What attracted Jesus to John the Baptist? John exercised a large-scale and high successful prophetic ministry of repentance to Israel. He called upon the whole of Israel to return to the Lord, and he backed this up with ethical teaching…. Read More ›
Before the Enlightenment, the canonical Gospels were thought of as, among other things, written copies of the past. The documents and the history beneath them were taken to be, for all practical Christian purposes, identical. Modernity, however, has inserted a… Read More ›
The Christian Church today celebrates Trinity Sunday. Here are some reflections on the incoherence of Trinitarianism.
In the Bible, Jesus sometimes appears explicitly to deny that he is divine. Texts include, “Why do you call me good? No one is good but God alone (Mark 10:18), and “The son can do nothing of his own accord,… Read More ›
‘Much of what the Gospels tell us about Jesus, his teaching, healings and other miracles, are not mentioned in Irenaeus’ rule of faith and would not be mentioned in later creeds either. Rudolf Bultmann claimed that in John’s gospel, ‘the… Read More ›
Compare these two different answers to the question how one may be saved: a) Then he [the jailer in Philippi] brought them outside and said, “Sirs, what must I do to be saved?” They answered, “Believe on the Lord Jesus,… Read More ›
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 ›
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.