Search found 6724 matches

by MrMacSon
Fri Apr 30, 2021 4:24 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: NTJ != HJ, ∴ no evidence of HJ?
Replies: 25
Views: 653

Re: NTJ != HJ, ∴ no evidence of HJ?

Peter Kirby wrote: Fri Apr 30, 2021 4:03 pm This is me trying to be civil, actually.
No it's not Peter, it's you leading someone down the garden path for a gotcha ...

What I was saying probably doesn't not fully apply to Crossan. I was just silly enough to try to play your silly game.
by MrMacSon
Fri Apr 30, 2021 3:35 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Skrbina's view about Jesus
Replies: 43
Views: 933

Re: Skrbina's view about Jesus

fwiw, another review of Skrbina's book, https://www.unz.com/article/review-of-d ... and-years/ (and a discussion below)
by MrMacSon
Fri Apr 30, 2021 3:28 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: NTJ != HJ, ∴ no evidence of HJ?
Replies: 25
Views: 653

Re: NTJ != HJ, ∴ no evidence of HJ?

An interesting commentary on this is John Crossley's Jesus in an Age of Neoliberalism: Quests, Scholarship and Ideology, 2014
by MrMacSon
Fri Apr 30, 2021 1:57 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Skrbina's view about Jesus
Replies: 43
Views: 933

Re: Skrbina's view about Jesus

Giuseppe wrote: Fri Apr 30, 2021 7:58 am Jesus b. Sapphat existed beyond any doubt and he is surely more titled to be defined a Zealot than any past asmonean king.
Oh, oh-kay.

(did you mean Hasmonean king? or were you being facetious and meant Assmonean king? :P )
by MrMacSon
Fri Apr 30, 2021 1:50 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Skrbina's view about Jesus
Replies: 43
Views: 933

Re: Skrbina's view about Jesus

There is no historical evidence for the Josephan figure of Jesus b. Sapphat. I think whether the [Josephan ] figure/s of Jesus b. Sapphat / Jesus b. Sapphias were 'historical'—as in real—or not is beside the point. The accounts about them in Josephus were still ripe for inspiring subsequent writers...
by MrMacSon
Fri Apr 30, 2021 1:26 pm
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Skrbina's view about Jesus
Replies: 43
Views: 933

Re: Skrbina's view about Jesus

According to Skrbina ... . ...  A:  Paul needed a kernel of truth for his hoax.  No he didn't. . ... What better way than to take a real person who was really crucified for his pro-Jewish, anti-Roman activities, and turn him into God?  This makes complete sense. Yes, it does [make complete sense] ....