How Do We Know Luke’s Account Of The Life Of Jesus Is Reliable?

Luke’s Gospel presents itself, not as some mere story, but as careful history written in high-class Greek.

Dedicated to Theophilus, a high-ranking Roman, the book claims that the writer has checked out the facts he records through extensive contact with eyewitnesses. In this short film, Dr Peter Williams talks about the historical reliability of Luke’s account of Jesus’ life. What will you make of Luke’s collection of witness statements?

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Doesn't science rule out miracles?

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Delving into the problem of evil

Is there evidence for Jesus outside the Bible?

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Is Jesus historically credible?

I realised God cares for me

Chapter 7

If you could ask God one question what would it be?

Evidence A: Does Jesus make you angry?

Resurrection: history or legend?

Isn't Christianity like believing in the tooth fairy?

What would meeting Jesus be like?

Does archaeology confirm the New Testament?

History in the New Testament?

Evidence B: Jesus wants you to be like the prostitute

Is Jesus the only way?

Christianity was a bit like Father Christmas – you grow out of it

Going through ‘Uncover’ brought up questions about who Jesus really is

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Jesus knew he was going to die (Luke 18:31)

Can miracles happen?

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

No God? No Good.

Does having faith mean believing impossible things?

Chapter 12

Chapter 13