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What Do Seminaries Teach about Jesus?

Can we rely on what the Gospels say about Jesus?  Why do the books of the Bible tell different stories about him? How do we know what is historical and what is myth? 461 more words

Historical Jesus

Acts Seminar Report. Acts and Christian Beginnings

This link takes you to a description of the Acts Seminar, which is a critical study group similar to the Jesus Seminar that became famous for voting on whether or not they believed that Jesus actually said something recorded in the Gospels. 60 more words

Church History

The Rudest Translation (of Jesus, on Good Friday)

Here is the rudest translation (of Jesus, on Good Friday):

“We are going up to Jerusalem,
and the Human Being will be betrayed to the chief priests and Bible scholars.

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Why Catholics Should Reject the Jesus Seminar

Published December 1, 1999

Deal W. Hudson

Normally the average Catholic need not worry about a group of academicians who meet every year to discuss the “historicity” of the Gospels. 724 more words

Deal Hudson

5 Reasons to Suspect Jesus Never Existed


Most antiquities scholars think that the New Testament gospels are “mythologized history.”  In other words, based on the evidence available they think that around the start of the first century a controversial Jewish rabbi named Yeshua ben Yosef gathered a following and his life and teachings provided the seed that grew into Christianity. 1,486 more words

Jewish Question

Remembering Marcus Borg

A few days ago, Marcus Borg died. You might know him as a controversial biblical scholar and theologian, but I know him as someone who helped me better understand my own faith. 629 more words

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