jesus claim to be God?
    • Is Jesus divine in all four Gospels? Or only in John?
    • Did Jesus fulfill the Jewish prophecies of the Messiah?
    • Why was Jesus crucified?
    • What is the evidence for the Resurrection?

    As The Case for Jesus will show, recent discoveries in New Testament scholarship, as well as neglected evidence from ancient manuscripts and the early church fathers, together have the potential to pull the rug out from under a century of skepticism toward the traditional Gospels. Above all, Dr. Pitre shows how the divine claims of Jesus can only be understood by putting them in their ancient Jewish context. So, if you've ever been interested in the Jewish roots of Jesus' divinity, then this is the Bible study for you.

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Great and fantastic studies!

CP offerings are about as fine as any could be. The material is relevant, cogent, convicting and always brings joy. The CP staff is OUTSTANDING. They know their offerings, listen to your questions/needs/requirements and ensure Customer Service that is Customer Centric. It is a pleasure to have such wonderful studies from a very fine company. God bless you and thank you for what you do.

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Bryn Sparks
Fantastic especially in conjunction with the book

This is such a "faith and reason" treasure and delivered in classic Dr Pitre's friendly and good-humoured manner. My wife and I are both listening, and she is reading the book at the same time (I read the book first) - but a very rich "dual" experience.

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David Kirstein
A lot of content, a LOT of help

Really love these lectures. Most of this content is not available elsewhere, which is surprising considering just how much is already on YouTube. It's awesome how deep this goes into the details of our faith

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Frode Lundsteen Hansen KCHS
Deepens your faith

And who do you say, I am? Dr. Pitted walks you through the scriptures step by step to offer you with the foundation to at the end, you yourself be able to answer this question.

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Hieu Pham
A must read for all Christians

Growing up as a cradle catholic, I excepted the teaching of the catholic church as the truth. This was enough for me as I believe only through Jesus Christ that I find purpose in my existence. In recent years, there is a calling for me to share my faith to my recently married wife and new to the faith, in a more complete way. If you want to make a case for Jesus (evangelize), this book is a must-read. It lays out fundamental questions that believers and non-believers have and gives an insightful answer to all questions. It gives the readers a steadier footstool to stand on and inspires the readers to share their faith.

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Dr Pitre is amazing. The way he teaches makes it so easy to understand. He gives me answers to questions I never thought to ask. Without hesitation I will be buying more Bible studies that he has done.

Fantastic

This is a great talk on what Catholics believe about Mary. The book, Jesus and the Jewish Roots of Mary is more detailed. I highly recommend both. As usual, Dr. Pitre does a great job!

The Jewish Roots of Holy Week

I liked “The Jewish Roots of Holy Week :The Seven Last Days of Jesus” very much and appreciate that you divided it into chapters so that I can use it during Lent next year. Your prices are so reasonable too! Thank you!

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Excellent lecture with terrific information. Always enjoy Dr Bergsma's teaching and style.

Great and fantastic studies!

CP offerings are about as fine as any could be. The material is relevant, cogent, convicting and always brings joy. The CP staff is OUTSTANDING. They know their offerings, listen to your questions/needs/requirements and ensure Customer Service that is Customer Centric. It is a pleasure to have such wonderful studies from a very fine company. God bless you and thank you for what you do.