Thou Shall Not Kill. Just Kidding!

One of the fiercest penalties in the Old Testament is the one exacted for blasphemy. It is still in force in certain countries. Section 295-C of the Pakistan penal code prescribes the death penalty for this crime. On August 18, 2001, Dr Younis Shaikh,...

Early Christians Spill the Beans

In the face of criticism that Christianity was fabricated, Eusebius sought to demonstrate it was not "novel or strange" by claiming it was based on older ideas:    . . . although we certainly are a youthful people and this undeniably new name of...

Jesus the Unknown Celebrity

A virgin-born son of God who was famed widely as a great teacher and wonderworker, miraculously healing and feeding multitudes, walking on water and raising the dead; who was transfigured on a mount into a shining sun; whose crucifixion was...

Christianity Crumbles

As to the reliability of both Old and New Testaments, not one line of the Bible has a known author, and but few incidents of it are corroborated by other testimony. Thus, Christianity is based upon a false proposition, and, without the inspired...

Phony Prophecies; Common Christs

Many people believe that the biblical tale of Jesus must be true because the Bible itself predicted his advent and because so many other Old Testament prophecies had come true, demonstrating that the book was indeed "God's word". First of all, much of...

Acts Facts

In addition to the hundreds of epistles and gospels written during the first centuries were many "Acts" of this apostle or that. The canonical Acts of the Apostles cannot be dated earlier than the end of the second century, long after the purported...

Gospel Means Magic, Delusion

In the gospels Jesus himself makes many illogical contradictions concerning some of his most important teachings. First he states that he is sent only "to the lost sheep of Israel" and forbids his disciples to preach to the Gentiles. Then he is made...

John's Con

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John was the last of the canonical gospels to be written, probably around 90-95 CE. By then, most or all of Jesus' generation had died, i...

Dear God,

You probably don't remember this, but last night I prayed that today you would make these things come to pass: I prayed for the sun to rise in the east, water to flow downhill, mountains to stay where they are, gravity to hold people on the surface of...

Paul Didn't Know Jesus? Very Strange.

The various gospels, of which only four are now accepted as "canonical" or "genuine", are not the earliest Christian texts. The earliest canonical texts are demonstrably the Epistles of Paul.     * * * * *   The various Pauline epistles...