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Thank you for that information. I will do my best to follow this up as well. However, you do realize that any context can be questioned no matter the author? That is the premise of the debate over the factual basis of the Bible and the driving force that Christianity is "unquestionable" simply because it is a question of "believing" and not of "knowing". As I said at the beginning of my post, "What to believe". At the point of conflict between the "believing" vs "knowing", Faith has the advantage of immunity to scrutiny, as it is impossible to disprove "belief" as opposed to scrutiny and discrediting of "knowing" which is what has given the defense of Christianity it's armored defense. By sheer numbers the "believers" greatly outnumber the "knowers" as the leverage of peer pressure trumps fact and common sense. As new discoveries are made more validation of events of the Bible come to the forefront but the fact remains the "interpretation" is always in question. What it comes down to as a non-science is "what to believe" no matter what the subject may be of inquiries into the past. The past is gone and we are only left with morsels to interpret into the individual form of "believing" or "knowing". There is no debate as I see it.

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The Historical Jesus 6774 Pete Vanderzwet 25-May-15 05:54
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Re: The Historical Jesus 863 Pete Vanderzwet 25-Jun-15 16:46
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Re: The Historical Jesus 610 Yourconscience 06-Mar-16 15:44
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Re: The Historical Jesus 699 Eddie Larry 07-Mar-16 00:10
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Re: The Historical Jesus 751 Yourconscience 08-Mar-16 15:48
Re: The Historical Jesus 542 Vanya 08-Mar-16 18:08
An alternative analysis 640 drrayeye 09-Mar-16 21:13
Re: An alternative analysis 633 Yourconscience 10-Mar-16 19:13
Re: The Historical Jesus 729 grangram 02-Jul-15 16:14
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Re: The Historical Jesus 839 grangram 05-Jul-15 06:43
Re: The Historical Jesus 847 gulsbo 15-Feb-16 19:15
Re: The Historical Jesus 589 grangram 02-Mar-16 12:25
Re: The Historical Jesus 591 BRN4327 25-Mar-17 11:01
Astrotheology? 768 bsbray 02-Mar-16 19:34
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Re: Astrotheology? 760 bsbray 15-Apr-16 00:33
Re: Astrotheology? 593 BRN4327 22-Apr-17 09:52
Settled science IMO 781 David L 11-May-16 13:09
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