A recent find, an ossuary (or bonebox) may be evidence that Jesus existed. Carrier compares the facts and arguments, pro and con, and offers his expert opinion.
Published on the Secular Web
Did Jesus Exist? Earl Doherty and the Argument to Ahistoricity (2002) What follows is a critical review of The Jesus Puzzle: Did Christianity Begin with a Mythical Christ? Challenging the Existence of an Historical Jesus, a work by Earl Doherty (Canadian Humanist Publications: Ottawa, Canada; revised edition, 2000). This does not address anything on Doherty’s […]
It’s been over two years, but it’s not too late: VHS copies of the debate between lawyer Edward Tabash and renowned apologist William Lane Craig are now available at the Secular Web. Debaters, aspiring debaters and fans of theism-atheism debates everywhere will definitely want a copy!
Richard Carrier looks at a prime example of the “genre” of medical literature that declares Jesus died, and finds it hopelessly wanting, especially for their incompetent historical method.
When Cupid’s arrow strikes, is it mere molecules in motion or have we finally found our soul mate? Carrier explores nature’s greatest mystery — amore! — as well as the notion of physical beauty, impulse, biology, and Hollywood’s obsession with sex.
What ever happened to Solon? An Ancient Greek who founded democracy and the concept of equality, Solon’s work is the true inspiration behind America. His moral code far outshines Moses’ Ten Commandments and would be a much more appropriate document to place within our public schools. It is time that the long forgotten Athenian be resurrected.