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The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
The Jesus Double-Act
Is it possible that there were two Jesus', and that the histories of both have become entwined in the modern Bible? An examination of the evidence suggests that this is not only possible, but highly probable. To begin with, let us look at the Gospels....
Christianity >> The Bible
King James Bible: John, Chapter 11
Chapter 11 11:1 Now a certain man was sick, named Lazarus, of Bethany, the town of Mary and her sister Martha. 11:2 (It was that Mary which anointed the Lord with ointment, and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was sick.) 11:3 Therefore his...
New Testament >> John
King James Bible: John, Chapter 6
Chapter 6 6:1 After these things Jesus went over the sea of Galilee, which is the sea of Tiberias. 6:2 And a great multitude followed him, because they saw his miracles which he did on them that were diseased. 6:3 And Jesus went up into a mountain, and there...
New Testament >> John
King James Bible: Matthew, Chapter 26
Chapter 26 26:1 And it came to pass, when Jesus had finished all these sayings, he said unto his disciples, 26:2 Ye know that after two days is the feast of the passover, and the Son of man is betrayed to be crucified. 26:3 Then assembled together the chief...
New Testament >> Matthew
King James Bible: John, Chapter 19
Chapter 19 19:1 Then Pilate therefore took Jesus, and scourged him. 19:2 And the soldiers platted a crown of thorns, and put it on his head, and they put on him a purple robe, 19:3 And said, Hail, King of the Jews! and they smote him with their hands. 19:4...
New Testament >> John
King James Bible: John, Chapter 18
Chapter 18 18:1 When Jesus had spoken these words, he went forth with his disciples over the brook Cedron, where was a garden, into the which he entered, and his disciples. 18:2 And Judas also, which betrayed him, knew the place: for Jesus ofttimes resorted...
New Testament >> John

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The Historical Jesus Course Syllabus
Who was the historical Jesus of Nazareth? What did he actually say and do, as contrasted with what early Christians (e.g.
Historical Jesus
on the historical Jesus and the Law has been to a great degree wrong.
The historical Jesus of archaeology and history
New Testament. Chapter 1. JESUS CHRIST THE MESSIAH.

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Encountering the Historical Jesus
My book group has been reading about the historical Jesus, a hot topic in both scholarship and the larger world of Christian belief. We are now tackling The Historical Jesus: Five Views.
A Hitchhiker's Guide to Jesus—- For Those Who Care about the Historical Jesus
There are good books, and there are great books on the historical Jesus, and The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Historical Jesus (Baker, May 2011, $22.99 list). falls into the latter category, on top of which its a lot of fun to read.
Does God support mountaintop removal mining?
Historical Jesus Theories, – the names of many of the contemporary historical Jesus scholars and the ti-tles of their over 100 books on the subject.
Losing, and gaining, followers
Posted By: Dan... you do realize the historical Jesus was likely a very dark, black / brown skin man. | August 02, 2011 at 10:08 AM For an article on the Obama Campaign, Ben should use a source fron the RNC?
The Irish Times - Saturday, August 20, 2011
But on the other hand we believe that the historical Jesus has given us more than a glimpse of the mystery of God.

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Historical Jesus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The term historical Jesus refers to scholarly reconstructions of the 1st-century figure Jesus of Nazareth.
Did Jesus exist?
Amazingly, the question of an actual historical Jesus rarely confronts the religious believer.
Historical Jesus Theories
Find the historical Jesus with help from a wide variety of sources.
Jesus Many Faces - The Historical Jesus | From Jesus To Christ
hat is the connection between these personae and the historical Jesus, the flesh- and-blood preacher of ancient Israel executed by the Romans?
Q and A: Who Was the Historical Jesus?: Discovery News
Apr 3, 2009 Biblical scholar Rachel Havrelock discusses the historical Jesus and some common misconceptions about early Christianity.

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