While I am moving closer to the publication of my Moses book, I could use some assistance, so I’m offering a brand-new, 40-page ebook entitled, “A Pre-Christian ‘God’ on a Cross? My paper examines a famous artifact of a crucifix with the inscription “Orpheos Bakkikos.” A Pre-Christian ‘God’ on a Cross? Contains over 40 images […]
Since there remains much confusion about this artifact, I have updated my old article on the subject. Please feel free to pass it around or link it wherever you see a discussion of the shroud. Is the Shroud of Turin Real?
Here’s a neat little paragraph succinctly summarizing one of the many problems with the passage in the works of the Jewish historian Josephus used to “prove” the historicity of Jesus Christ, called the “Testimonium Flavianum”: “Its brevity disproves its authenticity. Josephus’ work is voluminous and exhaustive. It comprises 20 books. Whole pages are devoted to […]
I’ve been asked repeatedly about this big news concerning some 70 lead books purportedly found in Jordan that may have some bearing on early Christian history. I’ve been taking a “wait and see” approach so far, because it first needs to be established that these books are genuinely ancient. This skepticism is especially warranted in […]
In case you somehow missed my latest Freethought Examiner article, here it is! Please read, enjoy the comments – phew! – and leave a few yourself. The Great Noah’s Ark Hoax The reasons for doubting this alleged discovery are many, including the plethora of previous purported “arks” dating back centuries, a fact that immediately causes […]
A new discovery of a burial cloth woven during the era when Jesus Christ purportedly walked the Earth casts further doubt on the already debunked Shroud of Turin, believed by many of the faithful to be the Jewish godman’s burial cloth. This latest find from a tomb of an apparent Jewish priest of the first […]