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by Clive
Sun Dec 04, 2016 10:19 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Who was Hegesippus, really?
Replies: 1
Views: 1242

Re: Who was Hegesippus, really?

Sorry thought we were discussing a very important god :-)

Hephaestus
by Clive
Sun Nov 27, 2016 8:15 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: The resurrection of the dead as a historical event
Replies: 25
Views: 9955

Re: The resurrection of the dead as a historical event

If you are living in a society with minimal scientific understanding, and what there is may be mistaken, for example about the purpose of the brain, but are well able to understand differences between someone alive and dead, or still birth and a baby drawing its first breath, and note breathing seem...
by Clive
Sun Nov 27, 2016 8:03 am
Forum: General Religious Discussion
Topic: How Many Mythicists Identify With the White Right and Why?
Replies: 40
Views: 46873

Re: How Many Mythicists Identify With the White Right and Wh

I would look somewhere else. Just found some fascinating stuff about a relative, and would ask questions about males, power structures, abusive relationships, stuff that is in the news. It isn't obvious that categories like whit and right and liking myth have uncovered enough levels. Those, with rel...
by Clive
Sun Oct 02, 2016 8:44 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Nazareth, Nazara, Nazarenes, and Nazoreans.
Replies: 35
Views: 7280

Re: Nazareth, Nazara, Nazarenes, and Nazoreans.

But ... offside rule? :-)
by Clive
Sun Oct 02, 2016 12:52 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: TACITUS euhemerized Jesus according to Couchoud
Replies: 46
Views: 10441

Re: TACITUS euhemerized Jesus according to Couchoud

The God-loving Akeptous has offered the table to God Jesus Christ as a memorial.18
http://earlychristianwritings.com/info/ ... s-2008.pdf
by Clive
Tue Sep 27, 2016 12:27 pm
Forum: Classical Texts and History
Topic: Roman Coins Found at Japanese Archaeological Site
Replies: 1
Views: 4820

Re: Roman Coins Found at Japanese Archaeological Site

Captain cook's expedition to nw America brought back a fish knife with glass beads in the handle. The glass had been manufactured in murano Venice Italy. Stuff travelled. Romans might have got to Japan - they got to China trying to find unsuccessfully the secret of silk. Greeks -Alexander - got a lo...
by Clive
Tue Sep 27, 2016 2:14 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: "The Christ of the Creator"
Replies: 0
Views: 1364

"The Christ of the Creator"

Isn't Christ the creating bit of the creator?
by Clive
Thu Sep 15, 2016 11:30 pm
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: god rested
Replies: 4
Views: 4362

Re: god rested

Early example of commonwealth

http://www.economist.com/node/21557717
Timekeeper

IT SEEMED to Elinor Ostrom that the world contained a large body of common sense. People, left to themselves, would sort out rational ways of surviving and getting along. .......
by Clive
Mon Sep 12, 2016 2:29 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: Plato and the Creation of the Hebrew Bible
Replies: 44
Views: 36035

Re: Plato and the Creation of the Hebrew Bible

Might xianity have revived Hebrew? The problem of turning a superstitio into a religio is a big one, and the patina of an ancient language is very valuable.
by Clive
Mon Sep 12, 2016 2:13 am
Forum: General Religious Discussion
Topic: Logos ethos and pathos
Replies: 0
Views: 4458

Logos ethos and pathos

New scientist is discussing debating robots, and starts with a reference to Dirk Gently and a computer programme "Reason" that can retroactively justify any decision, providing an incontrovertible argument that whatever was decided was the right thing to do. This issue had been earlier discussed by ...