2nd Temple Judaism & Jesus: an Attempt to Unite Noahic Peoples (70 Nations)

Let’s talk about how Jesus chose 70 & sent them, because (to the Hellenistic, 2nd Temple Jew) “the world” meant only the peoples, who descend from Noah, as defined by the ‘Table of (70) Nations’ found in the 1st Book of Moshe (ch. 10), which serves as Semitic origin myth. The 70 names... express symbolically …

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Real Talk: Authors of the Bible

No one (not even the best scholars) know with certainty who wrote the New Testament letters, just as we do not *know* who wrote the Gospels & the books of the Tanakh. All we have is “tradition” & lots of curators & editors, ranging roughly from the 500s BCE to 1500s CE. Also, said curators …

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Moon Worshippers Everywhere

Judaism is a monotheistic offshoot of Ur (Chaldean) pantheistic moon worship (Sīn). Tradition, not archaeological record, teach that around 1800 B.C.E., Abram lived in the plain of Shinar, at Ur. Also according to Hebrew tradition, Abram left his homeland and stayed a while in Haran (also a center of cult moon worship) before settling in …

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How Does Easter Relate To Jesus? The History Of Easter Explained – HistoryExtra

Why do we celebrate Easter? When did we start eating Easter eggs? Where did the Easter bunny originate? Historian Emma J Wells explores the origins of this springtime celebration and explains its religious connections [Excerpts]: Like its festive and spooky cousins, Christmas and Halloween, Easter evolved over centuries, blending Christian and non-Christian elements together. ...the …

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Bart Ehrman on why everything you’ve been told about heaven and hell is wrong

(RNS) — Best known for his popular books debunking the central assumptions of Christian Scriptures, the New Testament scholar continues this quest in his latest book, ‘Heaven and Hell: A History of the Afterlife.’ — Read on religionnews.com/2020/03/26/bart-ehrman-on-why-everything-youve-been-told-about-heaven-and-hell-is-wrong/

Reliability of the Gospels | The Defenders Conference 2019 – Gospel Differences Panel Discussion – YouTube

Hear a scholarly discussion on how to define the “Reliability” of the Gospels from: The Defenders Conference 2019 - Gospel Differences Panel Discussion - YouTube https://t.co/n3wn0BCjep — Lamb's Harbinger (aka Samwise🌋Gamgee Kean) (@LambsHarbinger) October 28, 2019 OTHER RESOURCES: I made a couple of tactical mistakes:1. not challenging his substitution of my word ‘headlong’ by ‘headfirst’ …

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5 Major Reasons I Still Believe Jesus

I accept the gospels, not b/c of their inerrancy, but b/c of their having been received/approved by a community as accurate to their accounts, which accounts undermined the Roman Empire & 2nd Temple Judaism. I believe it just as I believe indigenous history v. USA’s version. — Lamb's Harbinger (aka @OtterFella) (@LambsHarbinger) October 24, 2019 …

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