There is “an interesting difference between Christianity” and other theistic world-views with claims about God that makes the former radically different from all of the others, according to NBC Dateline cold-case detective J. Warner Wallace.
“Unlike other systems that are really collections of proverbs, and I always refer back to a friend of mine in high school was a Bahai and he introduced me to the writings of Baha’u’llah and these are a set of great beautiful writings, but they are a set of proverbs, there are no claims about history that can be tested,” Wallace said.
“It’s really hard to test systems that are simply wisdom statements,” Wallace continued. “It’s kind of hard to test the wisdom statements of Buddha, for example, because there’s no claims in Buddhism that are grounded in historical events.”
But Christianity is different because it absolutely depends on the real historical existence of Jesus Christ, His death on the cross and His resurrection from the dead after three days in the grave, Wallace notes:
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