The plotline of a grand story…

The cosmos is not just a succession of brute facts. It is the plotline of a grand story that God is telling through the verifiable events of history.

Greg Koukl, from The Story of Realitykindle location 221

History is walking back through time…

History is certainly secondary to Scripture—it is informative, not normative—but it does inform. History is walking back through time, listening to its better minds.

James Emery White, from A Mind for God, kindle location 412

Are there rules historians use…

Are there rules historians use to determine the likelihood of certain things having occurred in the past? Can those be employed to determine the “historicity” of a religion and its claims?

Craig Parton, from Religion on Trial, p. 31