Jesus Always Existed

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The Raglan Reduction

Pagan Copycat Theories 01/15/19

A look at the theories of Lord Raglan.

Minor League Copycats

Pagan Copycat Theories 01/15/19

A potpourri of failed copycat Christs.

Dionysus

Pagan Copycat Theories 01/14/19

Is the god of wine a match for Jesus?

Attis

Pagan Copycat Theories 01/14/19

Attis is another pagan Christ by sleight of semantic hand.

Horus and Osiris

Pagan Copycat Theories 01/14/19

Parallels between Jesus and these Egyptian deities requires imagination -- and obfuscation.

Krishna

Pagan Copycat Theories 01/14/19

Jesus didn't borrow from Krishna -- it was the other way around!

Buddha

Pagan Copycat Theories 01/14/19

Claims that Buddha was an imitation Christ are based mostly on semantic sleight of hand.

Zoroaster

Pagan Copycat Theories 01/14/19

Zoroaster's data is much too late for him to be a copycat Christ.

The Tale of William Tell

Secular References 01/14/19

William Tell is an excellent example of a non-historical personage who debubnks the Jesus-myth.

Refuting Rembserg's List

Secular References 01/14/19

What do we make of lists of historians who did not mention Jesus?

The Testimony of Pliny and Lucian

Secular References 01/14/19

Pliny and Lucian provide minor but useful references to the historical Jesus.

The Testimony of Josephus

Secular References 01/10/19

The Authenticity of the Shorter Reference to Jesus

Videos on Josephus

Secular References 01/10/19

A series on the authenticity of Josephus' reference to Jesus.

Debunking the Jesus Myth Part 2: the Pagan Copycat Theory - James Patrick Holding

Videos on Mithra

Pagan Copycat Theories 12/02/18

View supplementary videos critiquing Mithra/Jesus comparisons.

Debunking the Jesus Myth Part 2: the Pagan Copycat Theory - James Patrick Holding

Mithra

Pagan Copycat Theories 12/02/18

Get the historical facts on Mithra.

Debunking the Jesus Myth Part 1: the Pagan Copycat Theory - James Patrick Holding

Videos on Tacitus

Secular References 12/02/18

View supplementary videos on Tacitus as a secular reference.

Debunking the Jesus Myth Part 1: the Pagan Copycat Theory - James Patrick Holding

The Testimony of Tacitus

Secular References 12/02/18

Learn about Tactitus and the scholarly consensus on his writings