Ken Temple and “Good Science”: Debunking Another Christian Lie Originally posted on the Quran and Bible Blog بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْم “After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came… Read More ›
I compare: Acts 16:30f Mark 10.17-22 The evangelical Christian typically (in my experience) drastically empties the words of Jesus of their evident meaning because taken by themselves they imply that eternal life may be ensured through the keeping of the… Read More ›
I look at the archeological evidence
Why this matters and its significance for Islam
“Arguably the most distinctive feature of the early Christian literature,” writes Dr Bart Ehrman, “is the degree to which it was forged: The Homilies and Recognitions of Clement; Paul’s letters to and from Seneca; Gospels by Peter, Thomas, and Philip;… Read More ›
“Not one of his bones will be broken”: How the Gospel of John Misappropriated the Passover Sacrifice
“Not one of his bones will be broken”: How the Gospel of John Misappropriated the Passover Sacrifice Originally posted on the Quran and Bible Blog بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْم “These things happened so that the scripture would be fulfilled: “Not… Read More ›
Anyone who called Jesus a miracle-working Jewish rabbi, the Son of God, would have been easily understood: other righteous Jews, both before Jesus, and afterward, were similarly portrayed.
The final part of Dr Tim Winter’s essay concludes with the accusation that the required belief in the incoherent Trinity has contributed to the wider crisis of faith in the West and even played a significant role in the rise… Read More ›
Section on New Testament Christology, with a few words to salafi critics of Dr Tim Winter and my reading of his work.
Subject: The Biblical witness. Is the Trinity taught in the Bible? Dr Winter says No: “God’s only number is one. The idea of a perichoretic union of self-awareness hypostases, each of which was entirely God, came later.” page 349.
The book I quote from ‘Debating Christian Theism‘ contains new essays on central topics by a number of distinguished scholars. It should not only prove of general interest but would provide an excellent supplemental text for undergraduate and graduate courses… Read More ›