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by spin
Sun Oct 06, 2013 11:31 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: documents concerning Jesus traveling to India and Kashmir?
Replies: 6
Views: 15877

A historocity

the historocity of Jesus I can appreciate that it's a typo, but I just love the sound of "historocity". I think it might have a use to describe a specific situation we have to deal with. I see it as a portmanteau word made up from historical and atrocity and meaning those historical notions that ci...
by spin
Sun Oct 06, 2013 5:38 pm
Forum: General Religious Discussion
Topic: My Faith as I am Coming to Learn It
Replies: 23
Views: 34419

Re: My Faith as I am Coming to Learn It

How do you get knowledge of the world and how do you test that knowledge? Through prayer, meditation, listening, reading, analyzing. I don't see how any of these responds to my question. Analysis is something one does in one's head. Reading and listening are merely means of getting information, not...
by spin
Sun Oct 06, 2013 1:38 pm
Forum: General Religious Discussion
Topic: My Faith as I am Coming to Learn It
Replies: 23
Views: 34419

Re: My Faith as I am Coming to Learn It

Eric,

How do you get knowledge of the world and how do you test that knowledge?
by spin
Sat Oct 05, 2013 11:36 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: dewitness VS Earl Doherty (was: Historicity of Jesus...)
Replies: 28
Views: 43540

Re: Historicity of Jesus - the Talking Points

dewitness wrote:...hopelessly flawed...
Oh-oh, aa.
by spin
Sat Oct 05, 2013 11:26 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Historicity of Jesus - the Talking Points
Replies: 18
Views: 27550

Re: Historicity of Jesus - the Talking Points

I think the basic logic of the o.p. is wrongheaded. It runs together two separate issues as though dealing with one will necessitate the other. However, when talking about the historicity of Jesus, the necessity is to establish a case for that historicity, just as arguing for a mythical Jesus requir...