[Part 1] [Part 2] [Part 3] [Part 4] [Part 5] [Part 6] I recently finished reading an English translation of a second-century Christian work, the Diatessaron, by Tatian the Assyrian. In a new series of posts we look at twelve things the Diatessaron shows us about early Christianity and the New Testament Gospels. What is
“The goodness we have reached is a house built on piles driven into black slime.” “One, two, three, four, five, six, seven / All good children go to heaven.” So sang Paul McCartney in the Beatles’ 1969 song, ‘You Never Give Me Your Money.’ Now this may just be a silly little ditty. But the
BBC responds to accusation that it deliberately ignored the Reformation I recently sent a letter of complaint to the BBC regarding the lack of content on the BBC website about the important 500th anniversary of the Reformation. The letter I sent to them was as follows:— Mr. Graham Harter [address supplied] BBC Complaints PO Box
Four-year-old, irrelevant article is rehashed to churn up advertising revenue Yesterday (10th November) the Independent Online re-publicized “stunning claims” on Facebook that the “story of Jesus Christ was ‘fabricated to pacify the poor’, [according to] controversial Biblical scholar” — only to point to a news story which was printed in October 2013 and is now
‘Detective story’ about discovery of ‘new’ Mary Magdalene account gets fresh, undeserved airing via Facebook On Tuesday 31st October — the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Reformation — the Independent Online celebrated by re-hashing and re-publicizing on Facebook an 18-month-old article about a discredited book by Professor Barrie Wilson and writer Simcha Jacobovici
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