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The evidence about Jesus is weaker than you think


Before the European Enlightenment, virtually all New Testament experts assumed that handed-down stories about Jesus were first recorded by eye witnesses and were largely biographical. That is no longer the case. Assuming that the Jesus stories had their beginnings in one single person rather than a composite of several—or even in mythology itself—he probably was a wandering Jewish teacher in Roman-occupied Judea who offended the authorities and was executed.  Beyond that, any knowledge about the figure…
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Global evidence of extreme intuitive moral prejudice against atheists | Nature Human Behaviour


Global evidence of extreme intuitive moral prejudice against atheists | Nature Human Behaviour
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Evidence About Jesus is Weaker than You Might Think | ValerieTarico.com


Most people would be shocked to learn how little is actually known about Jesus. Note: This story was co-authored with David Fitzgerald, author of “Jesus: Mything in Action.” Before the European Enlightenment, virtually all New Testament experts assumed that handed-down stories about Jesus were first recorded by eye witnesses and were largely biographical. That is…
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In the beginning… was atheism


Earliest evidence for atheism predates Jesus by at least 500 years, Cambridge
professor argues
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