This is a dialogue between former Archbishop of Canterbury (head of the Church of England) and myself at Cambridge University. The Williams with the beard is the former Archbishop, the Williams without a beard is the Muslim. Very confusing..
Reblogged from Professor Bart Ehrman’s Blog I mentioned in a previous post the scarcely-remembered-these-days Diogenes Poliorcetes (Diogenes, the Conqueror of Cities), who was acclaimed as a divine being by a hymn-writer (and others) in Athens because he liberated them from their… Read More ›
It has been claimed that “The Triune God exists as three centers of consciousness.” Do you agree? If yes why? If not, why not?
The Apostles’ Creed says nothing explicitly about the divinity of either Jesus or the Holy Spirit. Today historians consider it to be a 2nd century work – so it was not authored by any of the disciples of Jesus. The… Read More ›
Bob Seidensticker writes: I’m afraid that the crucifixion story doesn’t strike me as that big a deal.The Christian will say that death by crucifixion was a horrible, humiliating way to die. That the death of Jesus was a tremendous sacrifice, more… Read More ›
This Easter Christians ponder a story that has been told over and over for the past 2000 years: that the Jewish Messiah, Jesus of Nazareth, made a sacrifice of his own life to make mankind right with God (variants of… Read More ›