Posted by bad_luck on 9/26/2012 4:45:00 PM (view original):Evidence contained only in the Bible is not evidence. It's a story.
Can we use Dawkins as a source for other material, or is that the only quote of his that you want to use?
I don't care what Dawkins said about what other historians would admit. The Jesus that is described in the Bible is a fictional character. No one walks on water or rises from the dead. The son of god was not born on Christmas to a virgin mom 2000 years ago. I'm sure there were dudes walking around claiming to be the son of god and I'm sure some of them had followers devoted to the delusion, but one guy who actually was the son of god didn't exist.
Posted by bad_luck on 9/26/2012 4:53:00 PM (view original):If he wasn't divine, what is there to distinguish him from other crazy people running around claiming they were god? If Jesus wasn't divine, he didn't exist. His divinity is his entire identity.
Posted by swamphawk22 on 9/27/2012 1:22:00 AM (view original):what about some variation of inteligent design.
Posted by tecwrg on 9/26/2012 10:25:00 PM (view original):Posted by bad_luck on 9/26/2012 4:53:00 PM (view original):If he wasn't divine, what is there to distinguish him from other crazy people running around claiming they were god? If Jesus wasn't divine, he didn't exist. His divinity is his entire identity.Dumbest. Argument. Ever.
If George Washington had not been President of the United States, could one argue that he also did not exist?
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