If you have been following my blog, you will hopefully know that I am not someone who subscribes to Mythicism. Instead, I hold to a position known as historical agnosticism when it comes to the historicity of Jesus. In case you don't know the difference, I explain it here, but to briefly explain summarise, the three different positions one … Continue reading More Lazy Historiography By Tim O’Neill: Did Josephus REALLY Mention Jesus?
This is just going to be a quick post because, while this is an interesting topic, this will serve as a background for something I'll be returning to soon. So in the coming weeks, I'll be going though a number of claimed prophecies (specifically 365 prophecies obviously minus the one's I have already gone through … Continue reading Did God Harden Pharaoh’s Heart?
For anyone who is interested in the historicity of Jesus, if you have even just glanced at a wikipedia page, you will have no doubt heard that: "only two events subject to "almost universal assent" are that Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist and was crucified by the order of the Roman Prefect Pontius … Continue reading Jesus’ Baptism: A Historical Fact?
During a recent exchange, I was discussing some of the areas of dispute associated with the historicity of Jesus with Godless Engineer and R.C. Apologist. The reason why I wanted to set up this exchange, is because I feel as though there is a profound misunderstanding (particularly online) when it comes to the positions which one … Continue reading Mythicism ≠ Agnosticism
She's at it again! The internet's favourite armchair expert is trying to use her extraordinary and unquestionable abilities to argue that Jesus is the Jewish Messiah the only way she knows how; by using her trusty skills of pressing "ctrl + c" and "ctrl + v". I don't want to dignify her by citing her … Continue reading The Messiah Will be Divine?!? Analysing Isaiah 9:6