• February 26, 2024

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…

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What people are saying about the work of D.M. Murdock/Acharya S

Over the decades that I’ve been writing about and teaching what is called “Jesus mythicism,” many educated people who have studied my work have made supportive comments. While my detractors like to toss out defamatory claims, the one thing most of them have in common is that they have never…

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Dutch theologian and banned pastor: ‘Christ in Egypt’ is a ‘fantastic book!’

A Dutch theologian who was banned recently from appearing in a local Reform Church for saying that Jesus is a myth drawn from Egyptian religion has stated that he  has studied my book Christ in Egypt: The Horus-Jesus Connection. Rev. Dr. Edward van der Kaaij ruffled many feathers when he…

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The belief Jesus was “pure spirit” was prevalent in early Christian history

“For many deceivers have gone out into the world, men who will not acknowledge the coming of Jesus Christ in the flesh; such a one is the deceiver and the antichrist.” 2 John 1:7 (RSV) “By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit which confesses that Jesus Christ…

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What is a mythicist?

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 –…

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The Great Jesus Debate goes mainstream

The Great Jesus Debate is now in the MSM at The Washington Post. Unfortunately, the article by Raphael Lataster cites the snippy Richard Carrier, as well as Bart Ehrman and Maurice Casey, all of whom have attacked and defamed me rather viciously. Of course, there is no mention of their…

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Is December 25th the winter solstice?

There is some confusion as to the meaning of the date “December 25th,” with some claiming that is not part of the winter solstice. This contention is erroneous, however. The reality is that the ancients celebrated winter festivals from the last half of November until the first half of January.…

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What is more logical, rational and scientific?

A. Believing there was a supernatural Jewish man 2,000 years ago who was born of a virgin, battled with Satan in a desert, cured the blind with spit, raised the dead, walked on water, multiplied fishes and loaves, transfigured on a mount, resurrected from death and flew off bodily into…

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Kirk Cameron’s absurdly ignorant Christmas message

One of the world’s most famous Christian apologists, Hollywood actor Kirk Cameron, steps into the Christmas fray with nonsensical declarations that this time of the year – the winter solstice – has nothing to do with paganism and everything to do with Jesus Christ. This claim is patently absurd and…

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Jesus Christ is a mythical figure

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…

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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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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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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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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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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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Martyr for mythicism: Rev. Robert Taylor

When the Church of England’s Rev. Robert Taylor (1784-1844) began preaching Bible mythicism – the view that significant biblical figures are mythical, not historical – from his popular pulpit during the 1820s, he was subjected to a sustained campaign of abuse that lasted for many years. He was convicted twice…

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Egyptian and Mithraic influence on Christianity

We mythicists and comparative religion/mythology scholars and students often hear apologies attempting to refute comparisons between the Egyptian religion, Mithraism and Christianity. These rebuttals include that Egypt had nothing to do with the creation of Christianity and that Mithra’s birth was not celebrated on December 25th or the winter solstice,…

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America’s 5 favorite ways to ignore Jesus

America’s best Christian, Mrs. Betty Bowers does her magic!

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Christian book admits Jesus mythicism is having unprecedented influence

In January 2013, biased New Testament scholar Maurice Casey published an anti-mythicist rant called Jesus: Evidence and Argument or Mythicist Myths? The book contemptuously misrepresents my work in a string of ad hominem attacks and fallacies. Of course, I’ve addressed a significant portion of his arguments already, but he’s willfully…

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Mainstream scholarship: Abraham and Moses mythicism is respectable

Note how this Wiki article reports that modern scholars question the historicity of the biblical story of the Israelite patriarch Joseph, using comparative religion/mythology: “Modern day scholars believe the historicity of the events in the Joseph narrative cannot be demonstrated. Hermann Gunkel, Hugo Gressmann and Gerhard von Rad identified the…

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Christ in Egypt: The Horus-Jesus Connection

Cracked.com’s shockingly crappy article about ‘Religulous’ and ‘Zeitgeist’

Cracked.com had an article disparaging documentaries “shockingly full of crap” that included the first “Zeitgeist” film. Unfortunately, the article itself – which had almost a million views in one day – is shockingly full of crap, as the author has a very superficial knowledge of the subject of comparative religion…

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No, Zeitgeist has not been refuted!

In addition to the numerous supposed “debunking” sites are images that purport to refute the first or religion part of the first “Zeitgeist” film (“ZG1.1”). We have already demonstrated the brief summary contentions in ZG1.1 to be largely accurate. In addition to numerous articles and a nearly 600-page book on…

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Radio program: A pre-Christian crucifix and origins of Gnosticism

Happy Solstice!* In a program debuting on June 22, 2013, I discuss with Miguel Conner of Aeon Byte Radio the possible Orphic influences on Christianity, including a human figure on a cross that appears to be pre-Christian. This small gemstone of a crucifix was featured on the cover of a…

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Moses versus Dionysus? Buddha and Jesus? Orpheus or Christ?

In case you haven’t gotten copies of the enclosed ebooks, be sure to take a look. At this slow time of the year, I am still in need of assistance for my Moses project. As one can imagine, in consideration of the massive amount literature written about the subject over…

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