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Archive for the 'Early Christianity' Category

-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 […]

-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 […]

-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 […]

-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 […]

-The Real Story of St. Patrick

Monday, March 17th, 2014

Happy St. Patrick’s Day 2014. Here’s my traditional post for the holiday. The real story of St. Patrick: Happy St. Patrick’s Day! A day to go to your favorite pub, eat corned beef and cabbage and wash it all down with plenty of green beer. Oh yes–a day of parades and celebration of Irish nationality. […]

-Was the Story of Jesus ‘Fabricated’ by the Romans to Control the Poor?

Monday, October 14th, 2013

                   (Photo credit: jakebouma) One conspiracy author is asserting that 1st century Roman officials actually fabricated the story of Jesus in order to control the slaves and the poor. Some have even called him a ‘Bible Scholar’ even though he has no advanced degrees or formal education that would justify that designation. Here’s the story […]