“And the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living being” – Genesis 2:7 The Bible tells us, “The fool says in his heart,… Read More ›
Of all the plot formulas in literature, perhaps the most popular and enduring is that of the epic journey. The reader who follows Frodo as he walks to Rivendell or Harry Potter as he hunts down Voldemort’s horcruxes quickly becomes a participant in the journey. Sharing in the adventure and the danger of the road, the reader realizes that he has also, in the process, made a pilgrimage into his own soul.
If Jesus existed and was so famous, we should have heard a lot more about him in historical sources outside the New Testament and the Church Fathers.
Slow day blogging, I meant to put up a few posts I have been working on but work and life in general had other ideas so… Through all the busyness however, I did manage to make it to the gym… Read More ›
To sum up, modern critical methods fail to support the Christ-myth theory [that Jesus never existed]. It has “again and again been answered and annihilated by first rank scholars.” In recent years, “no serious scholar has ventured to postulate the non-historicity of Jesus” or at any rate very few, and they have not succeeded in disposing of the much stronger, indeed very abundant, evidence to the contrary.