Guest Post: The Flat Tire and the Gospels

Christian apologists will tell you that the differences between the resurrection stories in the four gospels are unimportant. They might even say that the differences add authenticity. Guess again. (This is a guest post by long-time commenter Richard S. Russell.) [Read more…]

Easter Critique: the Bible Can’t Even Get its Own Punch Line Straight (Infographic)

The Easter story is the Bible’s punch line. It’s said to be the solution to Mankind’s primary problem. But untangle the elements of the story, and you’ll see that the gospels radically disagree with each other. [Read more…]

Response to “Top 10 Myths About Jesus’ Resurrection” (5 of 5)

The last in a 5-part critique of a list of myths about the resurrection. [Read more…]

Response to “Top 10 Myths About Jesus’ Resurrection” (4 of 5)

Part 4 of a critique of a list of myths about the resurrection. [Read more…]

Response to “Top 10 Myths About Jesus’ Resurrection” (3 of 5)

Part 3 of a rebuttal to a list of resurrection myths. [Read more…]

Response to “Top 10 Myths About Jesus’ Resurrection” (2 of 5)

It’s Easter week, so let’s get critiquing a list of myths about the resurrection (2 of 5). [Read more…]

Response to “Top 10 Myths About Jesus’ Resurrection”

It’s Easter week, so let’s get critiquing a list of myths about the resurrection. [Read more…]

How Well Do the Christian Claims About Easter Hold Up?

Here are 9 posts about claims in the Christian story of Easter. [Read more…]

Easter Critique: the Bible Can’t Even Get its Punch Line Straight (Infographic)

The Easter story is the Bible’s punch line. It’s the solution to Mankind’s problem. But is it history or fiction? Untangle the elements of the story to see that the gospels radically disagree with each other. [Read more…]

Contradictions in the Resurrection Account

How many days did Jesus teach after his resurrection? Was it 40 days as Acts says or less than one as Luke says? Matthew writes about an earthquake that opened graves and sent reanimated corpses walking around Jerusalem. Why didn’t the other gospels write about this remarkable event? These and many more contradictions make us wonder if the gospel account is history or merely legend. [Read more…]