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The Case for Christ Chapter Summary & Analysis - The Corroborating Evidence Summary

Lee Strobel
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The Corroborating Evidence Summary and Analysis

Strobel tells the story of a Chicago crime syndicate hit man in the 1970s, Aleman, who is brought to trial when one of his people is arrested and makes a plea bargain. He turns states evidence, and his account is backed by the corroborating evidence of an eyewitness who had been out walking his dog and saw the murder. Even with this strong case, Aleman is not convicted because he requests that the judge hear the case and not a jury. At that time, corruption led all the way to the bench, and Aleman had paid the judge a bribe and was found not guilty. Years later, when the law changed, he was retried and found guilty based on the corroborating evidence. Strobel wants to apply this same test to the eye witness claims in the New Testament regarding Jesus' life...

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