The Bible: Is It True? Historical? Reasonable?
Is the Bible trustworthy? Is it divinely inspired? Should we change our lives based on its teachings? These are some of the most common questions about the reliability of the Bible.
- The Origins of the Bible (a detailed look at the origins of the Bible, from its original writing to the present day) by Wesley Ringer
- Are The Biblical Documents Reliable? by Jimmy Williams
The Old Testament:
- The Factual Reliability of the Old Testament by Kenneth Kitchen
- Old Testament Reliability by Phil Fernandes
- The Historical Reliability of the Old Testament by Dr Leong Tien Fock
The New Testament:
- Why I Believe The New Testament Is Historically Reliable by Gary Habermas
- The Historicity of the New Testament by J.P. Moreland
- Archaeology and the New Testament by Peter Williams
- Are the New Testament Gospels Reliable? by Mark Roberts
- The New Testament Documents: Are They Reliable? by F.F. Bruce (PDF download)
- On the Reliability of the Old Testament by K.A. Kitchen
- The Reliability of the New Testament by Darren Hewer (ebook) (HT: Apologetics 315)
- An Examination of the Testimony of the Four Evangelists by Simon Greenleaf (PDF download)
- Undesigned Coincidences by John James Blunt (PDF download)
- The Four Gospels From a Lawyer’s Standpoint by Edmund Bennett (PDF download)
- An Apology for the Bible by Richard Watson (PDF download)
You may also enjoy this video on the question, “Can we trust documents that are 2,000 years old?”
We offer other great resources on the best reasons for the existence of God:
- Can We Know Truth? Is There Truth?
- Did Jesus Exist?
- Moral Relativism: Is There Right? What Is Right?
- The Argument From Reason
- The Cosmological Argument
- The Moral Argument
- The Problem of Evil
- The Resurrection of Jesus: Evidence, reasons and resources
- The Teleological Argument
- The Unique Life and Teachings of Jesus
- Why Apologetics?