Dr. John Oakes is taught a five week series on The Reliability and Inspiration of the Bible on Saturdays in October, 2016. Class Outline is below.  Notes, PPT and audio are attached.    Reliability and Inspiration Notes     Reliability and Inspiration PPT    Reliability and Insp Audio I     Reliability and Insp Audio II    Reliability and Insp Audio III  […]

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One of the most significant Greek New Testament manuscript finds of all time was revealed in a recent article in CNN  http://www.cnn.com/2015/01/21/living/gospel-mummy-mask/ .  If confirmed, then this will be a game-changer in the way it supports by physical evidence the early date of the writing of the gospels.  As will all such claims, it is wise […]

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ARS is proud to announce that the ninth of ten classes in our Apologetics Certificate Program is now available.  The class is on the reliability, inspiration and inerrancy of the Bible.  The instructor of the class is Dr. John Oakes.   The class includes a study of biblical manuscripts and the canon of the Old and […]

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Apologetics Class:  Biblical Reliability, Inspiration and Inerrancy  The class has now been taught by Dr. John Oakes, Dan Conder and Brian Colon.  Notes and Power Point are attached.   Notes: Reliability, Inspiration and Inerrancy   PPoint Reliability, Inspiration and Inerrancy 6.69 Mb Apologetics Class:  Biblical Reliability, Inspiration and Inerrancy Instructors:  John Oakes, PhD  and Dan Conder Required reading:  […]

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Class taught by Dr. John Oakes 11/14/10.    The lesson focuses in on the definition and evidence for biblical inspiration, the meaning of biblical inerrancy, errors of copyists and translators, followed by an introduction to the English translations.  The final section discusses claims that the King James Version is the only acceptable translation and that others are of […]

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Power Point Presentations for a class by Glenn Giles of Denver, Colorado on Apologetics, Biblical Criticism and Inspiration.  Class was taught in San Diego Dec 11-12 2009.     Class 1 History of Biblical Criticism 170.00 Kb   Class 2 The Issue of History 146.50 Kb    Class 3 OT Textual Criticism 15.06 Mb    Class 4 NT Textual Criticism […]

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Notes for class by Glenn Giles 12/10-11/2009.   Class 1 History of Biblical Criticism   Class 2 Objectivity of History    Class 3 OT Textual Criticism    Class 4 NT Textual Criticism    Class 5 The Documentary Hypothesis    Class 6 NT Source Criticism    Class 7 Form Criticism    Class 8 Redaction Criticism    Class 9 Tradition Criticism    Class 10 Erosion of Inerrancy […]

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