Category Archives: Jesus Theories

Did Jesus think he was God?

Originally posted on lotharlorraine:
The outstanding liberal Biblical scholar James McGrath wrote a thought-provoking post on this very topic. ? I mentioned a few posts about Bart Ehrman’s recent book yesterday, and there are already a couple more. Larry Hurtado…

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Can lies be used for the greater good?

I suggest that it is possible Jesus could have led people to believe he was the Messiah and performed a resurrection like a magician to solidify the ideas he taught. Though, I am doubtful that Jesus outright proclaimed to be … Continue reading

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“Son of Man”: holy title or human reference?

Jesus’ “Son of Man” title is seen as a holy title connected to this reference: “In my vision at night I looked, and there before me was one like a son of man, coming with the clouds of heaven. He … Continue reading

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Fully human, fully God – how this can work logically

When I hear an athlete say they are going to give 110% effort, I shake my head.  If taken literally, they are saying that they will exert themselves 10% beyond what they are capable of.  In other words, I expect … Continue reading

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The Liars for Jesus Club presents….

Some strong evidence of inconsistencies in the New Testament and scholarly commentary on them. This is a good indication that the Biblical Gospel accounts have stretched the truth significantly.

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Bible translation ALERT!!! Luke 22:70

Does Jesus admit being the Son of God?  Or does he avoid a clear proclamation? Jesus accepts the title in some versions of the Bible: They all asked, “Are you the Son of God then?” He replied, “You are right … Continue reading

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Are Christian Martyrs Proof of the Resurrection?

Originally posted on Unconventional Spirituality:
I have read a few posts this week that defend the doctrine of Jesus’ resurrection by stating that a physical bodily resurrection must have occurred because it would take something extraordinary and miraculous to cause…

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Trinity plus Humanity

I’ve been thinking and conversing more about the Trinity concept.  I watched a video the other day that attempts to make more sense of the Trinity but only ends up revealing how the concept is paradoxical and that essentially you … Continue reading

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Did God get forgiveness wrong?

Here’s a big issue I have with believing Jesus died for our sins – accepting it as truth would also be accepting that God got the idea of forgiveness wrong and had to make a change part way through human … Continue reading

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Was Jesus a child of rape?

Yes, this is a controversial subject.  Yes, there are theories that Roman soldiers at the time may have been in the area and that rapes would occur due to their presence.  How about we set those theories aside and look … Continue reading

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