How do the Gospels compare with other ancient documents?

This video is Part 5 of the 'Jesus Myths Volume 1' series. One modern myth is that we don't know what the people who wrote the Bible's accounts of Jesus actually said because their documents have been changed as they were copied by hand again and again, before printing was invented. 'Textual criticism' seeks to get back to the original text of ancient documents. So can we be confident that we do have the original text of the Gospels? How does this compare with other ancient documents?

Contributors to this video are:

  • Professor Craig Blomberg, Denver Theological Seminary
  • Professor Dan Wallace, Dallas Theological Seminary.

[Go to Part 6: How big are the differences in the hand-written copies of the Gospels?]

More information on the complete 'Jesus Myths Volume 1' series can be found here.

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