EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY'S HISTORY, CLASSICS AND ARCHAEOLOGY MAGAZINE
Written by Alex Smith. In this second part of his new series on historicity of the Gospels, Alex Smith discusses the importance of eyewitness accounts in their creation and examines some of the prevailing scholarship regarding personal testimonies.
Written by Alex Smith. As the first part of his new series on historicity of the Gospels, Alex Smith introduces the historical study of Christianity and Christian sources, laying the baseline and historiography of the critical study of Biblical sources.
Written by Alex Smith. This is the full bibliography for the article series ‘Are the Gospels Reliable Sources’.
Written by Alex Smith. In the conclusion to his semester-spanning critical examination of the gospels as historical documents, Alex Smith pauses to reflect over their full significance.
Written by Alex Smith. In the sixth part of this article series asking whether the Gospels are reliable sources, Alex Smith examines the ‘extracanonical Gospels’ and whether these nonbiblical sources can provide any reliable information on the life of Jesus.
Written by Alex Smith. In the fifth part of this article series asking whether the Gospels are reliable sources, Alex Smith examines the content of the Gospels, looking at places and names within these texts.
Written by Alex Smith. In part four of this series, Alex Smith explores the nature of the Gospels, asking whether they should be considered as ancient biographies, and weighing up scholarship on the subject.
Written by Alex Smith. Continuing his enduring series on the history and critical assessment of the authenticity of the gospels, Alex Smith focuses on the complexities of how knowledge is passed on in a predominantly oral society, and the integrity of our assessment long after events have occurred.