You might think St. Louis was all about Gary Habermas

and newer testing in Italy and teeth showing through By the time the folk over at the Christian Post toyed with the press release the story took on a completely different character. "[The teeth] are on the inside, but on the photo they are showing outside. Whichever  way [the radiation] is coming, it dragged the … Continue reading “You might think St. Louis was all about Gary Habermas”

Another Gary Habermas, Shroud of Turin Video.

Dave Kinsella just this week uploaded this video of Gary Habermas presenting “a convincing argument detailing the arguments in favour of the Shroud’s authenticity,” as he puts it. “I was skeptical til I watched this,” he adds. The video runs 44 minutes. It looks good. I disagree with several points, like the discussion of the … Continue reading “Another Gary Habermas, Shroud of Turin Video.”

Gary Habermas on the Shroud of Turin

Nice, five-minute GodTube video featuring Gary Habermas, Could the Shroud of Turin really be the actual burial garment of Jesus? From Gary’s website we learn: Gary Habermas has dedicated his professional life to the examination of the relevant historical, philosophical, and theological issues surrounding the death and resurrection of Jesus. His extensive list of publications and … Continue reading “Gary Habermas on the Shroud of Turin”

Gary Habermas on the Shroud at Apologetics Conference Last Friday

a 16th century painting? The Christian Post in reporting (at least that’s the headline and there is a question mark) Radiation From the Shroud of Turin a Clue to Jesus’ Resurrection?: CHARLOTTE, North Carolina – Radiation and various blood stains found on the Shroud of Turin may be possible clues that the cloth is not … Continue reading “Gary Habermas on the Shroud at Apologetics Conference Last Friday”

Gary Habermas on the Shroud of Turin

Dr. Gary Habermas lecturing on the Shroud of Turin at Biola University in La Mirada, CA.  This is apparently part of an ongoing series of lectures and I was not able to find the date. The video was just uploaded June 27, 2013. (This is an interesting lecture though the video and sound quality is … Continue reading “Gary Habermas on the Shroud of Turin”

Gary Habermas and Shroud of Turin Poster

Shannon just posted the picture of a poster in the portfolio section of her blog with the following text: Gary Habermas spoke on the resurrection of Jesus as well as the Shroud of Turin.  The Shroud is a mysterious and exceptional piece of history.  Regardless of the final analysis, whether it is authentically Jesus, a … Continue reading “Gary Habermas and Shroud of Turin Poster”

Gary Habermas on the Shroud of Turin Podcast

Anemoi, the blog, tips us off to a guest appearance and a discussion of the Shroud of Turin by Gary Habermas on Greg Koukl’s weekly radio show.  Here are the minute-by-minute details for Gary Habermas on The Shroud of Turin: Host: Greg Koukl Guest: Gary Habermas on "The Shroud of Turin" (00:00:00) Commentary: Have You … Continue reading “Gary Habermas on the Shroud of Turin Podcast”

Of People Who Drink Medicinal Wine from a Teaspoon

I get a lot of emails that you normally don’t hear about.  But today is a slow news day so here is a sampling with my apologies to the writers.  Here is a nice lady trying to educate me about what someone incorrectly told her about the shroud. Daniel there were conclusive tests done by … Continue reading “Of People Who Drink Medicinal Wine from a Teaspoon”

Now that’s a conference

And they are going to talk about the Shroud of Turin, as well The Christian Post is reporting today: Robots, aliens and superheroes are among the many topics that will be tackled this weekend at the Southern Evangelical Seminary’s 21st Annual National Conference on Christian Apologetics in Charlotte, North Carolina. Somewhere between 1,700 and 2,000 are … Continue reading “Now that’s a conference”

Hurting People’s Feelings

The questions are always there in my mind: Should I simply ignore webpages that are ridiculously wrong? Do I run the risk of hurting someone’s feelings by not doing so? One fellow shroud blogger has told me that he will not read my blog because of this; I’m mean. He would prefer to be “blissfully … Continue reading “Hurting People’s Feelings”

It is Too Bad That This One Minute Apologist Interview Ran for Two Minutes

I like Gary Habermas. I like his books about the resurrection from a well reasoned historical perspective. But this quick apologetic, published yesterday, is simply not helpful. As I see it, it is aa reasoned argument based on a mixture of fanciful speculation and inaccurate statements. Too bad!   Gary Habermas   Here is a … Continue reading “It is Too Bad That This One Minute Apologist Interview Ran for Two Minutes”

Swedish Parliament to Hear About the Shroud of Turin

The Christian Post is reporting that in another presentation before the 20th annual Christian Apologetics conference in Charlotte, Gary Habermas presented 10 reasons for the fall of atheism, “an argument which he is also set to deliver before the Swedish parliament, one of the most atheistic societies in the world.” Next, he presented six reasons … Continue reading “Swedish Parliament to Hear About the Shroud of Turin”

Holding the Shroud to an impossible standard?

A reader writes: This is in response to an online article by you on the Shroud of Turin that ended with the following: "We simply do not have enough reliable information to arrive at a scientifically rigorous conclusion." I have been reading about the Shroud since I was 13.  I’m now on Social Security.  In … Continue reading “Holding the Shroud to an impossible standard?”

The Investigator: New Film About the Death and Resurrection of Christ

On a hat tip from Russ Breault we learn of a new movie opening in theaters this September. Here is a trailer and press release for The Investigator, about a high school teacher who leads students to investigate the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Gary Habermas, a leading expert on the resurrection of Christ … Continue reading “The Investigator: New Film About the Death and Resurrection of Christ”

Which Came First, the Gospels or the Shroud?

Yesterday, Stephen Jones published an introduction to his new section of postings about the shroud dealing with Jesus’ wounds. In the very first paragraph he writes: The Shroud must be consistent with the Bible If the Shroud of Turin is the burial shroud of Jesus Christ, then it must be consistent with what the Bible … Continue reading “Which Came First, the Gospels or the Shroud?”

The Central Dilemma of the Shroud?

Stephen now (just a few hours ago) doing what he does best: finding the best quotes and putting them in context. Here, he quotes (and I re-quote) Ken Stevenson and Gary Habermas in his latest posting in his new series: The central dilemma of the Shroud The bottom line then is that either the image … Continue reading “The Central Dilemma of the Shroud?”

Blogger: Please don’t get upset if you are Catholic

Iceangel71 writes in her blog: In 2000, fragments of a burial shroud from the 1st century were discovered in a tomb near Jerusalem, believed to have belonged to a Jewish high priest or member of the aristocracy. The shroud was composed of a simple two-way weave, unlike the complex herringbone twill of the Turin Shroud. … Continue reading “Blogger: Please don’t get upset if you are Catholic”

Internet Radio that plays The Shroud

It’s called Radio that plays The Shroud. Some of it is old. Most of it is interesting. Gary Habermas on The Shroud of Turin Host: Greg Koukl Guest: Gary Habermas on "The Shroud of Turin" (00:00:00) Commentary: Have You Considered the Pro-life Arguments (00:56:11) Caller Topics: 1. How do you distinguish between understanding the passage … Continue reading “Internet Radio that plays The Shroud”

Hank Hanegraaff Briefly Mentions the Shroud of Turin in His New Book

Hank Hanegraaff’s latest book, “Has God Spoken?” briefly mentions the shroud (pp. 26, hardcover): “It’s a bit hard to know what the words of the Bible mean.” says Professor Ehrman, “if we don’t even know what the words are!” If God did not bother to miraculously save the original writings (autographs), there seems to be … Continue reading “Hank Hanegraaff Briefly Mentions the Shroud of Turin in His New Book”

Evidence of Jesus’ Resurrection in the Shroud of Turin?

Good article by Cris Putnam over at Logos Aologia: Is The Shroud of Turin Evidence For Jesus’ Resurrection? I just listened to a lecture by Dr. Gary Habermas at the EPS apologetics conference, and according to Gary it turns out there is very strong evidence in favor the Shroud’s authenticity. . . . As usual, … Continue reading “Evidence of Jesus’ Resurrection in the Shroud of Turin?”

Ignorance or Bigotry or PZ Myer-ism

William Skyvington, an Australian expatriate in France writes in his blog Antipods: During the present days of journalistic lassitude, another terrifying monster has emerged in the French press: the Shroud of Turin, alleged to have been wrapped around the sacred body of Jesus. Serious historians have known for ages that this medieval cloth, with its … Continue reading “Ignorance or Bigotry or PZ Myer-ism”