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On Josephus in the Biblical Errancy newsletter: McKinsey: “This passage is so obviously spurious that it is astonishing to find a single theologian left in our time . The Encyclopedia of Biblical Errancy has 34 ratings and 4 reviews. Josh said: Anyone who claims themselves to be Christian needs to read this book, and b. This important new volume is the most comprehensive critique of the Bible ever written. Author C. Dennis McKinsey believes that Americans.

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Believers in many instances should not propound a solution as being necessarily correct, but should be content with asserting and reasoning that a solution has reasonable probability.

The rubber meets the road, however, when the claim-maker has to ‘refute the refutations’, which is the hard part. For anyone who is not christian but is interested in learning more about it, this book serves as a wonderful balance for all of the lying evangelical tripe that can be found in the religion aisle of your local dennsi. Want to Read saving….

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I think it is fair to surmise that this means that these are 22 of the best or hardest-hitting “questions” that BE could come up with on this subject. Item 1 says that “the worshippers of the sun god Serapis were also called Christians and could be referred to. This chapter is composed of “questions about Jesus” put together in a pamphlet distributed by BE.

Many alleged problems in the Bible come about because of the inadequacy of English in bringing across ideas given in the original Hebrew and Greek. It implies no such thing; perhaps McKinsey thinks that Pliny’s detailed descriptions indicate that he is trying to inform Trajan’s ignorance; but why should the fact that there were Christians in Rome mean that Trajan had to know what they believed? In The Encyclopedia of Biblical Errancy, McKinsey strives to tell both the good and the bad of biblical writings with the most comprehensive and thoroughly-researched expos?


This may or may not be true, but it is beside the point, and no barrier at all to Tacitus’ proficient research capabilities. But an alert reader has informed me that the ultimate source for this argument is a work by Robert Taylor called the Diegesiswhich quotes an alleged letter of Emperor Hadrian to his brother-in-law Servianus, which states:.

Just calling the opposition biased and dishonest, without showing this to be the case, is nothing of substance. All both sides can do is study the issue and remain humble in light of the dearth of facts. dennos

Dennis McKinsey

The Skeptic’s Annotated Bible. Does he think that it means that Jesus always stood in the same spot, or never changed his clothes? The Encyclopedia of Biblical Errancy.

Bauer himself says the letter is of “uncertain value” and regards it as “spurious. Said to be easily shown false, and indeed it can be if read outside the social context. I believe that we must sennis the facts where they lead. It is one thing to discuss somebody’s research, theses, and views — it is quite another thing to speak in hateful and provocative language about the somebody.


Chapter 1 is covered by above material. I have developed an interest in Christianity-related questions, both positive and negative, through the development of critical thinking skills that mathematics and philosophy have developed in my mind.

The Encyclopedia of Biblical Errancy by C. Dennis McKinsey

The Nature of Contradictions. This project was originally composed by myself and several contributors. The majority of the objections here are “harmonization” issues. In the discussion of blasphemy, McKinsey later makes the rhetorical question “Does that make sense considering the fact jckinsey Jesus and the Holy Spirit are equal? McKinsey has listed a few places.

Various issues about the Trinity. Emotion is not logical argument.

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And now, if the reader can permit me a few personal statements which are offered to further understand my background and approach, let me state that I am a new academician by profession, an assistant professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois.

If the authors rennis to view this as a revivification rather than a resurrection, then so be it; Jesus was revivified too. For the two ops’s above, and, in general, for any two statements that are not immediately reconcilable, there are the following options: First, i must say that i am a Christian.