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by Eric
Mon Oct 20, 2014 11:08 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The Tide Turns
Replies: 63
Views: 18477

Re: The Tide Turns

Wasn't it Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) who said ......
  • "We must get rid of those Christs, we must get rid of those Christianities!"
    :)

LC
Wasn't it Hitler who wanted to get rid of the Jewish people?
by Eric
Mon Oct 20, 2014 10:38 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Is the Rejection of Jewish Origin for Xristianity = Laziness
Replies: 195
Views: 51963

Re: Is the Rejection of Jewish Origin for Xristianity = Lazi

A: 'No one here besides spin, Joe Wallack and DCH has even an idea about what Judaism is'
B: '414 Members, 20,469 posts. (Do you know all 414 members background, knowledge and read all 20,469 posts to verify this?
A: 'No.'
B: 'So how do you know?'
by Eric
Fri Sep 19, 2014 7:52 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Matthew 27:25: a self-blaming lynch mob?
Replies: 111
Views: 28070

Re: Matthew 27:25: a self-blaming lynch mob?

This seems like a typical Christian-apologist argument. If one can construct a scenario that supports one's position, no matter how implausible it might be, then one has won. Even if there are much more plausible scenarios for other possibilities. A Christian apologist? Absolutely not. It's simply ...
by Eric
Fri Sep 19, 2014 10:07 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Matthew 27:25: a self-blaming lynch mob?
Replies: 111
Views: 28070

Re: Matthew 27:25: a self-blaming lynch mob?

Yep. This is one of the most disgusting verses in the New Testament. An obvious outright lie IMO. If in "most disgusting"? I am assuming you are referring to the blaming of the Jews for Jesus Crucifixion. But I do not see it that way. Now the chief priests and elders persuaded the crowds Matthew 27...
by Eric
Sat Apr 05, 2014 9:01 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Thorburn, The Mythical Interp of the Gospels
Replies: 23
Views: 7125

Re: Thorburn, The Mythical Interp of the Gospels

Hey DC: I have a copy in Word Document of a series of articles published in 1907 on Mystic Christianity authored by Yogi Ramacharaka. Though I have only skimmed over it as I myself am gathering different authors in an effort to see how the debates went on this subject in later times. I share this wi...
by Eric
Wed Mar 19, 2014 1:05 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Why the Certainty on the Part of Mythicists?
Replies: 108
Views: 26199

Re: Why the Certainty on the Part of Mythicists?

I think it's just as legitimate (maybe more so) to ask historicists why they're so sure there WAS a Jesus and what they even mean by an HJ anymore. But I think that's obvious. Behind every faithful person is a domineering mommy or daddy or both. Not true. My Father was an atheist. Mother was agnost...
by Eric
Sun Feb 02, 2014 6:59 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Richard Carrier's "On the Historicity of Jesus"
Replies: 47
Views: 14198

Re: Richard Carrier's "On the Historicity of Jesus"

In the words A Kempis Thomas, I submit the following on this thread: If thou knewest the whole Bible, and the sayings of all the philosophers, what should all this profit thee without the love and grace of God? Vanity of vanities, all is vanity, save to love God, and Him only to serve. That is the ...
by Eric
Sun Feb 02, 2014 10:11 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Richard Carrier's "On the Historicity of Jesus"
Replies: 47
Views: 14198

Re: Richard Carrier's "On the Historicity of Jesus"

In the words A Kempis Thomas, I submit the following on this thread: If thou knewest the whole Bible, and the sayings of all the philosophers, what should all this profit thee without the love and grace of God? Vanity of vanities, all is vanity, save to love God, and Him only to serve. That is the h...
by Eric
Sat Jan 25, 2014 12:22 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Acharya S and the real Christ Conspiracy
Replies: 299
Views: 106670

Re: Acharya S and the real Christ Conspiracy

Thank you Gakusei Don, your comment here is far more balanced and informative than some of your previous statements about this material. I have quoted your comment in full at Acharya's Discussion Board Free Thought Nation, as it certainly deserves discussion and response in an environment where fun...
by Eric
Sat Jan 18, 2014 4:02 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Steven DiMattei: Case Against Mythicists
Replies: 135
Views: 47841

Re: Steven DiMattei: Case Against Mythicists

Has anyone seen this? http://stevendimattei.com/case-mythists/ Views? Note: elsewhere, DiMattei rejects the TF and holds that the "Christ" is indeed a literary creation. 5) If Jesus Christ of the gospels was a literary invention (which he was even from my admission above; so let’s say a literary cr...