Another oldie …. The Lighter Side of ‘Born Again’. Part 1. Truth is always stranger than fiction. In days of Yore, which is almost as old as Days of our lives, when The Ark was a pseudo-atheist: still believing in the historicity of the likes of Moses and Jesus, even if I didn’t buy … More Bloody Christians!
It’s often said one shouldn’t throw out the baby with the bathwater. We all know what this means of course, right? The phrase is often applied when looking at biblical text … or any religious text. For example, just because the Saints didn’t really rise from their graves and walk through Jerusalem doesn’t mean we … More Why we really can’t trust the New Testament … and shouldn’t.
Trust it as what? Toilet paper? Mel is at it again with yet another post on the New Testament and the old canard about its supposed trustworthiness. And just when you thought it might be a post discussing historical aspects, oops, no, it is all about textual variants found in the thousands of manuscripts we … More The New Testament. Why apologists say ”we can trust it”
I am busy reading (again) The Christ, by John Eleazer Remsburg. It is available for free online at The Project Gutenberg. And what a read it is! Marvelous. Apologists are forever it seems ridiculing non-believers about any stance regarding the non historicity of the character Jesus Christ and if one is fairly new to this … More Jesus Christ! And just who the hell was this?
I would like for some of my more theologically savvy readers to pop over to Mel’s spot, read the thread while it is still up and drop him a line or two. And correct any of my errors as well as he seems to think I am way off the mark. Appreciate it. Ark. … More Oh for gods’ sake!
I am seriously interested in reading your views on whether you think the biblical character, Jesus of Nazareth existed, and why you think so or think not, and the evidence you have accumulated that helped you arrive at this conclusion. I am asking because I feel sure that, even among non-believers there is probably a … More Will the real Jesus step up to the plate.