Why Didn’t Paul Mention the Virgin Birth of Jesus?

Apologetics and Theology

Jesus Mythicists frequently comment on Paul’s lack of description of aspects of Jesus’ life, including the virgin birth. Does Paul omission of this event mean that Paul was unaware of it or rejected it? It […]

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4 Ways in Which the Incarnation of Jesus Christ is Unique

Incarnation

People who subscribe to the Jesus Myth Theory argue that there is nothing unique to the incarnation of Jesus. They attempt to draw all sorts of parallels that end up disappearing as soon as you […]

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Was Dionysus Born of a Virgin?

Apologetics and Theology

Some time back I responded to the claim of the Jesus Myth Theory (JMT) that the Egyptian god Horus was born of a virgin. The evidence demonstrated that Horus was not born of a virgin. But […]

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Mary, Isis and the Great Virgin

Apologetics and Theology

In a previous post, I demonstrated that Horus was not born of a virgin as Isis was likely not a virgin before the conception and because Horus was conceived through sexual intercourse. That would seem […]

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Was Horus Born of a Virgin?

Horus

Among those who promote the Jesus Myth, one of the favourite pagan gods is that of Horus. It is claimed that much of what we read in the Gospels about Jesus is found in the […]

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7 Things You Need to Know About Jesus

Apologetics and Theology

The point at which a movement usually moves from orthodoxy to heresy is its understanding of Jesus. If we get Jesus wrong, we get everything wrong. 1. Jesus is not a created being. The Arian […]

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Karl Barth on the Virgin Birth

Virgin Birth

The man Jesus of Nazareth is not the true Son of God because He was conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary.  On the contrary, because He is the true Son […]

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People Kill

Apologetics and Theology

I have just finished reading the chapter “Religion Kills.”  It was a very frustrating chapter to read.  Hitchens’ argument is that religion seems to lead to greater violence.  His evidence is that numerous groups that […]

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Mary and Pagan Virgin Mothers

Mary

Very often, skeptics claim that Mary, the mother of Jesus, is just another version of other pagan virgin mothers such as Isis.  I have done some work to demonstrate that often these pagan mothers are […]

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Why Do I Believe in the Virgin Birth?

There has been quite a conversation about the virgin birth on my post comparing the virgin birth of Laozi and I thought it was time to take it to a new post.  I would like […]

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Laozi, Jesus and the Virgin Birth

One of the most common arguments of the Jesus myth hypothesis is that the virgin birth of Jesus in the Gospels is just another version of the many virgin births in other religions.  When one […]

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Virgin Birth

Apologetics and Theology

How much of the Gospel accounts about Jesus are historical?  What actually happened in Jesus’ life and what was the invention of the Gospel writers?  E.P. Sanders says in his book The Historical Figure of Jesus, […]

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