‘Christian beliefs are rooted in reliable early records.”


Near the Arab bus station in East Jerusalem, a popular candidate (and, in my judgment, a pretty good one) for Golgotha or Calvary. The Crucifixion would have taken place not atop the hill, but — for maximum visibility and deterrent effect — near the road that ran by its base.
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The message of Easter is a wonderful one, but is it true?


Here’s a small argument toward establishing the reliability of the New Testament texts on which belief in Easter is based:





Three important but somewhat neglected LDS statements on Islam and the Middle East
“God’s Love for Mankind,” from “Mormons and Muslims”
“‘Killing Jesus’ takes up middle ground on question of Christ’s divinity”
One of the greatest plays in the history of baseball