Perhaps it was poor wording on my part. Obviously I was not under the impression that you were a theist of any kind, so of course I understand that you see them all as stories.
But what you claimed was that the story which was…"
"You can ask the same of any alleged historical figure. The same requirements for evidence would need to be applied. The problem is that the historical evidence for Jesus is woefully paltry by comparison with other historical…"
"I told a friend to Google Horus and she see the same story with names changed hundreds of years previous."
So you're saying Horus was born of a virgin and roughly the same stories were told about him as…"
"You can ask the same of any alleged historical figure. The same requirements for evidence would need to be applied. The problem is that the historical evidence for Jesus is woefully paltry by comparison with other historical figures and…"
"jesusneverexisted.com is an apologist site that has a big, blunt and very unsubtle anti-religious axe grind.
Surprise surprise, that doesn't exactly make them objective.
In actual academic circles the idea that Jesus never existed (whatever…"
"The thing is that there is a chance that Jesus existed, but he was probably a regular man who wanted simply to teach others to be kind to each other as opposed to the magician in which the bible portrays him as being."
"Not only does there appear to be no historical evidence for Jesus of Nazareth (who is really who people are talking about), there is a good chance there was never a Nazareth.
Try this site: Jesusneverexisted.com"
"There is quite a bit of difference btwn there being significant evidence that there was an entity that was the divine Jesus of the bibull and being able to provide at all significant proof that this myth had absolutely no basis in fact. I can't…"
"Usually when people ask that question or make the statement that Jesus either did or didn't exist they mean the "Biblical Jesus" as he is described in the New Testament. Once you stray from that question you have an infinite variety…"
"I've read that there's evidence to suggest that Jesus was merely the western equiviliant of the Buddah and that the New Testimate was actually inspired by the stories of Buddah. Does anyone know more about this?
I personally think Jesus…"