Coincidentally with my own two posts Richard Carrier has been posting on two other reactions to the widening interest in questions about the historicity of Jesus. He takes the trouble to respond to James McGrath’s typically dishonest nonsense (this time against Raphael Lataster’s new book), and to respond point by point to John Tors’ reaction to Brian Bethune’s Macleans’ article.
On Stanley Porter’s reaction: Biblical Scholars Reacting to Public Interest in Mythicism: Part 1
On Philip Jenkins’ reaction: Biblical Scholars Reacting . . . Part 2