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The Implications of Some Standard Assumptions of New Testament Scholars: Responding to a Modern Anti-Christ
|Title||The Implications of Some Standard Assumptions of New Testament Scholars: Responding to a Modern Anti-Christ|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2021|
|Journal||Interpreter: A Journal of Latter-day Saint Faith and Scholarship|
|Keywords||Antichrist; Historicity; Jesus Christ; New Testament|
In a recent book, Raphael Lataster correctly argues that the acceptance of the general premises of New Testament scholarship, exemplified in the writings of Bart Ehrman, brings into question whether Jesus ever existed. Latter-day Saints who are serious about their witness of Jesus Christ need to be aware that acceptance of these presuppositions undermines their witness of the reality of Jesus Christ and his atonement and makes their faith vain.
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