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5 Reasons to Suspect Jesus Never Existed

http://www.alternet.org/belief/5-reasons-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

Church Health Center

In memory of Marcus Borg, 1942 - 2015

I have to admit I will miss the new books by this theologian. He was one whose teachings/writings shaped my understanding of faith while I was still involved in traditional/mainstream Christendom. 236 more words

Current Events

USE OF THE WORD "CHRIST" IN THE GOSPELS

Introduction:

Zingcreed‘s motto is “More Jesus, Less Christ, No God!”
The same sentiment could equally well be expressed as “Love Jesus, Forget Christ!”
‘Christ’ is not the same as ‘Jesus’. 1,806 more words

Theology

Boekresensie: Dethroning Jesus

Resensie van  “Dethroning Jesus: Exposing Popular Culture’s Quest to unseat the Biblical Christ” deur Darrel Bock en Daniel Wallace (Uitgewer : Thomas Nelson; Publikasiedatum : 2007), deur Bouwe van der Eems… 476 more words

Boeke En Audios

Hearing the Voice of Jesus

Why is Hearing the Voice of Jesus a Problem in the First Place?

The most obvious reason we find hearing the voice of Jesus so challenging, is that in so far as we know, Jesus never wrote anything. 3,452 more words

Religion

Jesus in Nazareth - Announcing the End of the Exile

After his baptism and temptation, Jesus returns to his hometown of Nazareth where he attends a synagogue service. He is asked to read a portion of scripture from Isaiah 61. 629 more words

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