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In 1980, a construction crew accidentally uncovered the tomb of the Jesus family. For the last forty years Christian pseudo academics and various other vested interests have done everything they could to rebury the Jesus of History. In part one of this series, Antonio Sebastian provides a summary of the archaeological excavation and blows the lid off the greatest cover-up in history.
The Christian Church is entirely responsible for the fact that everyone, in the modern world, hates the Jesus of History. Popular ‘artists’ exhibit statues of him crucified in urine! Other ‘artists’ portray Jesus as a menstruating god. Not long ago, he was even turned into a successful cartoon character of himself.
Unlike the Prophet Mohammed, who is treated with great respect by Muslims and non-Muslims alike, Jesus is considered a fair target for the world’s casual contempt.
It has become fashionable, in the West, to deny that the Jesus of History ever even existed. In Europe or America, it is easier to admit to a history of insanity than an interest in the Jesus of History.
In this week's podcast Antonio Sebastian asks why! His answer may surprise you!
If the Jesus of History returned tomorrow, if he was forced to make a choice, he would probably be a Muslim and why shouldn't he be? Christianity tends to assume that Christianity owns the copyright on Jesus but it does not.
Forensic analysis of the historical texts based on philosophical coherence reveals a truth that Christians would prefer to ignore. That's why that in any debate Christians try to determine which historical documents are kosher and which are not but that is not how history is done. Facts are facts! You ignore them at your peril.
Biblical Scholars have known for the last two hundred years that, hidden within the words of Christ, there are a collection of sayings that can be reliably attributed to the Jesus of History and have obviously been copied from a common source.
Incredibly, that knowledge has been kept from the paying public. When considered as a whole, those sayings reveal a spiritually unique and entirely complete philosophical paradigm. The teachings of the Jesus of History are entirely Hebrew but, at the same time, distinctly not Judean. In five important ways the teachings of the Jesus of History are more Islamic than Christian.
It would be easy to laugh at President Trump's Spiritual Advisor, Paula White, but it would be a mistake to dismiss her as insane. The truth is that Paula White represents two thousand years of Christian scriptural tradition.
It is that tradition that unites Christians in their belief that the closer to God you are the more insane your behaviour becomes. This is where we get the word 'touched' as a euphemism for someone who is obviously insane. It comes from the phrase 'touched by God'.
The Jesus of History, on the other hand, taught that the proximity of God brings clarity and light. For him the proximity of God came slowly and in silence.
So how could Paula White and the Evangelical Christians be so fatally wrong? How can Christians attribute their own insanity to the Jesus of History?
In this week's Podcast, we examine how Greco-Roman visions of God, informed the formation of Christianity and how it has created the phenomena of modern Evangelical Preachers and changed the course of history.
"Why did God demand animal sacrifice?" is one of the most common search strings on Google. Unfortunately, the answers given by religious experts leave a lot to be desired! For example:
1. Dead animals are like mobile phones to God
2. We are actually doing animals a favour!
3. Animal sacrifice was a warm up for the main event: sacrificing Jesus.
4. Blood washes away sin
5. Killing animals is like paying taxes to God.
Author of 'The True Sayings of Jesus: the Nazarene Paradigm', Antonio Sebastian, takes a common sense approach and asks 'Did the Jesus of history believe in animal sacrifice'. From the Spanish mountains, he discusses the historical context and the possible effects of this ancient and still controversial practice. His answer may surprise you!
What makes the Jesus of History so interesting is that his teachings describe a sub-atomic reality that science is only now discovering. This podcast is just a short introduction to Quantum Mechanics and how science validates the words of the Jesus of History without the need for scriptural authority, but at the same time does not contradict it. We ask, in the face of a global pandemic, "Does my life matter?"
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