Rabbi: Did Jesus actually exist?

Below is a talk by “countermissionary” and “Jewish apologist” Rabbi Tovia Singer regarding “Jesus mythicism” or the opinion that Jesus Christ is a mythical figure. Initially, I thought Singer would adhere to the typical “historical Jesus” party line, proffering “proofs” that have been rebutted for centuries. I was pleasantly surprised at certain parts as I […]

The King and the God: Telling tales in Proto-Indo-European

The Hindu sky god Varuna riding a sea monster (1675-1700 AD/CE)

I’m such a nerd. I’m fascinated with listening to this Proto-Indo-European reconstruction and with reading the accompanying text, figuring out which words are what. The date for this hypothesized language’s spread from the Russian Steppes to Ireland would be about 8,000 to 3,000 years ago. Amazingly, there are some recognizable words in Proto-Indo-European (“PIE”), such […]

What is a mythicist?

Christ Myth

Just as declaring oneself an atheist does not make one automatically an expert in religion, seeing Jesus as a myth does not make someone an automatic expert in Christian origins. There are many people calling themselves “mythicists” – i.e., someone who views various biblical/supernatural figures as mythical, not historical – who are not experts in […]

Canadian Muslim activist speaks out on behalf of Pakistani blasphemy-law victim

Farzana Hassan

A former president of the Muslim Canadian Congress, Farzana Hassan, has made a plea on behalf of Christian mother Asia Bibi, who fell victim to Pakistan’s oppressive blasphemy laws and is scheduled to be executed. The Muslim Canadian Congress is composed of outspoken and courageous critics of Islamic fundamentalism or “extremism,” founded by Tarek Fatah […]

Jesus Christ is a mythical figure

Christ myth

The “Jesus Christ” of the New Testament is a fictional compilation of characters, not a single historical individual. A compilation of multiple “people” is no one. When the mythological and midrashic layers are removed, there remains no historical core to the onion. The evidence reveals that the gospel story is myth historicized, not history mythologized. […]

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