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Jesus on Trial: A Lawyer Affirms the Truth of the Gospel

Jesus on Trial: A Lawyer Affirms the Truth of the Gospel

by David Limbaugh


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In Jesus on Trial, David Limbaugh applies his lifetime of legal experience to a unique new undertaking: making a case for the gospels as hard evidence of the life and work of Jesus Christ. Limbaugh, a practicing attorney and former professor of law, approaches the canonical gospels with the same level of scrutiny he would apply to any legal document and asks all the necessary questions about the story of Jesus told through Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. His analysis of the texts becomes profoundly personal as he reflects on his own spiritual and intellectual odyssey from determined skeptic to devout Christian. Ultimately, Limbaugh concludes that the words Christians have treasured for centuries stand up to his exhaustive inquiry—including his examination of historical and religious evidence beyond the gospels—and thereby affirms Christian faith, spirituality, and tradition.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781621574118
Publisher: Regnery Publishing
Publication date: 10/19/2015
Pages: 406
Sales rank: 331,943
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

David Limbaugh is a lawyer, nationally syndicated columnist, political commentator, and the author of ten bestsellers, including Jesus on Trial, The Emmaus Code, The True Jesus, and Jesus is Risen. The brother of radio host Rush Limbaugh, he lives in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, with his wife and children. Follow him on Twitter: @DavidLimbaugh.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 From Skeptic to Believer 1

Chapter 2 "Aha" Moments, Part 1 29

Chapter 3 "Aha" Moments, Part 2 47

Chapter 4 Paradoxes of Christianity, Part 1 65

Chapter 5 Paradoxes of Christianity, Part 2 97

Chapter 6 Jesus Christ, Fully Human and Fully Divine 125

Chapter 7 The Amazing Bible, Part 1: Unity 147

Chapter 8 The Amazing Bible, Part 2: Prophecy 173

Chapter 9 The Amazing Bible, Part 3: Reliability and Internal Evidence 201

Chapter 10 The Amazing Bible, Part 4: Reliability and External Evidence 239

Chapter 11 Truth, Miracles, and the Resurrection of Christ 257

Chapter 12 Science Makes the Case-for Christianity 287

Chapter 13 Pain and Suffering 317

Conclusion 333

Acknowledgments 339

Notes 343

Index 395

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