Daily Archives: 2007-04-06 20:45:21 GMT+0000

For fundamentalists only: Isaiah 53 in context

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Why I like to be late when dating the gospels (and acts)

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Archer and Moloney’s Judas Gospel still not quite right

I have to confess I could not resist reading Archer and Moloney’s Gospel According to Judas — damn temptation! read more »

That other suspect entry in Josephus

There are two passages in Josephus that refer to Jesus Christ. The first one in Book 18 of his “Antiquities of the Jews” is widely known as the Testimonium Flavianum (TF) (=the testimony of Flavius Josephus). Another, in Book 20, is a briefer reference but it is cited in major works as authentic to Josephus, and not the work of a Christian scribe. It’s this latter reference under discussion here. read more »

Seasons Greetings from Life of Brian

Can’t resist linking one of me favourites from Monty Python here at this time of year.

Even better that the Brobdingnagian Bards let us play the happy tune for free. Check out: Always Look on the Bright Side of Life (from Monty Python) read more »