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S4E8 - Do Extraordinary Claims Require Extraordinary Evidence? [SEASON FINALE]

Risen Jesus — Mike Licona

S4E8 - Do Extraordinary Claims Require Extraordinary Evidence? [SEASON FINALE]

April 9, 2020
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Risen JesusMike Licona

Is there a greater BURDEN OF PROOF for MIRACLE CLAIMS? Do extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence? In the final episode of this season of the Risen Jesus Podcast, Dr. Licona addresses these questions.

Mike Licona is associate professor of theology at Houston Baptist University. HBU offers a fully accredited Master of Arts degree in apologetics that may be completed entirely online or on the HBU campus in Houston. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/2Wlej6Z.

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