They typically date Mark between 65–75, Matthew at mid 80s, Luke and Acts between 83–90 and John about the turn of the first century.
So with a time gap of 35–75 years, there is allegedly no chance that the gospels are reliable records.
Kształtował postawy i zachowania chrześcijan przez dwa tysiące lat.
Są one skierowane do osób indywidualnych lub wspólnot chrześcijańskich.
And if the New Testament were a collection of secular writings, their authenticity would generally be regarded as beyond all doubt.” Given that we have a trustworthy copy of the original, is the original itself trustworthy?
Liberal scholars usually argue that the gospels were written long after the events they claim to record.
William Lane Craig is Research Professor of Philosophy at Talbot School of Theology in La Mirada, California. If Pilate rebuffed the Jews, then one wonders why this part of the story be told at all; but if the Jews really did go to Pilate, then perhaps this detail was remembered.
He lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with his wife Jan and their two teenage children Charity and John. If Pilate gave them a guard it is strange that Matthew does not make this explicit, like the Gospel of Peter, as this would strengthen his apologetic.
Sources for further study will be offered in the notes.