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Response to RobertEarl (Original post)

Wed Aug 8, 2012, 01:12 AM

3. Which fucking Jesus?

The Jesus of The Sermon on the Mount? The Jesus of Paul... I mean Saul... whoever? Of his alleged brother James? How about the powerless wimp in Mark who couldn't perform his magic in his home town, and whose apostles never seemed to catch on what he was about?

Or, my favorite, the first century version of Timothy Leary, John, the self-named Divine and his LSD trip entitled Revelation.

All portray different people. So, when somebody asks me WWJD, I respond, "Which Jesus?"

My only take away is that this has all the hallmarks of a fictional character. I cannot prove it, but I don't have to. There is no consistent history of him in the Bible and there is absolutely no history of him outside the Bible.

My favorite is that he was allegedly born in Betlehem, but was allegedly from Nazarreth, which didn't even exist when he was born.

Gotta love it. It's all made up stuff.

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