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Billy HallowellApr 27, 2020 12:00:00 AM1 min read

Professor Breaks Down '5 Reasons the Bible Is True' in Under 1 Minute

Dr. Sean McDowell, an associate professor of apologetics at Biola University in La Mirada, California, recently published a fascinating video during which he quickly broke down "five reasons the Bible is true" — and he accomplished the feat in under one minute.

McDowell focused on five key areas: manuscripts, embarrassing details included in the biblical text, extra-biblical accounts backing the Bible, fulfilled prophecies and archaeology.

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"We have more manuscripts that are earlier for the Bible than any other ancient book, telling us it's been written and copied carefully," he proclaimed in the video. 

McDowell went on to note that biblical writers chose to include embarrassing details about some of scripture's most important figures, something one wouldn't expect to see in a text like the Bible.

Plus, there's the issue of fulfilled prophecies — events predicted in scripture that later came to fruition.

"We have dozens of prophecies from hundreds of years before about the life of Jesus and including the coming together of the Jewish state," McDowell added.

Watch him break it all down in under one minute:

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Billy Hallowell

Billy Hallowell has been working in journalism and media for more than a decade. His writings have appeared in Deseret News, TheBlaze, Human Events, Mediaite and on, among other outlets. Hallowell has a B.A. in journalism and broadcasting from the College of Mount Saint Vincent in Riverdale, New York and an M.S. in social research from Hunter College in Manhattan, New York.