In this episode immediately following the four gospels, we're going to talk to one of the most well known scholars in the area of historicity of Christ's resurrection - Dr. Gary Habermas. We'll go over evidence that Jesus actually rose from the dead. Could it just be a fantasy that the disciples colluded to record? Could Jesus's body have been stolen? How do we know for sure that He died and rose again? We'll answer all those questions in today's episode. Hope you enjoy!
Dr. Gary Habermas has dedicated his life to the study and defense of the Resurrection because it is without a doubt the seminal event in history and the foundation of Christianity—simply put, without the Resurrection Christian belief crumbles. (Note: This conversation took place in March 2018 as Hank was in the midst of his battle with cancer—Thanks be to God, Hank is now cancer free). Topics discussed include: How studying the Resurrection led Dr. Habermas into apologetics (3:15); empirical evidence for Christianity compared to other religions (8:30); perspectives on the supernatural in academic circles (11:00); the Resurrection, Jesus Seminar, and the Pre-Pauline Creed (14:45); evidence of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ (18:45); Islamic denial of the crucifixion of Christ (21:15); evidence of an empty tomb after the Resurrection of Christ (27:25); witnesses to the Resurrection and the martyrdom that ensued (30:35); the faith and martyrdom of early church fathers such as Polycarp and Irenaeus (36:10); the sorrow Habermas felt losing his wife to cancer and the hope he felt knowing that she was in heaven (40:30); the peace that the Resurrection of Christ provides Hank in the midst of his battle with cancer (47:00); the argument from joy by C. S. Lewis (54:30); a miracle in Hank’s life and the role of miracles in Christianity (59:00); rewards in heaven (1:04:15); world religions, the reliability of Scripture and the radical uniqueness of Jesus (1:06:30); do all religions lead to God? (1:10:10); is Christianity is rooted in history and evidence? (1:14:20); why should we believe in miracles? (1:22:30); Christianity corresponds to reality (1:25:00); why aren’t more Christians sharing their faith? (1:28:15); why Hank considers his first year fighting cancer as the best year of his life (1:36:45); how cancer has brought the Hanegraaff family closer together and closer to Christ (1:42:50); how suffering through cancer has made Hank more empathetic (1:47:15); Gary Habermas describes watching his wife die of cancer (1:53:00); why the best year of Hank’s life is the year he was diagnosed with cancer (1:58:50); Habermas on a magnum opus on the Resurrection (2:00:30). For further resources on the resurrection, see our April 2021 Monthly Resources by clicking here https://www.equip.org/product/cri-resource-cri2104wa/ and additional resources at our Defending the Resurrection resource page, which includes Gary Habermas’s book The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus with Michael Licona by clicking here. https://www.equip.org/defending-the-resurrection/Listen to Hank’s podcast and follow Hank off the grid where he is joined by some of the brightest minds discussing topics you care about. Get equipped to be a cultural change agent.Archived episodes are on our Website and available at the additional channels listed below.You can help spread the word about Hank Unplugged by giving us a rating and review from the other channels we are listed on.
Evidence for the Resurrection that Changed a Generation of Scholars (Gary Habermas Response)
At the recent "Jesus on Trial" Christian apologetics mega-seminar, resurrection expert Dr. Gary Habermas gave a two-hour lecture called "Evidence for the Resurrection that Changed a Generation of Scholars". What is this evidence, and did it also change a generation of skeptics?Jesus on Trial Conference -https://jesusontrialconf.comSupport Paulogia athttp://www.patreon.com/paulogiahttp://www.paypal.me/paulogiahttps://www.amazon.ca/hz/wishlist/ls/YTALNY19IBC8?ref_=wl_sharehttps://teespring.com/stores/paulogiaPaulogia Audio-Only-Version Podcasthttps://paulogia.buzzsprout.comFollow Paulogia athttp://www.twitter.com/paulogia0http://www.facebook.com/paulogia0https://discord.gg/BXbv7DSSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/paulogia)
CC097: Gary Habermas Answers Questions on Near-Death Experiences, Resurrection Appearances, & MORE!
Capturing Christianity Podcast
In this livestream, Dr. Gary Habermas answers questions on Near Death Experiences, the nature of Resurrection appearances, his work on the Resurrection, the Shroud of Turin, and many others!Dr. Habermas is one of the world's foremost experts on the evidence for the Resurrection. He is also an avid researcher of Near Death Experiences.Link to the YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNd8b3f0qsQOur Website: www.capturingchristianity.comOur Patreon: www.patreon.com/capturingchristianity
CC072: A Historian Explains the Evidence for the Resurrection of Jesus (Dr. Gary Habermas)
Capturing Christianity Podcast
In this interview, historian and philosopher Dr. Gary Habermas explains the evidence for the Resurrection of Jesus. We also talk about NDE's (Near Death Experiences) and the Shroud of Turin.Link to the YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWSG5okmUr8&t=200sOur Website: www.capturingchristianity.comOur Patreon: www.patreon.com/capturingchristianity
51. Gary Habermas: How Near Death Experiences Point to an Afterlife
In this interview, I talk with Dr. Gary Habermas about how Near Death Experiences (NDE's) point to an afterlife. We talk about what a NDE is, how they point to an afterlife, answering objections, and more. Dr. Gary Habermas has taught at the college, seminary, and graduate-level for over 40 years. He is also an author or editor of some 37 books, of which 18 are on the subject of Jesus’ resurrection. Support for this podcast (thanks): https://www.patreon.com/AdherentApologetics
The Validity of Jesus' Resurrection and Near Death Experiences with Dr. Gary Habermas
Truth Be Told: Hosea 4:6 Podcast
Dr. Gary Habermas, one of the world's top scholars on the resurrection of Jesus, joins us to discuss the research and evidence behind the validity of Jesus' resurrection as well as studies of near death experiences; individuals who experience the spiritual realm either by an out of body experience or on their death bed then returning back to life. Please feel free to donate towards our efforts of expanding the podcast: CashApp: $tbthosea46 PayPal: paypal.me/tbthosea46 Find us on social media at: IG @tbthosea46 FB: facebook.com/tbthosea46 Twitter: @tbthosea46
CC038: 2 Top Historical Scholars PROVE that Jesus Rose (Gary Habermas and Mike Licona)
Capturing Christianity Podcast
In this livestream, Dr. Mike Licona and Dr. Gary Habermas, two of the top Resurrection scholars in the world, provide historical evidence for the Resurrection of Jesus.Link to YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mc6XhMySxdY&t=1sOur Website: www.capturingchristianity.comOur Patreon: www.patreon.com/capturingchristianity
TMR 240 [Repost] : Dr. Gary Habermas : The Minimal Facts Approach to Jesus' Resurrection
The Mind Renewed : Thinking Christianly in a New World Order
On this Easter Sunday (and owing to the ongoing busyness here in the "depths of the Lancashire countryside") I've decided to reshare one of my favourite interviews from the TMR archive—a conversation with Dr. Gary Habermas on Jesus' Resurrection, recorded way back in 2014. As I wrote at the time..."We are joined by one of the world's leading experts in Resurrection Studies, Dr. Gary Habermas, Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Theology at Liberty University, for an in-depth discussion on the historical case for the Resurrection of Jesus from the Dead.How might we persuade people of the truth of Jesus' Resurrection? Must we appeal only to the divine authority of Scripture and hope that people will agree? Not according to Dr. Habermas, who explains how his "minimal facts approach" (which relies only on historical data agreed by the vast majority of professional scholars in the field) bypasses such appeals to authority, and has the power to persuade - through logic and historical reasoning alone - that Jesus did in fact rise from the Dead."For show notes please visit https://themindrenewed.com