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
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!
As many/most of my visitors are non-believers I am going to take it as a given that you don’t believe the character Jesus of Nazareth, as described in the gospels, ever existed, and that you consider this character to be a work of narrative fiction. What I am interested in is whether you believe there … More Jesus of Nazareth?
The Church in the USA has also failed so many. We were told yesterday that 50% of US Christians can’t name all four gospel writers. (link can be provided) In fact, there isn’t a person alive who can identify the four gospel writers. However, I’m going to take a shot: John, Paul, George and … More Oh, for gods’ sake! Because it’s Sunday.