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Johnson University Dedicates New Bathrooms to Robert W. Funk

Knoxville, TN — Robert W. Funk, famous member of the Jesus Seminar, is being honored at his undergraduate school—Johnson University—12 years after his death. Within the Russell Preaching Center, dedicated to retired megachurch preacher Bob Russell, renovation and a dedication are happening to the building’s bathrooms. 220 more words


A simpler way to defend biblical inerrancy, infallibility and inspiration

Inerrancy and the Death by a Thousand Qualifications brought up some interesting points about how to defend the truth that the original writings of scripture were without error. 874 more words


Another Good Old Fashioned Religion Roundup

Things have been popping in the wild and wacky world of religion recently. Here are a few interesting, horrifying, and amusing things from the last few weeks: 553 more words


667: JUST JESUS #7: The Jesus Seminar

Just Jesus, No God!

According to the Jesus Seminar:

  • Jesus of Nazareth was born during the reign of Herod the Great.
  • His mother’s name was Mary, and he had a human father whose name may not have been Joseph.
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The Quest for the Historical Sayings

In historical Jesus studies, one of the well-known issues, due in part to the popular Jesus Seminar, is the deciphering of which sayings are authentic to the historical person of Jesus in first-century Palestine – as opposed to material added into the text by the authors of the Gospel accounts. 669 more words


What was the Jesus Seminar? Should anyone have taken them seriously?

A friend of mine was asking me about the “Jesus Seminar”, which is a group of people who claim to be able to speak for broad spectrum of scholars about who Jesus really was. 962 more words