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-Is Jesus Merely a Myth Like Santa Claus?

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Is Jesus merely a myth like Santa Claus? This is the season when millions of Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ and millions of children believe in a ‘magic’ coming of Santa Claus on Christmas Eve. Adults all know that Santa is a fun myth perpetrated on young children this time of the year […]

-Church of Sweden to Clergy: Stop Calling God ‘He’ or ‘The Lord’

Friday, November 24th, 2017

                            (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The Church of Sweden (Lutheran) has instructed its clergy to stop referring to God as a ‘he’ or as ‘The Lord.’ Here’s the story from the UK Telegraph: The Church of Sweden is urging its clergy to use gender-neutral language when referring to the supreme deity, refraining from using terms like […]

-‘The View’ Bleeps ‘Jesus’ Because It’s Offensive?

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Recently on the TV show- “The View” the hosts were discussing the idea that some of the 10 Commandments might be ‘obsolete.’ During the conversation that followed, the name of ‘Jesus’ was bleeped out twice. Hank Barrien of the Daily Wire lists 3 possible reasons for censoring the name of The Lord: 1. The producers […]

-The Gospel of Thomas and the Historical Jesus

Friday, October 6th, 2017

The Gospel of Thomas?   (From our Apologetica page): Much has been written about so-called ‘lost Christianities’ in the last decade or so. The Gospel of Thomas is always among the early books mentioned that supposedly demonstrate a possible variety of understanding and teaching in early Christianity. First of all, there are a number of […]

-About Jesus: Christian Student vs. Muslim Professor

Friday, April 7th, 2017

     A Muslim college professor insisted in class that it was an ‘academic fact’ that Jesus wasn’t crucified and was never considered to be divine by his disciples. This is what is taught about Jesus in the Quran so it is quite natural that a Muslim teacher would assert that belief but a Christian student […]

-Archaeology: First Century Synagogue Ruins Confirm New Testament Accounts

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

The discovery of a rural synagogue in Galilee dating from the 1st century lends support for the New Testament accounts of Jesus teaching in synagogues. For years scholars have doubted those accounts since it was hard to believe that a Jewish rabbi would allow an itinerate teacher like Jesus to come in an take over […]

-Scholars Now Believe the “Gospel of Jesus’ Wife” is a Modern Fake

Saturday, July 18th, 2015

Most scholars now believe that the so-called “Gospel of Jesus’ Wife” is a modern fake. This is not a new story but you probably haven’t heard about this on the 10 o’clock news which originally hailed the story of its magnificent discovery. In fact, most folks on the street probably haven’t heard about the scholarly […]

-Jimmy Carter Says Jesus Would Approve Of Gay Marriage

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Former President Jimmy Carter said this week that he believes Jesus would approve of gay marriage.  From the Blaze: “I believe he would. I believe Jesus would. I don’t have any verse in scripture…” Carter responded when asked by HuffPo Live host Mark Lamont Hill whether Christ would embrace same-sex nuptials. “I believe that Jesus […]

-Was Jesus a Real Person? Historical Evidence Beyond the Bible

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

          (Tacitus via Wikipedia) I recently read one of the best summaries ever of all of the historical evidence for the real existence of the man called Jesus of Nazareth in a recent edition of the Biblical Archaeology Review (Jan/Feb 2015): “Did Jesus Exist? Searching for Evidence Beyond the Bible” by Dr. Lawrence Mykytiuk of […]

-So The ‘Gospel of Jesus’s Wife’ May be ‘Authentic’ But The Story Really Isn’t

Friday, April 11th, 2014

In 2012 the main stream media went crazy over a ancient papyrus fragment that indicated that Jesus had a wife. Now experts are saying that the document appears to be authentic. So did Jesus really have a wife? No. At least this document does not prove it in spite of all of the press. Read […]