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People who believe that Nazareth did not exist in the first century may not be thrilled with the edit. The argument that there was no Jewish settlement there because tombs are found in the surrounding area is faulty; by the same logic, Jerusalem did not exist in the first century. The quotes from Jack Finegan and Richard Carrier, and of course the archaeology itself, provide some evidence of a first century settlement at Nazareth. I have replaced the weasel-word references to "some historians" and placed references to two particular writers, Loisy and Zindler, in their stead. Zindler's principal arguments for the non-existence of Nazareth are given, and Loisy's position is described.

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Was Jesus a Myth? Blog of Acharya S 342 shamanaut 30-May-09 16:38
The work of Acharya S has been debunked 220 Milo 30-May-09 17:13
Obviously Christians are going to Gawf 168 shamanaut 30-May-09 23:14
Obviously Achyara supporters are going to Gawf 188 Milo 31-May-09 00:16
I cant debate with 'Faith' logic. 201 shamanaut 31-May-09 16:15
Re: I cant debate with 'Faith' logic. 174 Milo 31-May-09 16:24
Re: Obviously Christians are going to Gawf 210 David L 02-Jun-09 04:31
Re: Obviously Christians are going to Gawf 196 Milo 02-Jun-09 09:41
Re: Obviously Christians are going to Gawf 167 David L 03-Jun-09 04:48
Everyone on this forum has different beliefs to the next poster anyway 189 Milo 03-Jun-09 09:50
Re: The work of Acharya S has been debunked 186 David Campbell 31-May-09 01:02
Nazareth - Archeological Evidence 231 Milo 31-May-09 01:10
Re: Nazareth - Archeological Evidence 164 David Campbell 31-May-09 02:02
Re: Nazareth - Archeological Evidence 180 Milo 31-May-09 02:23
Re: Nazareth - Archeological Evidence 167 Eddie Larry 31-May-09 03:06
Re: Nazareth - Archeological Evidence 177 Milo 31-May-09 03:18
Re: Nazareth - Archeological Evidence 172 Eddie Larry 31-May-09 03:33
Re: Nazareth - Archeological Evidence 165 Milo 31-May-09 03:47
Re: Nazareth - Archeological Evidence 178 David Campbell 31-May-09 04:44
Plagiarism 195 Milo 31-May-09 11:12
Re: Plagiarism 172 David Campbell 31-May-09 17:14
Re: Plagiarism 190 Milo 31-May-09 17:31
Re: Plagiarism 213 Lee McGiffen 03-Jun-09 14:08
Re: Plagiarism 150 Milo 03-Jun-09 21:48
Re: Plagiarism 192 Lee McGiffen 04-Jun-09 02:29
Re: Plagiarism 197 Milo 04-Jun-09 02:34
Demons 182 Milo 04-Jun-09 02:40
Re: Demons 150 Lee McGiffen 04-Jun-09 02:50
Re: Demons 177 Milo 04-Jun-09 03:03
Re: Plagiarism 181 Milo 04-Jun-09 03:07
Re: Plagiarism 158 Lee McGiffen 04-Jun-09 05:23
Re: Plagiarism 170 Milo 04-Jun-09 12:14
Re: Plagiarism 194 Lee McGiffen 04-Jun-09 12:30
Re: Plagiarism 173 Milo 04-Jun-09 12:35
Re: The work of Acharya S has been debunked 174 papalou 03-Jun-09 23:03
Re: The work of Acharya S has been debunked 183 Milo 03-Jun-09 23:09
Re: The work of Acharya S has been debunked 198 papalou 04-Jun-09 18:01
Re: The work of Acharya S has been debunked 160 Milo 04-Jun-09 18:57
Re: The work of Acharya S has been debunked 155 martinpescatore 04-Jun-09 19:06
Re: The work of Acharya S has been debunked 166 papalou 07-Jun-09 22:40
Re: The work of Acharya S has been debunked 155 Milo 08-Jun-09 04:41
Re: The work of Acharya S has been debunked 181 martinpescatore 08-Jun-09 08:25
Re: The work of Acharya S has been debunked 200 Milo 08-Jun-09 12:42
Re: The work of Acharya S has been debunked 151 martinpescatore 08-Jun-09 13:49
Re: The work of Acharya S has been debunked 220 Milo 08-Jun-09 13:53
Re: The work of Acharya S has been debunked 199 martinpescatore 08-Jun-09 14:44
Re: The work of Acharya S has been debunked 180 Milo 08-Jun-09 14:52
Re: The work of Acharya S has been debunked 191 martinpescatore 08-Jun-09 15:23
Re: The work of Acharya S has been debunked 200 Milo 08-Jun-09 15:32
Re: The work of Acharya S has been debunked 168 martinpescatore 08-Jun-09 16:14
Re: The work of Acharya S has been debunked 174 Milo 08-Jun-09 16:21
Re: The work of Acharya S has been debunked 137 martinpescatore 08-Jun-09 16:31
Re: The work of Acharya S has been debunked 162 Milo 08-Jun-09 16:34
Re: The work of Acharya S has been debunked 171 papalou 09-Jun-09 04:13
Re: The work of Acharya S has been debunked 163 Milo 09-Jun-09 05:18
Re: Was Jesus a Myth? Blog of Acharya S 188 David Campbell 31-May-09 00:42
The Underlying Agenda 160 Milo 31-May-09 01:03
Re: The Underlying Agenda 204 David Campbell 31-May-09 01:18
Re: The Underlying Agenda 185 Milo 31-May-09 01:27
O wunden, wundenwoller heilige Speer! 150 Milo 31-May-09 01:48
Re: O wunden, wundenwoller heilige Speer! 180 David Campbell 31-May-09 02:41
Re: O wunden, wundenwoller heilige Speer! 145 Milo 31-May-09 02:44
Herodias, Magdalen and Prakriti 176 Milo 31-May-09 02:52
Re: Herodias, Magdalen and Prakriti 147 David Campbell 31-May-09 03:58
Re: Herodias, Magdalen and Prakriti 206 Milo 31-May-09 04:11
Re: Herodias, Magdalen and Prakriti 193 David Campbell 31-May-09 04:22
Re: Herodias, Magdalen and Prakriti 171 Milo 31-May-09 04:31
Re: Herodias, Magdalen and Prakriti 203 Milo 31-May-09 04:34
Re: The Underlying Agenda 195 David Campbell 31-May-09 02:28
Re: The Underlying Agenda 188 Milo 31-May-09 02:40
Re: The Underlying Agenda 176 David Campbell 31-May-09 03:03
Re: The Underlying Agenda 192 Milo 31-May-09 03:20
Re: The Underlying Agenda 177 David Campbell 31-May-09 04:11
Re: The Underlying Agenda 216 Milo 31-May-09 04:29
Re: The Underlying Agenda 169 The Kwuda 01-Jun-09 17:43
Re: The Underlying Agenda 168 Milo 01-Jun-09 19:14
Re: The Underlying Agenda 173 The Kwuda 02-Jun-09 10:55
Re: The Underlying Agenda 163 Milo 02-Jun-09 11:09
Re: The Underlying Agenda 156 The Kwuda 02-Jun-09 11:40
Re: The Underlying Agenda 212 Milo 02-Jun-09 13:41
Re: The Underlying Agenda 138 The Kwuda 02-Jun-09 11:51
Re: The Underlying Agenda 198 Milo 02-Jun-09 13:42
Re: The Underlying Agenda 178 The Kwuda 02-Jun-09 17:16
Re: The Underlying Agenda 169 Milo 02-Jun-09 22:04
Re: The Underlying Agenda 208 shamanaut 31-May-09 16:47
source of my quote 170 shamanaut 31-May-09 16:48
Re: source of my quote 192 Milo 31-May-09 17:27
Re: source of my quote 174 Milo 31-May-09 17:40
Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 183 Raja 01-Jun-09 21:25
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 190 Raja 01-Jun-09 21:30
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 192 R and M 02-Jun-09 09:18
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 185 The Kwuda 02-Jun-09 11:04
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 165 The Kwuda 02-Jun-09 17:45
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 205 R and M 03-Jun-09 04:28
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 163 The Kwuda 04-Jun-09 06:39
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 198 Milo 04-Jun-09 10:35
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 155 The Kwuda 05-Jun-09 23:31
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 191 Milo 05-Jun-09 23:34
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 157 The Kwuda 05-Jun-09 23:37
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 198 Milo 05-Jun-09 23:37
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 170 The Kwuda 05-Jun-09 23:40
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 168 Milo 05-Jun-09 23:43
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 146 The Kwuda 05-Jun-09 23:46
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 197 Milo 05-Jun-09 23:47
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 183 The Kwuda 05-Jun-09 23:43
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 157 Milo 05-Jun-09 23:44
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 183 The Kwuda 05-Jun-09 23:39
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 182 Milo 05-Jun-09 23:41
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 171 The Kwuda 05-Jun-09 23:44
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 152 Milo 05-Jun-09 23:45
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 164 The Kwuda 05-Jun-09 23:47
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 158 Milo 05-Jun-09 23:48
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 176 The Kwuda 05-Jun-09 23:50
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 175 Milo 05-Jun-09 23:51
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 168 The Kwuda 05-Jun-09 23:53
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 171 Milo 05-Jun-09 23:53
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 174 The Kwuda 05-Jun-09 23:51
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 148 Milo 05-Jun-09 23:53
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 155 The Kwuda 05-Jun-09 23:55
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 188 Milo 05-Jun-09 23:56
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 182 The Kwuda 05-Jun-09 23:58
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 178 Milo 06-Jun-09 00:02
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 175 The Kwuda 06-Jun-09 00:01
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 218 Milo 06-Jun-09 00:03
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 151 The Kwuda 06-Jun-09 00:06
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 167 Milo 06-Jun-09 00:09
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 143 The Kwuda 06-Jun-09 00:13
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 183 Milo 06-Jun-09 00:28
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 199 R and M 04-Jun-09 10:49
The two seeds of Genesis 3 160 Milo 04-Jun-09 11:39
Re: The two seeds of Genesis 3 169 R and M 05-Jun-09 05:47
Re: The two seeds of Genesis 3 175 Milo 05-Jun-09 10:21
Re: The two seeds of Genesis 3 199 R and M 05-Jun-09 13:29
Re: The two seeds of Genesis 3 176 ariston 05-Jun-09 13:41
Re: The two seeds of Genesis 3 154 Milo 05-Jun-09 14:14
correction... 156 Milo 05-Jun-09 14:16
Re: correction... 150 ariston 05-Jun-09 14:39
Ying and Yang is a flawed philosophy 198 Milo 05-Jun-09 15:01
correction... 170 Milo 05-Jun-09 15:45
Re: correction... 149 ariston 05-Jun-09 18:16
Re: correction... 188 Milo 05-Jun-09 22:30
Re: correction... 188 ariston 06-Jun-09 02:19
Re: correction... 172 Milo 06-Jun-09 03:00
Re: correction... 145 ariston 06-Jun-09 04:12
Re: correction... 172 Milo 06-Jun-09 04:23
Re: correction... 176 Eddie Larry 07-Jun-09 15:23
Re: correction... 177 Milo 07-Jun-09 17:42
Re: correction... 198 Eddie Larry 09-Jun-09 02:50
Re: correction... 184 Milo 09-Jun-09 05:19
Re: correction... 141 Eddie Larry 10-Jun-09 00:50
Re: correction... 187 Milo 10-Jun-09 05:02
Re: Ying and Yang is a flawed philosophy 177 papalou 07-Jun-09 22:53
Re: Ying and Yang is a flawed philosophy 170 papalou 07-Jun-09 23:15
Re: Ying and Yang is a flawed philosophy 179 Milo 08-Jun-09 04:45
Re: Ying and Yang is a flawed philosophy 201 papalou 07-Jun-09 23:24
Re: Ying and Yang is a flawed philosophy 164 Milo 08-Jun-09 04:48
Re: Ying and Yang is a flawed philosophy 169 papalou 09-Jun-09 04:18
Re: Ying and Yang is a flawed philosophy 195 Milo 09-Jun-09 05:20
Re: Ying and Yang is a flawed philosophy 145 Milo 08-Jun-09 04:44
Re: The two seeds of Genesis 3 192 R and M 06-Jun-09 07:54
ABC 198 Milo 06-Jun-09 12:36
Re: the end 196 R and M 07-Jun-09 10:12
Re: the end 176 Milo 07-Jun-09 11:20
Re: the end 154 R and M 08-Jun-09 07:15
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 181 The Kwuda 02-Jun-09 11:00
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 186 Milo 02-Jun-09 11:10
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 168 The Kwuda 02-Jun-09 11:37
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 170 The Kwuda 02-Jun-09 11:43
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 146 Milo 02-Jun-09 13:44
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 181 Milo 02-Jun-09 13:43
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 148 The Kwuda 02-Jun-09 17:51
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 181 shamanaut 03-Jun-09 17:07
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 156 Milo 03-Jun-09 21:50
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 162 Raja 04-Jun-09 07:14
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 231 Aine 04-Jun-09 15:59
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 181 Milo 04-Jun-09 19:07
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 247 Aine 04-Jun-09 19:51
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 197 Milo 04-Jun-09 20:31
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 148 martinpescatore 04-Jun-09 21:20
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 137 Milo 04-Jun-09 21:26
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 188 martinpescatore 05-Jun-09 06:18
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 206 Milo 05-Jun-09 10:22
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 187 martinpescatore 05-Jun-09 20:16
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 153 Raja 05-Jun-09 21:10
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 186 carolb 04-Jun-09 20:19
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 190 Milo 04-Jun-09 20:35
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 195 carolb 04-Jun-09 21:23
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 137 Milo 04-Jun-09 21:30
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 205 carolb 04-Jun-09 22:44
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 178 Milo 04-Jun-09 22:51
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 179 carolb 04-Jun-09 22:59
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 137 Milo 04-Jun-09 23:02
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 150 carolb 04-Jun-09 23:14
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 182 Milo 04-Jun-09 23:33
Re: Here's the firebrigade, fire turns to smoke... 176 Milo 04-Jun-09 23:35
Re: Was Jesus a Myth? Blog of Acharya S 190 Tom Hebert 02-Jun-09 18:11
jesus was a man; Jesus was a myth 174 Eddie Larry 03-Jun-09 04:44
Re: jesus was a man; Jesus was a myth 198 Susan Doris 03-Jun-09 08:40
Re: jesus was a man; Jesus was a myth 178 Eddie Larry 04-Jun-09 01:13
Re: jesus was a man; Jesus was a myth 127 Tom Hebert 03-Jun-09 10:31
Re: jesus was a man; Jesus was a myth 169 Eddie Larry 04-Jun-09 03:15
Re: jesus was a man; Jesus was a myth 174 Milo 04-Jun-09 03:16
Jesus was not a myth 179 Milo 04-Jun-09 03:18
Re: jesus was a man; Jesus was a myth 201 Eddie Larry 04-Jun-09 03:49
Re: Was Jesus a Myth? Blog of Acharya S 143 Diomede 04-Jun-09 00:11
For a guy who never existed, he gets a lot of attention on the GHMB 165 David L 04-Jun-09 02:34
Re: For a guy who never existed, he gets a lot of attention on the GHMB 163 Milo 04-Jun-09 02:38
Re: For a guy who never existed, he gets a lot of attention on the GHMB 176 Eddie Larry 04-Jun-09 03:10
Jesus 178 Milo 04-Jun-09 03:14
Diabolical Mimicry 189 Deep1 04-Jun-09 21:11
Re: Diabolical Mimicry 184 Milo 04-Jun-09 21:15
Re: Was Jesus a Myth? Blog of Acharya S 148 Enigcom 05-Jun-09 17:43
Re: Was Jesus a Myth? Blog of Acharya S 140 The Kwuda 05-Jun-09 23:49
Re: Was Jesus a Myth? Blog of Acharya S 169 Milo 05-Jun-09 23:50
Re: Was Jesus a Myth? Blog of Acharya S 150 deeside 06-Jun-09 19:42
Re: Was Jesus a Myth? Blog of Acharya S 200 Milo 06-Jun-09 20:07
Re: Was Jesus a Myth? Blog of Acharya S 194 deeside 06-Jun-09 20:47
Re: Was Jesus a Myth? Blog of Acharya S 196 Milo 06-Jun-09 20:51
Re: Was Jesus a Myth? Blog of Acharya S 198 deeside 06-Jun-09 21:08
Re: Was Jesus a Myth? Blog of Acharya S 156 Milo 06-Jun-09 21:18
Re: Was Jesus a Myth? Blog of Acharya S 194 deeside 06-Jun-09 21:52
Re: Was Jesus a Myth? Blog of Acharya S 167 deeside 07-Jun-09 09:16
Re: Was Jesus a Myth? Blog of Acharya S 185 Milo 07-Jun-09 11:16
Re: Was Jesus a Myth? Blog of Acharya S 188 childinthesun 07-Jun-09 17:02
Re: Was Jesus a Myth? Blog of Acharya S 172 Milo 07-Jun-09 17:44
Re: Was Jesus a Myth? Blog of Acharya S 185 ariston 07-Jun-09 17:52
Re: Was Jesus a Myth? Blog of Acharya S 186 Milo 07-Jun-09 18:05
Re: Was Jesus a Myth? Blog of Acharya S 156 deeside 08-Jun-09 14:46
Re: Was Jesus a Myth? Blog of Acharya S 170 Milo 08-Jun-09 14:57
Re: Was Jesus a Myth? Blog of Acharya S 203 deeside 08-Jun-09 21:32
Re: Was Jesus a Myth? Blog of Acharya S 184 Milo 09-Jun-09 05:21
Re: Was Jesus a Myth? Blog of Acharya S 182 ariston 06-Jun-09 20:52
Re: Was Jesus a Myth? Blog of Acharya S 142 Milo 06-Jun-09 21:25
Re: Was Jesus a Myth? Blog of Acharya S 202 deeside 07-Jun-09 21:24
Re: Was Jesus a Myth? Blog of Acharya S 166 Milo 08-Jun-09 04:49
Re: Was Jesus a Myth? Blog of Acharya S 160 Eddie Larry 09-Jun-09 00:23
jesus was there... 182 shazaman 09-Jun-09 09:54
Re: jesus was there... 182 papalou 11-Jun-09 02:08
Re: jesus was there... 164 Milo 11-Jun-09 08:46
Re: jesus was there... 158 martinpescatore 11-Jun-09 09:38
Re: jesus was there... 171 Milo 11-Jun-09 10:14
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Re: jesus was there... 192 martinpescatore 11-Jun-09 11:32
Re: jesus was there... 206 Milo 11-Jun-09 13:17
Re: jesus was there... 173 martinpescatore 11-Jun-09 19:56
Re: jesus was there... 173 Milo 11-Jun-09 21:44
Re: Was Jesus a Myth? Blog of Acharya S 173 martinpescatore 11-Jun-09 15:36


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