Endnotes – Gospel of Barnabas

  1. Acts 13:1-3, 33.
  2. Gospel of Barnabas, 94:1.
  3. John 1:1-3, 14. NIV [See http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=John%201:1-14&version=NIV].
  4. 1 John 5:11-13. 1 John 5:11-13.
  5. Norman Geisler & Abdul Saleeb, Answering ___ (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 2002), 303-307.
  6. Geisler & Saleeb, Ibid.
  7. John Gilchrist, “Origins and Sources of the Gospel of Barnabas.”
  8. Geisler & Saleeb, Ibid.
  9. J. Slomp, “The Gospel Dispute,” ___ochristiana, 68.
  10. Norman L. Geisler and Paul K. Hoffman, eds., Why I Am a Christian (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 2001), 150.
  11. Bruce M. Metzger, The Text Of The New Testament (New York: Oxford University Press, 1992), 86.
  12. This early reference might have been to one of the other books named after the apostle Barnabas: the Epistle of Barnabas or the Acts of Barnabas. Scholars question that it refers to the Gospel of Barnabas because there is no other historical document supporting it.
  13. Josh McDowell, The New Evidence That Demands a Verdict (Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1999), 33–68.
  14. Metzger, 39.
  15. Ibid.
  16. Cited in Christian Post, Stoyan Zaimov, “Gospel of Mark Fragments Reportedly Found; Possibly Oldest NT Artifacts” February 17, 2012, http://www.christianpost.com/news/gospel-of-mark-fragments-reportedly-found-possibly-oldest-nt-artifacts-69778/.
  17. Paul Johnson, “A Historian Looks At Jesus,” Speech to Dallas Theological Seminary, 1986.
  18. William F. Albright, “Toward A More Conservative View,” Christianity Today, January 18, 1993.
  19. John A. T. Robinson, quoted in Norman L. Geisler & Frank Turek, I Don’t Have enough Faith To Be An Atheist (Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2004), 243.
  20. For a detailed analysis see www.errantskeptics.org/DatingNT
  21. John A. T. Robinson, Can We Trust The New Testament? (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1977), 36.
  22. Luke 1:1-4, NLT.
  23. 2 Peter 1:16, NLT.

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