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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 7027 Pete Vanderzwet 25-May-15 05:54
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Re: The Historical Jesus 974 Pete Vanderzwet 25-Jun-15 16:46
Re: The Historical Jesus 890 drrayeye 17-Jun-15 19:55
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Re: The Historical Jesus 978 Yourconscience 05-Mar-16 16:45
Re: The Historical Jesus 789 bsbray 06-Mar-16 07:49
Re: The Historical Jesus 701 Yourconscience 06-Mar-16 15:44
Re: The Historical Jesus 708 bsbray 06-Mar-16 18:59
Re: The Historical Jesus 802 Eddie Larry 07-Mar-16 00:10
Re: The Historical Jesus 774 Vanya 07-Mar-16 17:52
Re: The Historical Jesus 664 Vanya 07-Mar-16 19:32
Re: The Historical Jesus 867 Yourconscience 08-Mar-16 15:48
Re: The Historical Jesus 645 Vanya 08-Mar-16 18:08
An alternative analysis 748 drrayeye 09-Mar-16 21:13
Re: An alternative analysis 742 Yourconscience 10-Mar-16 19:13
Re: The Historical Jesus 817 grangram 02-Jul-15 16:14
Re: The Historical Jesus 709 deeside1 03-Jul-15 10:37
Re: The Historical Jesus 942 grangram 05-Jul-15 06:43
Re: The Historical Jesus 940 gulsbo 15-Feb-16 19:15
Re: The Historical Jesus 688 grangram 02-Mar-16 12:25
Re: The Historical Jesus 700 BRN4327 25-Mar-17 11:01
Astrotheology? 856 bsbray 02-Mar-16 19:34
Re: Astrotheology? 691 drrayeye 06-Mar-16 15:38
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Re: Astrotheology? 679 drrayeye 10-Mar-16 03:28
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Re: Astrotheology? 660 drrayeye 10-Mar-16 06:49
Re: Astrotheology? 647 bsbray 10-Mar-16 21:17
Re: Astrotheology? 713 drrayeye 10-Mar-16 21:52
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Re: Astrotheology? 745 drrayeye 11-Mar-16 01:50
Re: Astrotheology? 720 OCaptain 30-Mar-16 01:43
Re: Astrotheology? 709 OCaptain 30-Mar-16 01:38
Re: Astrotheology? 878 bsbray 15-Apr-16 00:33
Re: Astrotheology? 705 BRN4327 22-Apr-17 09:52
Settled science IMO 886 David L 11-May-16 13:09
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