Source that I used for the video: Atheism vs. Christianity: Which Way Does the Evidence Point. Frank Zindler is an American atheist and he is currently the editor of American Atheist Magazine and Director of American Atheist Press. Frank R. Zindler. Showing all 9 results. Sort by popularity, Sort by latest, Sort by price: low to high, Sort by price: high to low.

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Concerning those seven books, we should briefly consider reasons why these books remained on the fringe for so long, and still are, according to some: Do you not understand even yet?

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Why bother accepting Zindler as an authority? The box was so high that most of the audience could not see the President.

Suetonius’ accounts of each of trank twelve Caesars are as a whole no feank than Mark; is their “skimpiness” an issue? To the end of promoting his view, Marcion went through the Pauline epistles, choosing only some of them Galatians, the Corinthian letters, Romans, the Thessalonian letters, Ephesians [as Laodecians], Colossians, Philippians, and Philemon and “removed whatever he judged were interpolations – that is, anything that did not agree with his understanding of what Paul should have written.

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Tacitus says Christ was executed in Judaea, by Pilate; was Pilate conducting executions for other provinces? Mark began in one place; John in zindle. There certainly are, but these are of no more value than the Gospels if we wish to use mythicist logic.


The standard would render a great many geographical locations mentioned uniquely in single ancient authors “fictitious”.

Gospel According to the Hebrews. Zindler errs in telling us how important 1 John 5: Textual criticism is a developed practice in both secular and Biblical terms. It is hardly a definitive statement, referring only to a “region” – as might be expected if the party landed in a countrified area, and if this is from a sermon of Peter to a Roman audience that really did not care where some out-in-the-boondocks locale was precisely locate.!

Such objections, when encountered, should be taken seriously ONLY if the arguer can offer some reason why the competing view or book itself ought to be taken seriously.

If Zindler wishes to assert that the disciples’ stupidity is unbelievable as an actual event, there are plenty of citations on record from human experience that dictate otherwise. The rest of the forming canon, however, is still open.

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Zindler and the Christ Myth Some time ago I did an extensive piece on the religion of Mithraism, found here. Zindler tries to de-exist the Apostles further: Origen accepts the four Gospels, the 13 letters of Paul, and Revelation. This work was written around AD ibid.

Let us now briefly consider a few of the books that did not make the canon cut, and look for reasons why. So likewise the statues, engravings and gems with Tiberius’ likeness. But Eckert was needed elsewhere and declined the invitation.


A “political war” in the church was not won by whoever had the largest wallet and the greatest influence; else we might today be known as Marcionites rather than Christians. Archived from the original on December 17, Two small letters is not sufficient to determine any writers’ capacity for style and vocabulary.

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The relative length of Mark and Luke is used to suggest, “Stories do indeed grow with the retelling. For more on this, see our Appendix at the end of this work. Other letters are on the fringe of acceptance: This would point to the non-canonical works being of a later date than the canonical works range of ADand would certainly move to destroy any claim that they were written by authoritative frnk to the life of Jesus! Any group or organization needs a set of rules or guidelines in order to function.

There were miscellaneous works that had their own unique histories. He rejected the authenticity of 1 Timothy, and was the founder of the Encratites, a group that rejected marriage, meat, and wine – the latter of which is recommended for stomach disorder in 1 Timothy!

Is any matter of the Christian faith affected by any variant reading?