"O L-RD, Who are my power and my strength and my refuge in the day of trouble, to You nations will come from the ends of the earth and say, 'Only lies have our fathers handed down to us, emptiness in which there is nothing of any avail! Can a man make gods for himself, and they are no gods? 'Therefore, behold I let them know; at this time I will let them know My power and My might, and they shall know that My Name is the L-RD".
Jeremiah 16:19-21

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Christianity, Mithras and Rome …

June 9, 2011

Pre-existing Legends and the Gospels The Roman dogma is a mixture of historical and pre-existing themes. Mithraism, a religion derived from Zoroastrism, was very popular in Rome at the same time that Christianity was spreading. Mithras was believed to be the son of the sun, sent to the earth to rescue humankind. Two centuries before […]

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Jesus Puzzle – Was There No Historical Jesus? Part Two

May 11, 2011

Earl Doherty Part 2: On Comparing the Cults and Christianity Did Jesus exist? Are the origins of Christianity best explained without a founder Jesus of Nazareth? Before the Gospels do we find an historical Jesus or a Jesus myth? Enlarging on the Main Articles, this section of The Jesus Puzzle web site examines a wide […]

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The Jesus Puzzle – Was There No Historical Jesus? Part One

May 11, 2011

Earl Doherty The Mystery Cults and Christianity – Part 1: Introduction and Survey of the Cults Did Jesus exist? Are the origins of Christianity best explained without a founder Jesus of Nazareth? Before the Gospels do we find an historical Jesus or a Jesus myth? Enlarging on the Main Articles, this section of The Jesus […]

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