Professor Edward H. Pauley
The elan vitale of Christianity is Christ. "The absolute distinctiveness of the person of Jesus Christ accounts for Christianity's continuing to be a living, growing movement." Looks at the person and teachings of Jesus Christ.
Beyond Blind Faith
Paul E. Little
We must scan the horizon of history to see if there is any clue to God's revelation. There is one clear clue. In an obscure village in Palestine, almost 2,000 years ago, a Child was born in a stable. Today the entire world is still celebrating the birth of Jesus.
The Truth About Jesus
Devotion to Jesus has been a large part of the African-American experience. The black church has been and continues to be a powerful force in the African-American community. But many are questioning the propriety of African Americans following Jesus. Should we, as black people, follow this Jesus?
The Gospels As Historical Sources For
R. T. France
This article addresses two main points: 1) the indispensability of the four canonical gospels; and 2) the acceptability of the gospels as historical sources. any responsible reconstruction of Christian origins must find its starting-point in the first-century gospel records, not in the hints of an alternative view of Jesus contained in second-century literature from the Gnostic wing of Christianity.
Jesus' Claims to be God
The following essay was written in response to a friend's request: "Can you tell me where in the Bible Jesus claimed to be God?" This article is not an exhaustive list of Christ's claims to be God, but it does cover the major ones.
Evidence for the Resurrection
For centuries many of the world's distinguished philosophers have assaulted Christianity as being irrational, superstitious and absurd. Many have chosen simply to ignore the central issue of the resurrection. Others have tried to explain it away through various theories. But the historical evidence just can't be discounted.
Easter: Myth, Hallucination, or History?
Edwin M. Yamauchi
That the Easter faith in the Resurrection of Christ is the core of Christianity can hardly be denied. Whether that conviction is rooted in myth, in hallucination, or in history has often been debated.
Is There a God?
A former atheist gives simple, straightforward reasons that would lead one to conclude there is a God.
Does Christianity Work?
I longed to be happy. I wanted to be one of the happiest people in the entire world. I also desired meaning in life. I was looking for answers to the questions: "Who am I?"; "Why in the world am I here?"; and "Where am I going?"
Real Life: What It Is and Where to Find It
Have you ever felt there must be something more to life? Have you wondered if you could move from a life of merely existing into a life with real purpose, fulfillment and acceptance?
How to Pick Your Own God
Picking a god is tricky business. Some Hindus say there are more than 300,000 gods. On the opposite end of the spectrum are Buddhists who say there are no deities. And the Shinto religion, found primarily in Japan, believes that gods reside in all creatures, and even in trees, soils and objects. How do you decide? How do you decide?