This research shows that critical studies of the Synoptic Problem and the new perspective on Paul support the reliability of the biblical texts. These studies not only fail to assault the veracity of Scripture, but actually lend support to their authenticity and historicity. It will be demonstrated that these discussions themselves support the trustworthiness of the text as historical accounts of the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus, as well as accurate depictions of theological developments in the first generation church as revealed through the Pauline corpus.

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