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The Big Lie In Christianity

The biggest lie that was formulated that converted Jesus into an actual human being was the geographical portion of the Christian narrative.

Hardly anyone, whether they’re Christian, Jewish, Atheist, Muslim…whatever, denies that there were Christians in Judea in the mid-1st century. 641 more words

Early Christianity

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“I ask: What hope can there be for the Roman State when the barbarians are more chaste and more pure than the Romans?” – Salvian, The Presbyter, om hans syn på romernes moral og “barbarenes” moral.  1,219 more words

Abusing Tacitus

Lots of people throw around quotations attributed to ancient authors.  Last year I read the Annals and Histories by Tacitus.  Since then I’ve found writers who seem to have reason to beat up on him.  1,498 more words


“Vengeance is mine,” sayeth the Dentist

I read a news article the other day that had me thinking that truth is stranger than fiction. It was about a man who went to the dentist for a sore tooth, was put under anesthesia and woke up with a mouth completely sans teeth. 877 more words

What do ancient non-Christian sources tell us about the historical Jesus?

This article from Biblical Archaeology covers all the non-Christian historical sources that discuss Jesus.

About the author:

Lawrence Mykytiuk is associate professor of library science and the history librarian at Purdue University.

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“Men are more ready to repay an injury than a benefit, because gratitude is a burden and revenge a pleasure”