Tag Archives: gospel of mark

Separating Historical Wheat from Religious Chaff

Jesus: Apocalyptic Prophet of the New Millennium, by Bart D. Ehrman – I have read several of Ehrman’s books on biblical scholarship, and I quite enjoy his writing style. It’s informative, easily accessible, and sometimes humorous. This book on Jesus … Continue reading

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The Gospel Fiction

Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ’s Childhood Pal, by Christopher Moore – I’d heard of this book before and thought it sounded interesting, so when someone returned it to the library where I was working, I decided to check … Continue reading

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Jesus Died for YOU (But Not You, Personally)

Since it’s Sunday (okay, it’s Monday, but close enough), I figured I might as well write about a few things that I fail to understand about Christianity. One is the idea of free will. Not that I don’t BELIEVE in … Continue reading

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