3 times archaeology has confirmed the Gospels and shut the mouths of skeptics
by Erik Manning
Liberal scholars and radical skeptics like to say that gospels have more holes than swiss cheese. Aside from the gospels being full of unresolvable contradictions, they also make grave historical blunders. If they were reliable historical documents based on eyewitness testimony, they’d get the details right. Therefore, they’re mere religious fictions.
But in recent times many of the holes that critics have tried to poke through the gospels have been filled by the shovel of archaeology. Excavators have come to the rescue and provided a counterbalance to suspicious views against the gospels.
Here I’m going to share three examples where biblical archaeology has made the critics look flat-out silly. If that whets your appetite for more, at the end I’ll point you to a couple of awesome resources on the topic…