The Athletes of God

Before the conversion of Constantine, martyrs and confessors (those who professed their Christian faith to Roman officials in the expectation of martyrdom) were Christianity’s heroes and spiritual elite. Martyrdom and openly professing one’s faith before Roman officials were supremely meritorious actions. They were the equivalent of a second baptism, fully atoning for a person’s past …

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Jesus Outside the Bible: Part 3 – Pliny, Tacitus and Suetonius

There are three Greco-Roman pagan passages extremely important to the defenders of the Christian myth. They are the works of three major non-Christian writers of the late 1st and early 2nd centuries – Tacitus, Suetonius, and Pliny the Younger. Let’s closely examine these passages and see why they cannot serve us as justification for reliable …

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What’s In A Word?

It was recently brought to my attention that some of my thoughts and writings are radical. I’ve also been labeled a heretic and called a pagan. Oh, if only they know what these words really meant… To put it mildly, words such as heresy, pagan, and even demon have been vilified and defamed by our …

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