Tag Archives: Jesus Christ

How an Ancient Egyptian Symbol Became a Christian Icon

The Phoenix Rising from Its Ashes It gives us a clue as to the reality of the Risen Christ. The phoenix is a legend of mythic proportions. Does that make it ‘fake’ news? No. But it does put us back … Continue reading

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What’s All This About a “Poached Egg”?

Clive Staples Lewis (November 29, 1898 – November 22, 1963) This post is in response to a HillFaith post I got in my email account today. Now, I have a great respect for C. S. Lewis. My parents thought he … Continue reading

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Paranoia: Were Saul of Tarsus and Josephus Contemporaries?

The Devil’s in their Details Except for the Acts of the Apostles, and Paul’s letters in the New Testament, there would be no other ‘proof’ of his existence. Isn’t it interesting how awkward that makes it for anyone believing his … Continue reading

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Josephus: Jewish-Born Roman Myth-Maker

Titus Flavius Josephus (37 – 100 AD) If you’re going to ensure that your life improves after being captured by your enemy, you need to embrace your new family as if God had foreordained their victory over you and your … Continue reading

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By Killing the Messenger, Can You Kill the Message?

Jesus and the Cosmic Christ Everyone wants their version of Jesus to be the ‘right’ one. If only it were that simple. I have never really understood what Grace is, and so I asked Daniel to tell me something about … Continue reading

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What Really Happened to Jesus After the Crucifixion?

Chapter 24: The Empty Tomb So there was a Passover Plot after all! Through the magic of hypnotic regression, we have been allowed to know what really happened, as described in this book. Eyewitness accounts of the secrets of the … Continue reading

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Farce: Did the Disciples Mistake Lazarus’ for Jesus’?

The Empty Tomb As General Frederick “Boy” Browning said: “Well, as you know, I always felt we tried to go a bridge too far.” And I think the same thing about the author of “Caesar’s Messiah”. It is thus possible … Continue reading

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“He Whom God Shall Make Manifest”

Baháʼu’lláh (November 12, 1817 – May 29, 1892) An ongoing discussion has been taking place between myself and someone who thinks he is the reincarnation of Jesus. This gets us into very interesting territory, as you can imagine. If you … Continue reading

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Satire: The Gospels as a “Jewish War” Prequel

Caesar’s Messiah (2005) I’ve always had this nagging feeling of unease when reading the stories of Jesus in the New Testament. I wrote of it before, preferring The Gospel of Thomas to the other ‘authorized’ gospels, even John’s. That a … Continue reading

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How the “Son of Man” Became the Son of a God

Titus (December 30, 39 AD – September 13, 81 AD) Just when I thought I was done with Roman Emperors, another one makes me take notice. This is due to starting to read “Caesar’s Messiah” yesterday (and continuing today). This … Continue reading

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