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  •  “The historical Jesus”, if there was one. (2+ / 0-)
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    ClevelandAttorney, denig

    There may well have been someone roughly corresponding to the Biblical character of that name, but the evidence for it is slim and dubious.

    •  I honestly used to think that . . . But I have to (0+ / 0-)

      say in reading more, it appears that the former part of what you said is over-whelmingly accurate. That is there was someone roughly corresponding (from pre-Bibilical texts/accounts).

      Even the main proponents of his non-historicism like Dawkins doesn't really argue it anymore, and I agree, for him it doesn't matter either way.

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