We Can Trust the Historicity of the New Testament

The historicity of the New Testament is entirely historically reliable. The number of copies and the early dating of the copies are so significant as to remove all doubt about the historical accuracy of the New Testament. In but one item of support, I give the following quote from Sir Frederick Kenyon, who was a paleographer and held several posts at the British Museaum and was president of the British Academy. His qualifications were impeccable, and his conclusions cannot be brushed off. Of the New Testament, Kenyon said:

“The interval then between the dates or original composition and the earliest extant evidence becomes so small as to be in fact negligible, and the last foundation for any doubt that the Scriptures have come down to us substantially as they were written has now been removed.” Thus both “the authenticity and the general integrity of the books of the [NT] may be regarded as firmly established.”


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Christian Apologist & Philosopher
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