The Educate For Life Show

with Kevin Conover

The Fate of the Apostles – Sean McDowell

May 19, 2020 | Podcast | 0 comments

A common argument for the truth of the resurrection is that the apostles all died as martyrs and there’s no reason they would have died for a lie. But how well does this argument hold up? What is the evidence that all the apostles died as martyrs? Is there any evidence?

Today on Educate For Life, Kevin talks with Sean McDowell. Sean has examined this topic in depth and even wrote a book called “The Fate of the Apostles”.

Sean McDowell offers a comprehensive, historical analysis of the fate of the twelve disciples of Jesus along with the apostles Paul and James. McDowell assesses the evidence for each apostle’s martyrdom as well as determining its significance to the reliability of their testimony. The willingness of the apostles to die for their faith is a popular argument in resurrection studies and McDowell offers insightful scholarly analysis of this argument to break new ground within the spheres of New Testament studies, Church History and apologetics.

Tune in for a great episode. To learn more about Sean McDowell and his many books, check out https://www.josh.org/

This episode first aired on May 8th, 2020.

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Recent episodes:

Genesis of Germs – Dr. Alan Gillen

Genesis of Germs – Dr. Alan Gillen

Coronavirus is still front and center on the world stage. Times like these raise difficult and interesting questions. Where did this disease and many others come from. How could God allow such a deadly disease? How does the existence of disease fit with a biblical...

Debating the Existence of God – John Gleason

Debating the Existence of God – John Gleason

Today on Educate For Life, we’re doing things a little differently. It’s going to be a debate over the existence of God. Kevin will argue for theism and lay out the proof for God’s existence. Likewise, John Gleason will argue for the side of atheism and lay out his...

Talking With Your Kids About Jesus – Natasha Crain

Talking With Your Kids About Jesus – Natasha Crain

Today on Educate For Life, Kevin talks with Natasha Crain. She is a national speaker, author of three books, and blogger whose passion is to equip Christian parents to raise kids with an understanding of how to make a case for and defend their faith in an increasingly...

Join our email list

Join our email list

for apologetics resources and updates from our ministry!

Thanks! You are now subscribed

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This