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Were events in Jesus' life copied
from earlier saviors/god-men/heroes?

Overview:

There are not many religious topics that are more controversial than that covered in this section. These essays have generated many negative emails to us.

bullet Most conservative Christians believe that God inspired the authors of the Bible to write material that is inerrant -- without error. Thus the Gospels and other books in the Christian Scriptures (New Testament) are completely accurate in their description of Jesus as Lord and Savior, 100% God and 100% human.
 
bullet Most progressive Christians believe that much material in the Christian Scriptures is actually folklore -- myths that grew up around the memory of Jesus during the 40 to 70 years between his execution and the writing of the four Gospels which were accepted into the Bible. During that interval, stories about Jesus' magical powers, his supernatural origins, etc. accumulated to produce a mixture of Yeshua, the itinerate teacher / native healer and Jesus Christ, Lord and Savior.

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 Topics covered in this section:

bullet A comparison of beliefs about Jesus' life events by Christians and others
 
bullet Introduction: were events in Jesus' life copied from others?
 
bulletstar symbol Similarities between Christianity and Paganism; reasons; implications

bulletLinks between Jesus and Semitic or Indo-European heroes/god-men < This seems to be the most controversial essay
 
bulletSpecific Links between Jesus and other god-men & saviors:
 
bullet Specific life events shared by Jesus and at least one other god-man
 
bulletA Jesus - Horus linkage? < This seems to be the second most controversial essay
 
bullet A Jesus - Osiris/Dionysus linkage?
 
bullet A Jesus - Krishna linkage
bullet Specific similarities between Krishna and Christ
 
bullet Links between astronomy, the life stories of Yeshua of Nazareth (a.k.a. Jesus Christ) and other deities.
 
bullet Books describing the links between Jesus, Horus, and other Pagan God-men
 

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