Over at Frank’s Cottage, the chap who runs the blog claims to be vehemently anti-religion and all for relationship.(sic) He is against all religions – but attends church. He even let’s us know that, ”Jesus leaves dogma and traditions at the side of the road. ” Odd then, that he would go on to write … More Oh for Gods sake!
gMark is considered by some critical scholars to be a pastiche of cobbled together themes from Jewish scripture and is notable for the forged ‘long-ending’. gMatthew is a copy of gMark incorporating around 600 verses, some verbatim. Notable additions include a birth narrative, including the ridiculous falsely prophesised tale of a virgin birth lifted directly … More The Anonymous Synoptics. Eyewitnesses to what?
theweeflea JANUARY 22, 2021 AT 9:30 PM There is no evidence whatsoever from evolution that it is responsbile for morality…but of course you will continue to believe it…you have to.. Pastor David Robertson. Evolutionary biologist, anthropologist, neuroscientist. psychologist, intermediary for Yahweh, Honorary Australian, debater par excellence and all round genius of everything. Or … maybe … More Oh, for gods’ sake!
Once more, a Christian and devout believer was kind enough to point out to me that, not withstanding I am a good man and all that jazz, the real problem with all this head butting between Christian and Atheist … and Nan 😉 is me. Yes, that’s right. I simply do not understand. So, after … More Oh, for gods’ sake! Healing the Blind
Saw this question asked somewhere. Is there any reason that you’re glad you were once a Christian? Did anything positive at all come from your experience? Well …. is there? Ark.
Just suppose …. Imagine if you will that the gospels as we have them today are historically reliable as is the claim from certain Christian quarters. And when I say reliable I mean top to bottom irrefutable fact. To further clarify, this would mean all characters and events mentioned in Matthew Mark, Luke and John … More On Historical Reliability of the Gospels
There probably isn’t a sceptic, atheist, or religious deconvert that hasn’t at one time been asked the question: ”What kind of evidence would convince you (of) ….. ?” Of course we all know to what our religious friends are referring, yes? One can pick one’s own poison in this regard but popular examples usually include, … More ”It’s all a matter of evidence, M’lud.”
Having recently been banned from a Facebook group for daring to suggest that a lecturer at Yale – who happens to be a Christian – who teaches historical Jesus studies could not be completely neutral in his presentation of material, I am interested to hear the views regarding this from my visitors and especially former … More On the question of bias
Arkenaten DECEMBER 15, 2020 AT 12:07 AM 1. As abortion has been as much part of humankind as procreation and has continued unabated whether legal or illegal what possible gains do you, and all anti-abortionists, envisage by continually pushing to make the procedure illegal once again?(Presuming this is the eventual aim of your attacks on … More Pastor David Robertson. A true Christian!
As it is almost universally acknowledged among bible scholars that the Gospel of Mark was the first of the four gospels to be written, why did the author feel no need to include several of the major foundational tenets of the Christian faith? Namely the virgin birth narrative, the genealogy, and the post resurrection appearances? … More Oh, for gods’ sake!
God’s to-do list, *edit as per wishes from Nan Make man. *If things don’t work out as planned remove one of his ribs and make a woman. Give them free will. Slaughter 99.9% of them for using it. Randomly favour one group. Never speak or write a single word. Legalize slavery and ban shrimp. Kill … More Oh, for gods sake!
In Part 2 I looked at David Robertson’s assertion that Jesus would have believed biblical characters and events such As Adam and Eve and Noah and the Flood because , according to Robertson, they are/were real people events. Robertson, as we know, is an evangelical and as Nan pointed out – ”As for the “real … More Was Jesus a Christian- Part 3