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Who really wrote the New Testament? Why do the gospels conflict on basic elements of the Jesus tale? Why does the Jesus tale have so much in common with previous savior gods we know are mythical? Who created the mythical Jesus, and who decided to turn Jesus into an “Historical Figure?” Based on the most contemporary research, “The Empty Cross: Why Jesus Didn’t Exist” answers all these questions and more.
No Historical Evidence
Just a sampling of the many historical errors and incredibilities contained in the New Testament.
The Real Jesus
Reveals both the true origin of Christianity and how the Jesus Tale was derived from earlier myths.
Many Gods in Israel
Despite what the Bible and religious authorities prefer us to believe, the people of Israel originally worshipped a pantheon of gods. The evolution to monotheism (singling out one of these gods, Yahweh, for sole worship) is traced from its inception.
Timeline To a Historical Jesus
How the emerging “Christ Schools” were affected by the Diaspora and a conflict between two Jewish sects over which of them would produce the Messiah, leading to the creation of a mythical Jesus. . . and, finally, revealing the secret of who decided to change Jesus into an historical figure!
Theologian Dr Robert Beckford investigates amazing parallels to the Christ story in other faiths, some of them predating Christianity by thousands of years. The Hindu god, Krishna, was conceived by a virgin and his birth was attended by angels, wise men and shepherds. Buddha was also the result of a miraculous birth and visited by wise men bearing gifts. Beckford attempts to unravel the mystery of why there are so many versions of the Christ story across the world and asks which is the real one.
Was the Christ Story stolen from other, older religions? Theologian Dr Robert Beckford investigates remarkable parallels between the stories of Jesus, Krishna, Buddha, Mithra, and other major religious entities, and examines how these similarities impact Christianity and its message.
Remember that episode when Michael (the conscious one in the family) wanted to hang a picture of a Black Jesus on the Wall and his mother Florida wasn’t having it? Michael attempted to explain that the bible stated that Jesus was Black. Classic episode