Did Jesus Really Exist?

JesusMyth

If you’re not familiar with it, the “Jesus Myth” hypothesis suggests that Jesus of Nazareth never existed, or at least the Jesus described in the New Testament never existed, but his story was composed as a kind of pastiche with bits and pieces from other legends and myths. It’s a silly hypothesis, really, but don’t [Read More...]

Is the Jesus Story a Myth?

Every now and then I’ll hear from someone who has bought into the “Jesus Myth” hypothesis.  You can find this in books like Jesus Potter, Harry Christ, in the “historical” studies of Acharya S., or from your neighborhood atheist who heard that there are some similarities between the stories of Jesus and Mithras, and who [Read More...]

Morning Links: Obama's Crumbling Base, Rod Dreher, Andrew Ferguson, Scot McKnight, and Higher Education

In the News 1.  “New Polls Confirm Obama’s Democratic Base Crumbles.”  Michael Warren comments. 2. Andrew Ferguson with a rather devastating portrait of Jon Huntsman. 3.  Why are conservatives such a minority at so many graduate schools? 4.  Rod Dreher with an excellent piece on Anders Breivik and his “Christianity,” which makes some similar points [Read More...]


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