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by ghost
Thu Aug 28, 2014 7:41 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Richard Carrier on gMark parallel with Jesus ben Ananias
Replies: 209
Views: 96275

Re: Richard Carrier on gMark parallel with Jesus ben Ananias

The Crow wrote:OK which one do we go with here? Josephus says Marc Antony beheaded him and the Roman Historian Cassius says he was crucified. Then we find Plutarch saying he was beheaded by Antony.
Also crucified by Mark Antony:

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by ghost
Thu Aug 28, 2014 6:01 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Carrier: Should We Still Be Looking for a Historical Jesus?
Replies: 26
Views: 9880

Re: Carrier: Should We Still Be Looking for a Historical Jes

But why reference Jewish writings, why fit with Philo and the two powers doctrine, if early Christianity wasn't Jewish? Certainly the hostility within Judaism could sustain the early Christian identification (in the gospel) of Jesus as the second power who communed with the Patriarchs. How couldn't...
by ghost
Thu Aug 28, 2014 12:24 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Richard Carrier on gMark parallel with Jesus ben Ananias
Replies: 209
Views: 96275

Re: Richard Carrier on gMark parallel with Jesus ben Ananias

Jesus was a Jewish angel for Justin among others. That's not my idea. It is a well recognized ancient position within Christianity and it has relevance at a forum devoted to ancient Christianity. Now let's compare that to the stupid nonsense you manage to pimp at every opportunity. Is there even ON...
by ghost
Thu Aug 28, 2014 10:57 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Richard Carrier on gMark parallel with Jesus ben Ananias
Replies: 209
Views: 96275

Re: Richard Carrier on gMark parallel with Jesus ben Ananias

Compare that to your "Jesus was a Jewish angel". If Jesus wasn't Jesus son of Ananias then how do we know "Jesus was a Jewish angel" is better than "Jesus was a Roman divus"?
by ghost
Thu Aug 28, 2014 10:43 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Richard Carrier on gMark parallel with Jesus ben Ananias
Replies: 209
Views: 96275

Re: Richard Carrier on gMark parallel with Jesus ben Ananias

Stephan Huller wrote:Can't we make this like Survivor and vote 'ghost' off the island? He takes trolling for a moronic idea to a level the others only dream of.
How are my questions not relevant to the matter of whether Jesus is based on Jesus son of Ananias?
by ghost
Thu Aug 28, 2014 10:21 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Richard Carrier on gMark parallel with Jesus ben Ananias
Replies: 209
Views: 96275

Re: Richard Carrier on gMark parallel with Jesus ben Ananias

Not sure I follow other than a Muslim is calling Christians anti-Semitic. :consternation:
by ghost
Thu Aug 28, 2014 9:29 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Richard Carrier on gMark parallel with Jesus ben Ananias
Replies: 209
Views: 96275

Re: Richard Carrier on gMark parallel with Jesus ben Ananias

maryhelena wrote:
[td]Pilate says to them, "Shall I crucify your king?" The chief priests responded, [bgcolor=yellow]"We have no king but Caesar."[/bgcolor] At that time therefore he handed him over to them, to be crucified[/td]

Why do the writers make them say this?
by ghost
Thu Aug 28, 2014 8:59 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Richard Carrier on gMark parallel with Jesus ben Ananias
Replies: 209
Views: 96275

Re: Richard Carrier on gMark parallel with Jesus ben Ananias

Parallels have been claimed between Caesar's passion and Jesus's passion. Isn't that also worth testing against the parallels with the passion of Jesus son of Ananias?

http://www.carotta.de/subseite/texte/esumma/45-50.html
by ghost
Thu Aug 28, 2014 8:41 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Richard Carrier on gMark parallel with Jesus ben Ananias
Replies: 209
Views: 96275

Re: Richard Carrier on gMark parallel with Jesus ben Ananias

What is the etymology of "Ananias"? Why is this Jesus said to be son of an Ananias? Does Jesus son of Ananias have something to do with the Ananiases mentioned in Acts?
by ghost
Wed Aug 27, 2014 7:38 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Richard Carrier on gMark parallel with Jesus ben Ananias
Replies: 209
Views: 96275

Re: Richard Carrier on gMark parallel with Jesus ben Ananias

What is the main contrast between these two Jesuses?