Top Five Experiences as an Apologist

Apologist

I have been involved in apologetics almost as long as I have had an adult faith. Apologetics is simply providing reasons for belief. Since I came out of a number of years as an atheist, […]

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Thoughts on the Passing of Tom Harpur

Apologetics and Theology

My introduction to the world of publishing and a major step in my involvement in apologetics is due to Tom Harpur. I was sad to hear that Tom Harpur passed away on January 2, 2017. […]

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Why Should We Care About the Jesus Myth?

Jesus Myth

What is the Jesus myth theory? There are a number of variations of this concept. The version I originally came into contact with claimed that there was no historical Jesus and that the Jesus of […]

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Theophilus on Early Christian Attitudes Toward Mythology

Apologetics and Theology

Authors such as Tom Harpur, suggest that not only was Jesus based on already existing pagan god-men, but the early church was well aware of this.  According to Harpur and others, it was only much […]

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What We Can Learn From Tom Harpur

As many people know, I have some serious disagreements with Tom Harpur.  However, it is easy to get so caught up in how much we disagree that we neglect to take the opportunity to learn. […]

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Unmasking the Pagan Christ DVD

If you are interested in getting the DVD of the Unmasking to Pagan Christ documentary that was produced a year or so back by David Brady Productions, they are available for approximately $20 plus shipping. […]

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Ancient Mystery Cults

It is quite common for people to claim that the story of Jesus is based on the ancient mystery religions such as that devoted to Mithras, Osiris-Isis etc.  The best way to respond to such […]

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Documentary Clip

Here is a clip from the documentary based on our book Unmasking the Pagan Christ which is airing tonight (April 2) on Vision TV. For those of you in the U.S., keep watching the listings […]

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Top Ten Problems With the Jesus Myth Theory

Jesus Myth

As I sit here watching the documentary on Tom Harpur’s Pagan Christ, I find myself reminded of all the problems that I see in the Jesus myth theory.  I will share my top ten problems […]

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Documentary Update

There has been some interest in the Unmasking the Pagan Christ documentary.  The documentary will be on Vision on April 2.  It is also available on HDNet on March 12 and 14.  You can find […]

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Unmasking the Pagan Christ: The Documentary

In 2004, former Anglican priest and New Testament professor Tom Harpur wrote a book called The Pagan Christ, in which he argued that there was no historical Jesus but that the Gospels are Jewish versions […]

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Reading the Bible Literally

One of the issues that comes up often concerns how literal to read the Bible.  Often times our view of interpretation is defined by our attitude toward inspiration.  Some liberals take the Bible as just […]

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The Raising of El-Asar-us?

The following is an excerpt from our book Unmasking the Pagan Christ. In many ways the argument we give in this section should not be necessary as the suggestion of equating the raising of Lazarus […]

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Fabricating Jesus

Apologetics and Theology

I just finished reading Craig A. Evans’ Fabricating Jesus: How Modern Scholars Distort the Gospels.  This was one of the best books on apologetics that I have ever read.  Evans tackles the Jesus Seminar, John […]

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Wine into Water

I have a new article published in the McMaster Journal of Theology and Ministry. It is a response to Tom Harpur’s latest book, Water into Wine. My article is entitled “Turning Wine into Water: Tom […]

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Origen of the Problem

Apologetics and Theology

When writers attempt to revise the meaning of Christianity, imposing their own radical views, one of the ancient authors that they are often drawn to is the Alexandrian scholar Origen. Origen lived 185-254 AD, was […]

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