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1. The Biblical Narratives of Easter Week: Are They Trustworthy? 
23 pp, $2.50. ISBN 0-944788-01-7. The positive side of a debate at Cornell University (whole debate is on cassette #IRN-02). Arguments against the miraculous examined; NT documents compared with other ancient histories; corroboration with pagan and Jewish authors.  
Robert C. Newman 1980 76k
1C. Biblical Narratives of Easter Week(Chinese translation) Acrobat PDF version
Robert C. Newman 1980, 1999
1Cs. Biblical Narratives of Easter Week(Chinese Simplified) Acrobat PDF version
Microsoft Word Version.  Note: The htm is jpeg images and does not require a Chinese font.
Robert C. Newman 1980, 1999
1F. Les Récits Bibliques de la Semaine de Pâques: Sont-ils Fiables?    (French Translation) Robert C. Newman 1980, 1997
1G. Die Biblischen Erzählungen Der Osterwoche: Sind Sie Glaubwürdig?   
Übersetzt von Birgit Meyr Carmichael  (German Translation)    [ pdf format   ]
Robert C. Newman 1980, 1999 114k
1R. Biblical Narratives of Easter Week  Robert C. Newman 1980, 1999 114k
2. The Synoptic Problem: A Proposal for Handling Both Internal and External Evidence 
23 pp, $2.50. ISBN 0-944788-01-7. The positive side of a debate at Cornell University (whole debate is on cassette #IRN-02). Arguments against the miraculous examined; NT documents compared with other ancient histories; corroboration with pagan and Jewish authors.
Robert C. Newman 1980, 1990 47k
3. Demystifying the Controversy over the Textus Receptus and the King James Version of the Bible .
26 pp, $2.50. ISBN 0-944788-03-3. The main arguments used by TR-KJV proponents are seen to be fallacious; the KJV and TR suffer from the same "problems'' as the Alexandrian text and its modern translations. Some factors lying behind the heated advocacy of the TR-KJV are suggested.
Douglas S. Chinn,
Robert C. Newman
1980, 1990 81k
6, The New Testament Model of the Messiah.
12 pp, $2.00. ISBN 0-944788-06-8. Various attempts were made in the centuries following the completion of the Old Testament to understand its teachings regarding the coming Messiah. Models constructed by the rabbis, the sect at Qumran, the writers of the apocalyptic literature and the New Testament are here compared with the Old Testament data to show the striking superiority of the NT model in fitting certain paradoxical features. 
Robert C. Newman 1981, 1988 28k
6C. New Testament Model of the Messiah (Chinese)(Chinese translation) Acrobat PDF version
Microsoft Word Version. Note: The htm is jpeg images and does not require a Chinese font.
Robert C. Newman 1981, 1988
6Cs. New Testament Model of the Messiah (Chinese)(Chinese Simplified) Acrobat PDF version
Microsoft Word Version.  Note: The htm is jpeg images and does not require a Chinese font.
Robert C. Newman 1981, 1988
6F. Les Modèle du Messie Présenté dans le Nouveau Testament    (French Translation)
Robert C. Newman 1981, 1997
6G. Das Neutestamentliche Modell Des Messias    (German Translation)
Robert C. Newman 1981, 1997
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    (Russian Translation)
Robert C. Newman 2000 147k
9. The Time of the Messiah  Related Lecture.
12 pp, $2.00. ISBN 0-944788-09-2. The historical sources from the first two centuries AD indicate that the period was a time when the Messiah was expected to appear in fulfillment of some OT prophecy, probably Daniel 9:24-27. The classic calculation of Sir Robert Anderson faces some serious difficulties, but these may be resolved by taking the "weeks" of this prophecy to be the OT seven- year land use cycle. The result points to Jesus as the fulfillment of this prophecy. 
Robert C. Newman 1981, 1988 27k
Le Temps du Messie   (French Translation)
Traduit de l'americain par Sophie Thiery        [.pdf format   ]
Robert C. Newman 1997 37k
9G. Die Zeit des Messias    (German Translation)
Robert C. Newman 1981, 1997
9R. The time of the Messiah    (Russian Translation)
Robert C. Newman 1981, 1997
La Era Del Mesías    (Spanish Translation)
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Las fuentes historicas de los dos primeros siglos de la era cristiana indican que este fué un período  en el que se anticipaba el cumplimiento de algunas profecías del Antiguo Testamento, en particular la de  Daniel 9:24-27.  Los cálculos clásicos de Sir Robert Anderson presentan dificultades serias, pero estas pueden resolverse interpretando las “semanas” de esta profecía  como los siete años del ciclo sabático del Antiguo Testamento.  El resultado  señala a Jesús como el cumplimiento de esta profecía.
Robert C. Newman 1997 37k
13. The Council of Jamnia and the Canon of the Old Testament
23 pp, $2.50. ISBN 0-944788-13-0. Liberal critics theorize that a council held about AD 90 completed the canonization of the Old Testament. Talmudic evidence is surveyed, and no evidence is found for such a council or for binding canonical decisions then. Rather a consensus on the content of the OT existed in the first century AD which was already ancient. 
Robert C. Newman 1983 84k
15. A Critical Examination of Modern Cosmological Theories  Audio Lecture (1982)
22 pp, $2.50. ISBN 0-944788-15-7. Basic scientific data on the nature of the universe are presented: the structure and energy sources of stars, stellar distances, Olber's paradox, galaxies and their redshifts, cosmic distance scales, quasars, and the three-degree blackbody radiation. Various cosmologies, both secular and Christian, are tested by this data.
Robert C. Newman 1982 56k
19. A Critique of Carl Sagan's TV Series and Book "Cosmos"  Related Lecture.
21 pp, $2.50. ISBN 0-944788-19-X. Sagan's 'Cosmos' is evangelism for secular humanism. His treatment of Christianity is critiqued, as are his oscillating big-bang cosmology and naturalistic view of the origin of life. There is evidence for making a rational choice between worldviews.
Robert C. Newman 1984 54k
21. Some Perspectives on the Image of God in Man from Biblical Theology
20 pp, $2.50. ISBN 0-944788-21-1. Using Vern Poythress' perspectival hermeneutics (Symphonic Theology, 1987), we see that man as created in God's image is taught in hundreds of Biblical passages rather than just the few which use the words "image" or "likeness." An exciting approach for presenting doctrinal theology to laymen. 
Robert C. Newman 1984 48k
23. Evolution-Religion and the Genesis Account  Related Lecture
26 pp, $2.50. ISBN 0944788-23-8. In McLean vs Arkansas leaders of several mainline denominations opposed teaching creation in public schools. We suggest this opposition was theological since these leaders advocate an evolu tion-religion known as theological liberalism. Liberalism's treatment of the Genesis account is sketched, as are evidences this approach is mistaken.
Robert C. Newman 1984 45k
24. The Return of Christ: Interpreting Revelation by its Allusions
22 pp, $2.50. ISBN 0944788-24-6. Revelation is the most difficult book in the NT, yet it is filled with OT allusions which are especially helpful in understanding it. The use of such allusions for interpretation is illustrated in Rev. 19:11-21. These allusions, plus other contextual considerations, support a premillennial eschatology.
Robert C. Newman 1985 30k
35. Synoptic Harmonization: Some Principles from History and the Book of Acts 
24 pp. $2.50. ISBN 0-944788-31-9. Problems in harmonizing parallel passages are often raised against inerrancy in Scripture. Here, principles from history and history writing, and parallel passages in a single author suggest why and how we should harmonize.
Robert C. Newman 1987 65k
36. Self-Reproducing Automata and the Origin of Life  Related lecture.
24 pp. $2.50. ISBN 0-944788-31-9. The minimal complexity for life is considered, assuming that living things are merely self-reproducing automata. Mathematical models for such automata are briefly reviewed, and Langton's very simple model is described in detail. The complexity of his automaton suggests that life is designed rather than accidental.
Robert C. Newman 1987 56k

German translation pdf document
Unter der Annahme, daß das einfachste Lebewesen ein sich selbst reproduzierendes Automaton darstellt, wird die kleinste Komplexi tät untersucht, die für Leben notwendig ist. Es werden in kurzer Form die Arbeiten von von Neumann, Codd und Langton vorgestellt, wobei Langtons äußerst einfaches sich selbst-reproduzierendes Automaton im einzelnen beschrieben wird. Die Komplexität von Langtons Automaton weist stark darauf hin, daß Leben nicht zufäl lig entstanden ist, sondern vielmehr einem Plan entspringt.
Robert C. Newman 1987 56k
37. The Status of Evolution as a Scientific Theory  
13 pp. $2.00. ISBN 0-944788-37-8. Evolution is frequently called a fact by its proponents. Here various common definitions of "evolution'' are considered, and the evidential status of each is evaluated.
1990 26k
39. Jesus: The Testimony of Prophecy and History  Powerpoint of this talk.
12 pp. $2.00. ISBN 0-944788-39-4. Several Old Testament prophecies about the Messiah are examined. It is suggested that: (1) if the Messiah has come he is Jesus; (2) the Messiah has come. 
Robert C. Newman 1990 32k
Rumors of Angels: Using ID to Detect Malevolent Spiritual Agents. Most discussions of God's action in nature since about 1900 have ignored angelic activity, perhaps in reaction to White's History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom. Here we take another look at the biblical data on angels, and then consider what scientific data might be relevant in the light of recent interest in intelligent design.
Robert C. Newman

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