Why Christopher Hitchens Believed in a Historical Jesus

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Why Christopher Hitchens Believed in a Historical Jesus

Postby searchengineguy » Thu Sep 07, 2017 3:21 pm

Well, strictly speaking he didn't say that, but stated as explained in the video below why he thought it was the strongest argument. My stance on it is as I stated earlier as coined by David Fitzgerald, "I don't know whether Jesus existed, and neither do you." I think it is far more parsimonious that it was all made up as over 95% of all Christian writing (I'm being generous and understating here) was fictional allegory, which was an extremely common practice back in that era and beyond. The video explains where the "Jesus of Nazareth" tag originated and how the Bethlehem story was invented.

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