October 18, 2016

Author’s Note: As always, I am speaking for myself and not for American Atheists or any other organization of which I am a present or past member. Somehow, I ended up on a mailing list from the Trump campaign. Either they bought my email address from some data aggregator or someone signed me up as a prank but either way, these emails have been both illuminating and distressing. The latest one I received outlines what Trump says he will do… Read more

October 17, 2016

Speaking FRANK-ly About Jesus: Critique of alleged evidence of the historicity of Jesus of Nazareth. (Ed. Note: This is the 24d post in Frank Zindler’s Speaking Frankly About Jesus blog which is dedicated to the thesis that Jesus of Nazareth never existed. This is part P of a mini series debunking “The Myth of the Mythical Jesus”.) Lies: So short in stating, so long in negating! We have seen that in Judaism, the word “Lord” was a substitute for YHWH, the… Read more

October 10, 2016

Speaking FRANK-ly About Jesus: Critique of alleged evidence of the historicity of Jesus of Nazareth. (Ed. Note: This is the 23d post in Frank Zindler’s Speaking Frankly About Jesus blog which is dedicated to the thesis that Jesus of Nazareth never existed. This is part O of a mini series debunking “The Myth of the Mythical Jesus”.) Lies: So short in stating, so long in negating! After demonstrating that Philip Jenkins has built an aery argument out of his inadequacy in… Read more

September 27, 2016

Speaking FRANK-ly About Jesus: Critique of alleged evidence of the historicity of Jesus of Nazareth. (Ed. Note: This is the 22d post in Frank Zindler’s Speaking Frankly About Jesus blog which is dedicated to the thesis that Jesus of Nazareth never existed. This is part N of a mini series debunking “The Myth of the Mythical Jesus”.) Lies: So short in stating, so long in negating!  In the previous posting I dismantled Philip Jenkins’ discussion of a supposed testimony of Flavius… Read more

September 26, 2016

Winning the battle for atheist civil rights demands we work together to further the advancement of these civil rights and continue to demand the removal of religious beliefs, particularly Christian beliefs, from the privileged legal and social position they hold in America now.  Accomplishing these goals includes embracing and supporting our allies in other nations as well as aligning with potential allies from other causes, especially those who are targeted by those who use their religious beliefs to control the actions and… Read more

September 13, 2016

Speaking FRANK-ly About Jesus: Critique of alleged evidence of the historicity of Jesus of Nazareth. (Ed. Note: This is the 21th post in Frank Zindler’s Speaking Frankly About Jesus blog which is dedicated to the thesis that Jesus of Nazareth never existed. This is part M of a mini series debunking “The Myth of the Mythical Jesus”.) Lies: So short in stating, so long in negating! We come now to Philip Jenkins’ apologetic dealing with the claim that “Jesus does not… Read more

September 6, 2016

The following is an excerpt from Women Beyond Belief: Discovering Life without Religion: I met my American husband and moved to the United States at the age of twenty-five. My husband was also an atheist, and while back then it never occurred to me to ask him if he was atheist, in retrospect I understand how important this really was to me. I knew nothing about life in America, and when I moved to Arizona, I had the expectation that… Read more

August 29, 2016

Speaking FRANK-ly About Jesus: Critique of alleged evidence of the historicity of Jesus of Nazareth. (Ed. Note: This is the 20th post in Frank Zindler’s Speaking Frankly About Jesus blog which is dedicated to the thesis that Jesus of Nazareth never existed. This is part L of a mini series debunking “The Myth of the Mythical Jesus”.) Lies: So short in stating, so long in negating!  Following up on Philip Jenkins’ blog “The Myth of the Mythical Jesus,” we plunge into… Read more

August 22, 2016

Speaking FRANK-ly About Jesus: Critique of alleged evidence of the historicity of Jesus of Nazareth. (Ed. Note: This is the 19th post in Frank Zindler’s Speaking Frankly About Jesus blog which is dedicated to the thesis that Jesus of Nazareth never existed. This is part K of a mini series debunking “The Myth of the Mythical Jesus”.) Lies: So short in stating, so long in negating! Following up on Philip Jenkins’ blog “The Myth of the Mythical Jesus,” we move from… Read more

August 17, 2016

(Editor’s comments:  The views expressed in this or any other post are those of the author and not of any particular organization.) How to kill a Country’s Democracy without the Country knowing it has died. The greatest crimes are the ones committed without anyone ever realizing a crime has been committed. Examples of this are the thief who can embezzle money without being caught because he can cook the books to make the numbers look as if they came out… Read more

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