Skip to comments.Self-Professed ‘Bible Scholar’ Makes Explosive Allegation About Jesus... (Yeah Right)
Posted on 10/11/2013 9:53:50 AM PDT by Idaho_Cowboy
On Oct. 19, self-professed Biblical scholar Joseph Atwill is planning to make public some very flammable allegations. At a day-long symposium called "Covert Messiah" in London, England, he's set to unveil purported evidence that Roman aristocrats manufactured Jesus Christ - a claim that, if substantiated, would devalue the core of the Christian faith.
The only problem? Most Biblical experts disagree with the scholar's pronouncements.
A press release announcing the purported new evidence claims that Atwill has discovered "ancient confessions" that purportedly prove that Romans invented Jesus Christ in the first century. He has long argued that the faith system was used as a political tool to control the masses -- something he says is still going on today.
"I present my work with some ambivalence, as I do not want to directly cause Christians any harm, but this is important for our culture," he said of the alleged debunk - one that he believes will eventually be universally accepted.
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Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, Romas 1:22
Bammy’s a Constitutional Scholar.....
I’m a self-professed automotive expert, and I make the explosive allegation that Henry Ford actually stole his designs from the Model T from cave drawings found along the banks of the Euphrates.
very flammable allegations.
Christians don’t become inflamed when a crackpot spouts heresy. We pray for him.
This is what makes us different.
Of course. Only the most serious scholars go to the press before having their work peer reviewed.
Reminds me of something Satan once said to Jesus: "IF you really are the Son of God...."
why does anybody pay attention to fools like this?
“self-professed Biblical scholar “
I’m a over 50 year old guy who never played football. I think I’ll become a self-professed NFL starting quarterback.
LOL! Wow, it is amazing the stupid things people will say to get attention. He is going to be in for a shocker when he faces Jesus after his death.
I wonder if he includes the part where the leaders of the civilized world got together and said, “Hey, here’s an idea. Let’s recalibrate the calendar based on something that never happened! Show of hands!”
and somehow the romans persuaded the jews in power - the pharisees, the saducees, etc to go along with this. given how much the jews hated the romans i am sure they were more than happy to help the romans ‘manufacture’ Jesus Christ. oh yeah they got josephus to go along with their secret scheme too down the road.
now explain how the romans manufactured the 12 apostles and the fact if this is all for lies, why they all died for lies and exactly what was in it for them?!? nobody dies for lies they know are lies. people die for truth, not for lies.
15 minutes ticking away.
Though it should seem important to remember that Jesus was a Pharisee. They were the sect ordaining rabbis through the laying on of hands, and Jesus was referred to as rabbi throughout his career. Moreover modern Judaism also extends from the Pharisaic movement.
Roger that. There is a way that seems right to a man..............
My, just imagine the shock and heat this guy is going to experience when he learns there really is a hell.
Why would anyone set themselves up as the crucifiers of the Son of God?
This is beyond ridiculous but of course the leftists will celebrate this with full media coverage and force this down the throats of every student, kind of like that global warming b.s.
Meh - nothing that hasn’t been said (and debunked) before.
His thesis is that the Christ is a fraud, my antithesis is that he is a crackpot. The synthesis is that the media is actively antagonistic towards Christianity and Western Civilization values so he gets his publicity. End Results? He and his theory return rapidly to the obscurity from whence they came from.