Richard Carrier-On the Historicity of Jesus. Very compelling evidence to refute the corporeal Christ!
Our good friend the Ark wrote this and it occurred to me to ask a very pertinent question. At what point in the history of the church did the gospel authors get the title saint? I don’t think anyone writing would have called himself St Mathew.
I don’t understand this inspiration business. Since the gospel authors do not claim to be witnesses for example Luke 1: 1-4 , how do they claim to know what Jesus thought in some occasions when he was in private? How did they know?
And why should we believe these people? Why should we take them seriously and dismiss the Odyssey with the stories of Minerva. Is not the gospels high fiction where we have a man born of a virgin, hang on a cross and then an empty grave followed by ascension to heaven ensuring there is no scrap of evidence left behind to…
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