• April 21, 2024

Danish scholar speaks on the Christ myth

Exposing the falsehood that there are no professional scholars with PhDs in relevant fields who are Jesus mythicists, Dr. Christian Lindtner gives a lecture and engages in a debate in Denmark concerning the Christ myth. I have featured Lindtner’s work on the Buddhist influence on Christianity in my writings, including…

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HELP give helpless, dying and destitute women in Calcutta a loving family at last!

My friend Aacharay Korak Day has dedicated his life to helping elderly women in India who are impoverished, alone, unwanted and unloved. He works hard and selflessly to bring joy to these women, some of whom are sick, abused and in their last days on Earth. Previously, Aacharay has done…

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Jesus holding Christ in Egypt: The Horus-Jesus Connection

Newly discovered ancient Christian magical spell reveals Egyptian influence

An ancient Christian magical spell or charm from the sixth century has been found in an old papyrus manuscript housed at the John Rylands Library in Manchester, England. The discoverer, Dr. Roberta Mazza, believes the Greek charm, originally unearthed in Egypt, was part of an amulet to be worn or…

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An Iranian speaks out against Islam and 35 years of oppression

I received the following important and enlightening comments from an Iranian living in the United Kingdom and calling himself “Cyrus,” the name of the revered ancient Persian king. I felt his remarks were significant to demonstrate that, while many Westerners think that by coddling and defending Islam they are protecting…

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Moses or Dionysus?

In case you missed the release of my latest book, Did Moses Exist? The Myth of the Israelite Lawgiver, here’s some info. My book is comprehensive, covering every major and many minor aspects of the story of Moses and the Exodus. In Did Moses Exist? I demonstrate scientifically that the…

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Who is the Mahdi? The Israel-Palestine conflict in religious context

For years, there has been much talk about the Muslim Messiah, called the “Mahdi,” whose arrival is eagerly awaited by the ex-Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, among others. Indeed, the Iranian leadership reiterated its belief that the precious Mahdi would be arriving “soon,” a belief very similar to that of many…

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Jesus Christ, Sun of Righteousness

I’m excited to let you know about my brand-new video – hot off the presses! Please like, comment and share my video on Youtube! Here’s a great review: “Because I am an astronomer and a student of the Bible, it is glaringly obvious to me that Jesus is merely another…

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Pagans celebrate the summer solstice at Stonehenge replica in Washington state

I hope everyone had a HAPPY SOLSTICE! This Stonehenge replica in Washington state looks awesome – now that’s what I’m talking about. “Religions that treat the sun as a deity turned to the summer solstice as a holy day. Greeks celebrated their god of agriculture, Vikings planned raids and early…

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Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson gets schooled!

A Church/State Lesson for Duck Dynasty by Freethinkaluva Dear Mr. Phil Robertson: I’ve been a fan of the Duck Dynasty show, which I thought was very funny, so I am disappointed in your now-notorious comments regarding gays and the church-state issue. In the video of your speech at the Republican Leadership…

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The Maya and the Milky Way

If you enjoy comparative religion and Maya mythology, you will want to listen to my radio program with Miguel Conner, as we discuss the most fascinating information you will not hear elsewhere! Here’s Miguel’s write-up: Groundbreaking scholarship continues to reveal the sublime legacy of the Mayan and other Mesoamerican cultures.…

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Moses book discussed on Red Ice radio!

Here are a couple of new short-but-sweet reviews of my Moses book: “Profound and impeccable scholarship.“ “With profound and impeccable scholarship, D.M. Murdock systematically dismantles the Moses myth, exposing its non-Mosaic origins and its impossible premises. At the same time, she presents an enlightening survey of ancient Middle-Eastern history and…

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Ex-Muslim preacher: ‘I say to Muslims, get away from this evil religion!’

A person named “Samir” posted the following comments on my article “Dawkins: Islam is ‘one of the great evils in the world’.” I appreciate his courage and insights, and I have edited his remarks for clarity, spelling and grammar. I grew up in the most conservative Muslim family in the…

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Petition to the UN to protect freedom from religion and barbaric blasphemy laws

If you haven’t signed this petition started by Michael Sherlock to ensure freedom FROM religion and barbaric blasphemy laws, please do so and share it. Note that I edited the letter that will be delivered to the United Nations high commissioner for Human Rights, and my name is appended to…

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Which savior, Jesus, Caesar or Mithra?

Ken Humphreys is one of my favorite fellow mythicists. Unlike some of the others who are very rude, misogynistic, conceited and shallow-thinking, Ken is cordial, social and courageously follows where the evidence leads and is not afraid of presenting it boldly. When I read or hear the remarks of several…

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Is the Vatican in shock over a ‘newly discovered’ Bible that says Jesus wasn’t crucified?

Many people have been circulating this supposed “news,” which isn’t new at all. Nor is the Vatican “shocked” by an old Syriac Bible purportedly from 1,500 years ago. There is nothing new in the Bible that the Vatican’s scholars and other experts have not known about for the past 18…

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Egyptologists: The Exodus never happened

This video shows that scientists have concluded the Exodus account to be fictional. In my book Did Moses Exist? The Myth of the Israelite Lawgiver, I cite Egyptologist Dr. Donald Redford several times. In the first part of my book, I demonstrate that the Mosaic account could not be history,…

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An exchange with a Christian fundamentalist

I recently became aware that a Christian fundamentalist, “DS,” was circulating a blog by another rabid fanatic – whom I shall call “BS” – that smeared me with all manner of vile calumny, based on Bart Ehrman’s trashy and libelous Did Jesus Exist? book. This fundie – a man, of…

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Christ Myth

Bigotry in the nonbelieving and mythicist fields

I’m essentially the lone female scholar of notoriety in the field of mythicism, and I can guarantee you that my treatment is not unlike the first woman sports announcer in the locker room, the first female stock trader, or any number of “firsts” in which women have been harangued relentlessly.…

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Easter or Ishtar – what’s the truth?

The image at the right – which I personally did not create but which I am clarifying here because it contains a valid point – is trotted out and circulated widely at Easter time, to the delight of many thousands who gleefully pass it around on social networking. Such notables as…

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Easter radio program, 4/20/2014

I will be appearing on the “Contact” show on Blogtalk Radio, hosted by Lesley Mitchell-Clarke, from 9:05-10:00 PM EST/6:05-7:00 PM PST/1:00 AM GMT. We will be discussing my new book, Did Moses Exist?, including how the Exodus-Promised Land story reflects ancient nature myths, including the transition from winter to spring.…

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What about Jesus’s sayings?

When we mythicists state that the “Jesus Christ” of the New Testament is a fictional compilation of characters, people may ask who said all the supposedly great things Jesus is recorded as stating in the Bible? I answer this question in my writings, including The Christ Conspiracy, Suns of God,…

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Egyptian writer demands Jewish compensation for 10 plagues allegedly inflicted on Egypt

LOL! In the first place, this guy’s name, Ahmad Al-Gamal, suggests that he is an Arab Muslim, not a native Egyptian. The invasion of Egypt by Arab Muslims did far more damage than any alleged plagues by the Jewish tribal god Yahweh. And this damage continues to this day, with…

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America’s best Christian, Mrs. Betty Bowers, tells bedtime Bible stories!

Hilarious lampooning of the “Good Book” by our best Christian, Mrs. Betty Bowers. America’s Best Christian, Mrs. Betty Bowers, reads her children Bible-based bedtime stories — and realizes that, with all its gratuitous violence and pornography, if God hadn’t written the Bible, Conservative Christians would be trying to keep it…

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New Saudi law defines atheism as terrorism against the state

While many nonbelievers are constantly stumping for Islam, HERE is what devout Muslims feel about them in return. You might want rethink enabling this mentality to spread. We won’t say we told you so, but… Saudi Arabia: New Law Sees Atheism As Terrorism Saudi Arabia has passed a new terrorism…

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Discussion of religion and its effect with Alex of Skeptiko

In case you missed this program the first time around, here it is again! We had a terrific discussion about religion, so if that’s your bag, baby, you won’t want to miss it!

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