Category Archives: Bible Critics

Jesus would not kick over your coffee bar

Mick Mooney writes a blog post for the Huffington Post where he describes what a modern day Jesus would do. It is written with all the scholarly Biblical knowledge of a high school student. If he wanted accuracy or honesty, … Continue reading

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white refuted – opening statement

The purpose of this post is to examine the context of James White’s arguments in his debate against Bob Enyart. It will be shown that White relies on emotional arguments, and where White references the Bible, his position can be … Continue reading

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ehrman on the letters of paul

Ehrman gives an excellent summary of Paul’s letters in the book Peter, Paul, and Mary Magdalene: In his letter to the Romans Paul has to defend himself against charges leveled by other, trusted Christian authorities that he preached a gospel … Continue reading

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ehrman on dispensationalism

Although Bart Ehrman does not use the term “Acts 9 Dispensationalist”, he makes very simlar points in the book Peter, Paul, and Mary Magdalene: As I’ve intimated, Paul’s own writings show that not everyone agreed with this view of the … Continue reading

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william lane craig debates ehrman

William Lane Craig is said by atheists to be someone atheists should never debate. Atheists self-admittedly get trounced by William Lane Craig. Here is Common Sense Atheist on the matter: Let me repeat. Craig has done 20+ years of Ph.D+ … Continue reading

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Christianity – platonism for the people

Friedrich Nietzsche famously stated that “Christianity is Platonism for the masses” in his introduction to Beyond Good and Evil. His reason for giving Christianity this label was because of Christian obsession with the supreme Good talked about in Plato. This … Continue reading

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revealing quote by early Christian critic

In a now lost (burned) book by early Church critic Porphyry, he points out that the Christians of his time abandoned the literal interpretation of the Bible to embrace theology foreign to the Bible. As recorded in Eusibius’ Church History: … Continue reading

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understanding galatians chapter 1 – part 1

The books of the New Testament are letters. This might be a hard concept for some Christians to digest. The books of the New Testament were not as much theological treatises as they were personal letters (Romans being the exception). … Continue reading

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negative theology

Negative theology is a theology in which God is said to only be known through attributes that separate him from this world. Per Act and Being: It is a dogma whose truth is almost everywhere stated or assumed that the … Continue reading

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overstating your case

People inherently think that they are correct. If people did not think they were correct, they would not hold those particular views. And although everyone claims not to be perfect, few people show real actions that confirm that they think … Continue reading

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