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Unmasking the Jesus Myth

Unmasking the Jesus Myth

By Stephen J Bedard

A podcast dedicated to responding to the Jesus Myth Theory.
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11 - Why I Refuse to Debate Jesus Mythicists
11 - Why I Refuse to Debate Jesus Mythicists
I am happy to present the evidence for the historical Jesus but I refuse to debate Jesus Mythicists? Is it because that I am afraid that I will encounter evidence that Jesus never existed? In this episode, I reveal why I am never planning on debating a Jesus Mythicist. Support this podcast through Patreon. Visit my website.
07:48
February 02, 2023
12 - Was Dionysus Born of a Virgin?
12 - Was Dionysus Born of a Virgin?
One of the supposed parallels to Jesus is the Greek god Dionysus. It is suggested by some Mythicists that the wine god was born of a virgin just like Jesus. Is this true? We look at this question this episode. Support this podcast through Patreon. Visit me at the Jesus Myth Theory.
07:10
December 16, 2022
11 - 2 Things That Bug Me About the Jesus Myth Theory
11 - 2 Things That Bug Me About the Jesus Myth Theory
The Jesus Myth Theory, the claim that Jesus never existed and that he was based on pagan myths, not only is wrong, it really bugs me. In this video, I share what about this theory that really bothers me. Visit me at my website. Support me at Patreon.
09:39
March 31, 2022
10 - How Many Sources Do We Have For the Life of Jesus?
10 - How Many Sources Do We Have For the Life of Jesus?
When we try to look at the historical Jesus, how many sources are we working with? Is it four sources or one source repeated four times? Or is it something else? That is what we look at in this episode. Visit me at http://www.jesusmyththeory.com. You can support this podcast through Patreon or by download a FREE audiobook with a FREE trial of Audible.
08:32
September 08, 2021
9 - Is There Really Jewish Evidence For the Historical Jesus?
9 - Is There Really Jewish Evidence For the Historical Jesus?
I recently had some pushback on Twitter from people claiming that there definitely is no Jewish evidence for Jesus. Is that correct? In this episode, I look at that question. Visit me at Jesus Myth Theory. You can support this podcast through Patreon or by downloading a FREE audiobook with a FREE trial of Audible.
08:49
July 28, 2021
8 - Jesus Christ: Son of God or Sun God?
8 - Jesus Christ: Son of God or Sun God?
Some mythicists try to suggest that Jesus is a sun god. After all, "son" and "sun" rhyme. What more do you need. Some mythicists have made an entire career out of connecting Jesus with pagan sun gods. But doe the earliest Christian records even support Jesus as a solar deity. That's what I look at in this episode. Please consider supporting me through Patreon or by downloading a FREE audiobook with a FREE trial of Audible.
07:21
April 06, 2021
7 - Getting to Know the Gnostics
7 - Getting to Know the Gnostics
Who were the Gnostics? In this special crossover episode, we look at this ancient heresy. For the other podcasts mentioned in this episode, go here. Recommended book: No Longer Jews Download a free audiobook with a free trial of Audible.
14:21
December 31, 2020
6 - Was Jesus Based Upon Adonis?
6 - Was Jesus Based Upon Adonis?
Some people claim that the Greek figure, Adonis, was virgin born, died and resurrected, just like Jesus. Even one of the most famous and influential figures of the 20th century saw a connection. In this episode, we examine those claims. Make sure to visit the Jesus Myth Theory website. Please support me through Patreon or by download in a FREE audiobook with a FREE trial of Audible.
06:21
November 03, 2020
5 - Jesus and the Roman Historians
5 - Jesus and the Roman Historians
When looking for evidence for the historical Jesus, it is natural for us to look at what Romans were saying at the beginning of the second century. What did Suetonius, Pliny the Younger and Tacitus say? And how helpful is if for building the case for the historical Jesus. Visit me at my website. Support this podcast through Patreon or by downloading a free audiobook with a free trial of Audible.
11:42
August 01, 2020
4 - Josephus and the Historical Jesus
4 - Josephus and the Historical Jesus
If Jesus existed, why didn't any first century historians write about him? Of did one? Did Josephus mention Jesus or is that passage a Christian forgery? This episode looks at that question. For more information about the Jesus Myth Theory, visit my website.  Please support this podcast through Patreon or by downloading a free audiobook with a free trial from Audible.
13:02
July 18, 2020
3 - Apostle Paul and the Historical Jesus
3 - Apostle Paul and the Historical Jesus
Did the Apostle Paul believe in the historical Jesus? Or did he only believe in a heavenly being or symbol? In this episode, I look at the evidence in Paul's letters. Part of this episode is based on article,  You can find more resources here. You can support the podcast through Patreon or through Audible.
16:16
May 28, 2020
2 - The Gospels as Historical Sources
2 - The Gospels as Historical Sources
Is there any evidence for the historical Jesus? What about the Gospels? Can they be used as historical sources? This episode looks at these questions. Books Mentioned in This Episode: What Are the Gospels? Quest of the Historical Jesus Relevant Posts: The Dirty Little Secret About Dating the Gospels Please support this podcast at my Patreon page.
14:15
May 14, 2020
1 - How I Got Interested in the Jesus Myth
1 - How I Got Interested in the Jesus Myth
In this first episode, I share how I first got interested in the Jesus Myth. You can find out more at my website. Links mentioned in this episode: Paul and the Historical Jesus: A Case Study in First Corinthians Unmasking the Pagan Christ You can support this podcast here.
14:50
May 04, 2020