Daily Archives: January 26, 2018

Two Views of Suffering: Atheist Existentialism and Christianity — Douglas Groothuis, Ph.D.

By nature, we all avoid suffering, and suffering comes in so many varieties. We attend funerals and sob. We visited a loved one in a psychiatric unit and wonder how live ever got this bad. We consider animal cruelty and … Continue reading

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Bart Ehrman and Jodi Magness on the Burial of Jesus and the Empty Tomb

Originally posted on Κέλσος:
It’s been almost four years since Bart Ehrman’s How Jesus Became God was published, and one of the points of controversy that arose when the book was first released is the fact that Ehrman does not endorse…

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Numismatic Evidence that Corroborates Suetonius’ Life of Otho and Contradicts the Gospels

Originally posted on Κέλσος:
To follow up on my previous review of Christian scholar Craig Keener’s “Otho: A Targeted Comparison” in Biographies and Jesus, I’d like to briefly discuss the relevance of numismatic evidence in evaluating Suetonius’ Life of Otho in comparison to…

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