2014 Internet Infidels Fundraising Drive / $36,687.89 of $40,000.00
Support Us! By providing information which is nearly impossible to find elsewhere, the Secular Web has sought to level the playing field by offering arguments and evidence challenging supernatural beliefs. In an ocean of religious confusion, help us maintain a drop of sanity!
91.72%
 

The Historical Library is provided for those doing research into the history of nontheism. It is not intended to be--and should not be used as--a source of modern, up-to-date information regarding atheistic issues. DO NOT CONTACT US ABOUT THESE DOCUMENTS. Please read the full Historical Library Disclaimer
ATTENTION: The scholarship of Kersey Graves has been questioned by numerous theists and nontheists alike; the inclusion of his The World's Sixteen Crucified Saviors in the Secular Web's Historical Library does not constitute endorsement by Internet Infidels, Inc. This document was included for historical purposes; readers should be extremely cautious in trusting anything in this book.

For more information, see: Kersey Graves and The World's Sixteen Crucified Saviors by Richard Carrier

PREFACE

EXPLANATION

INTRODUCTION

ADDRESS TO THE CLERGY

CHAPTER I : RIVAL CLAIMS OF THE SAVIORS

CHAPTER II : MESSIANIC PROPHECIES

CHAPTER III : PROPHECIES BY THE FIGURE OF A SERPENT

CHAPTER IV : MIRACULOUS AND IMMACULATE CONCEPTION OF THE GODS

CHAPTER V : VIRGIN MOTHERS AND VIRGIN-BORN GODS

CHAPTER VI : STARS POINT OUT THE TIME AND THE SAVIORS' BIRTH-PLACE

CHAPTER VII : ANGELS, SHEPHERDS, AND MAGI VISIT THE INFANT SAVIORS

CHAPTER VIII : THE TWENTY-FIFTH OF DECEMBER THE BIRTHDAY OF THE GODS

CHAPTER IX : TITLES OF THE SAVIORS

CHAPTER X : THE SAVIORS OF ROYAL DESCENT, BUT HUMBLE BIRTH

CHAPTER XI : CHRIST'S GENEALOGY

CHAPTER XII : THE WORLD'S SAVIORS SAVED PROM DESTRUCTION IN INFANCY

CHAPTER XIII : THE SAVIORS EXHIBIT EARLY PROOFS OF DIVINITY

CHAPTER XIV : THE SAVIORS' KINGDOMS NOT OF THIS WORLD

CHAPTER XV : THE SAVIORS ARE REAL PERSONAGES

CHAPTER XVI : SIXTEEN SAVIORS CRUCIFIED

CHAPTER XVII : THE APHANASIA, OR DARKNESS, AT THE CRUCIFIXION

CHAPTER XVIII : DESCENT OF THE SAVIORS INTO HELL

CHAPTER XIX : RESURRECTION OF THE SAVIOR

CHAPTER XX : REAPPEARANCE AND ASCENSION OF THE SAVIORS

CHAPTER XXI : THE ATONEMENT: ITS ORIENTAL OR HEATHEN ORIGIN

CHAPTER XXII : THE HOLY GHOST OF ORIENTAL ORIGIN

CHAPTER XXIII : THE DIVINE "WORD" OF ORIENTAL ORIGIN

CHAPTER XXIV : THE TRINITY VERY ANCIENTLY A CURRENT HEATHEN DOCTRINE

CHAPTER XXV : ABSOLUTION, OR THE CONFESSION OF SINS, OF HEATHEN ORIGIN

CHAPTER XXVI : ORIGIN OF BAPTISM BY WATER, FIRE, BLOOD, AND THE HOLY GHOST

CHAPTER XXVII : THE SACRAMENT OR EUCHARIST OF HEATHEN ORIGIN

CHAPTER XXVIII : ANOINTING WITH OIL OF ORIENTAL ORIGIN

CHAPTER XXIX : HOW MEN, INCLUDING JESUS CHRIST, CAME TO BE WORSHIPPED AS GODS

CHAPTER XXX : SACRED CYCLES EXPLAINING THE ADVENT OF THE GODS, THE MASTER-KEY TO THE DIVINITY OF JESUS CHRIST

CHAPTER XXXI : CHRISTIANITY DERIVED FROM HEATHEN AND ORIENTAL SYSTEMS

CHAPTER XXXII : THREE HUNDRED AND FORTY-SIX STRIKING ANALOGIES BETWEEN CHRIST AND CHRISHNA

CHAPTER XXXIII : APPOLONIUS, OSIRUS, AND MAGUS AS GODS

CHAPTER XXXIV : THE THREE PILLARS OF THE CHRISTIAN FAITH -- MIRACLES, PROPHECIES, AND PRECEPTS

CHAPTER XXXV : LOGICAL OR COMMON-SENSE VIEW OF THE DOCTRINE OF DIVINE INCARNATION

CHAPTER XXXVI : PHLOSOPHICAL ABSURDITIES OF THE DOCTRINE OF THE DIVINE INCARNATION

CHAPTER XXXVII : PHYSIOLOGICAL ABSURDITIES OF THE DOCTRINE OF THE DIVINE INCARNATION

CHAPTER XXXVIII : A HISTORICAL VIEW OF THE DIVINITY OF JESUS CHRIST

CHAPTER XXXIX : THE SCRIPTURAL VIEW OF CHRIST'S DIVINITY

CHAPTER XL : A METONYMIC VIEW OF THE DIVINITY OF JESUS CHRIST

CHAPTER XLI : THE PRECEPTS AND PRACTICAL LIFE OF JESUS CHRIST

CHAPTER XLII : CHRIST AS A SPIRITUAL MEDIUM

CHAPTER XLIII : CONVERSION, REPENTANCE, AND "GETTING RELIGION" OF HEATHEN ORIGIN

CHAPTER XLIV : THE MORAL LESSONS OF RELIGIOUS HISTORY

CHAPTER XLV : CONCLUSION AND REVIEW

NOTE OF EXPLANATION

/library/historical/disclaimer.html
The Historical Library is provided for those doing research into the history of nontheism. It is not intended to be--and should not be used as--a source of modern, up-to-date information regarding atheistic issues. DO NOT CONTACT US ABOUT THESE DOCUMENTS. Please read the full Historical Library Disclaimer
Top