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Gary Habermas

Gary Habermas

Chair, Department of Philosophy
Distinguished Research Professor






  • Distinguished Research Professor; Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary and Graduate School; Chair, Department of Philosophy and Theology, Liberty University; current appointment: teaching in PhD program, Liberty University, 1981-Present.
  • Chairman of Philosophy Department, Associate Professor of Apologetics and Philosophy of Religion, William Tyndale College, 1979-1981.

PUBLICATIONS: 36 Books, Including: 

  • Memories of Jesus: A Critical Appraisal of James D.G. Dunn's "Jesus Remembered," co-ed. with Robert Stewart (Broadman & Holman, 2010)
  • Why is God Ignoring Me? What to Do When it Feels like He's Giving You the Silent Treatment (Tyndale, 2010)
  • Did the Resurrection Happen? A Conversation with Gary Habermas and Antony Flew, ed. David Baggett (InterVarsity, 2009)
  • What’s so Good about Feeling Bad?, with John Thomas (Tyndale, 2008)
  • C.S. Lewis as Philosopher, co-ed. with Jerry Walls & David Baggett (InterVarsity, 2008)
  • The Secret of the Talpiot Tomb: Unraveling the Mystery of the Jesus Family Tomb (Broadman & Holman, 2007)
  • Philosophy of History, Miracles, and the Resurrection of Jesus, second edition (Academx Publishing, 2006)
  • Resurrected? An Atheist & Theist Dialogue with A. Flew (Rowman & Littlefield, 2005)
  • The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus with M. Licona (Kregel, 2004)
  • The Risen Jesus & Future Hope (Rowman & Littlefield, 2003)
  • The Resurrection: Heart of New Testament Doctrine (College Press, 2000)
  • The Resurrection: Heart of the Christian Life (College Press, 2000)
  • The Thomas Factor: Using Your Doubts to Draw Closer to God (Broadman & Holman, 1999)
  • Beyond Death: Exploring the Evidence for Immortality with J.P. Moreland (Crossway, 1998; Wipf & Stock, 2003)
  • In Defense of Miracles: A Comprehensive Case for God's Action in History co-ed. with D. Geivett (Inter-Varsity, 1997)
  • Forever Loved: A Personal Account of Grief & Resurrection (College Press, 1997)
  • Prolegomena to Theology (Harcourt Brace, 1996)
  • Survey of Christian Theology (Harcourt Brace, 1996)
  • The Historical Jesus: Ancient Evidence for the Life of Christ (College Press, 1996)
  • Why Believe? God Exists! with T. Miethe (College Press, 1993)
  • Dealing with Doubt (Moody Press, 1990)
  • The Shroud & the Controversy: Science, Skepticism, and the Search for Authenticity with K. Stevenson (Thomas Nelson, 1990)
  • Did Jesus Rise from the Dead? The Resurrection Debate with A. Flew, ed. T. Miethe (Harper & Row, 1987; Wipf & Stock, 2003)
  • Verdict on the Shroud: Evidence for the Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ with K. Stevenson (Servant Books, 1981; Dell Publishing, 1982); Nine foreign editions; International best-seller
  • The Resurrection of Jesus: An Apologetic (Baker, 1980; University Press of America, 1984)

PUBLICATIONS: Over 60 Chapters and Essays in Other Books, Including: 

  • "The Resurrection of Jesus and the Talpiot Tomb," in Buried Hope or Risen Savior? ed. Charles Quarles (Broadman & Holman, 2008)
  • "The Resurrection of Jesus and Recent Agnosticism," in Reasons for Faith, ed. Norman Geisler & Chad Meister (Crossway, 2007)
  • "The Resurrection Appearances of Jesus" in Harmony of the Gospels, ed. Steven L. Cox & Kendall H. Easley (Broadman & Holman, 2007)
  • "Mapping the Recent Trend toward the Bodily Resurrection Appearances of Jesus in Light of Other Prominent Critical Positions," in The Resurrection of Jesus: John Dominic Crossan & N.T. Wright in Dialogue, ed. R. Stewart (Fortress, 2006)
  • "Resurrection of Jesus" & "Resurrection of Jesus, Implications of," in New Dictionary of Christian Apologetics, ed. C. Campbell-Jack & G. McGrath (InterVarsity, 2006)
  • "The Case for Christ's Resurrection," in To Everyone an Answer, ed. F. Beckwith, W.L. Craig, & J.P. Moreland (InterVarsity, 2004)
  • "Plato, Platonism," "Rationalism," & "Resurrection of Christ," in Evangelical Dictionary of Theology, ed. W. Elwell, Second Ed. (Baker, 2001)
  • "Why I Believe the Miracles of Jesus Actually Happened" & "Why I Believe the New Testament is Historically Reliable," in Why I am a Christian, ed. N. Geisler & P. Hoffman (Baker, 2001)
  • "Historical Epistemology, Jesus' Resurrection, & the Shroud of Turin," in Proceedings of the 1999 Shroud of Turin International Conference, ed. B. Walsh (Magisterium Press, 2000)
  • "The Evidence of Appearances," in The Case for Christ by L. Strobel (Harper Collins/Zondervan, 1998)
  • "Philosophy of History, Historical Relativism and History as Evidence," in Evangelical Apologetics, ed. M. Bauman, D.W. Hall, & R.C. Newman (Christian Publications, 1996)
  • "Did Jesus Perform Miracles?" in Jesus Under Fire: Modern Scholarship Reinvents the Historical Jesus, ed. M. Wilkins & J.P. Moreland (Zondervan, 1995)
  • "A Public Debate" in Arguing Persuasively by R. Lee & K. Lee (Longmans, 1989)
  • "A Plea for the Practical Application of Christian Philosophy" in A Christian's Guide to Faith and Reason by T. Miethe (Bethany, 1987)
  • "Averroes, Rationalism and the Leap of Faith" in Shalom: Essays In Honor of Dr. Charles H. Shaw, ed. E.J. Mayhew (Tyndale College Press, 1983)
  • "Skepticism: David Hume" in Biblical Errancy: An Analysis of Its Philosophical Roots, ed. N. Geisler (Zondervan, 1981)