Pagan Origins of the Christ Myth

In Pagan Origins of the Christ Myth, John G. Jackson sources the pagan origins of Christian doctrine with particular focus on the creation and atonement myths. Rooted in historical facts, Jackson's claims are steeped in research and demonstrate how Christianity synthesizes the rituals, beliefs, and characteristics of savior gods from ancient Egyptian, Greek, Aztec, and Hindu origins. This concise introduction remains an insightful contribution to comparative religion studies.

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  • Author : John G. Jackson
  • Publisher : WWW.Snowballpublishing.com
  • Pages : 44 pages
  • ISBN : 9781684117154
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Pagan Origins of the Christ Myth

Pagan Origins of the Christ Myth
  • Author : John G. Jackson
  • Publisher : WWW.Snowballpublishing.com
  • Release : 11 March 2019
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In Pagan Origins of the Christ Myth, John G. Jackson sources the pagan origins of Christian doctrine with particular focus on the creation and atonement myths. Rooted in historical facts, Jackson's claims are steeped in research and demonstrate how Christianity synthesizes the rituals, beliefs, and characteristics of savior gods from ancient Egyptian, Greek, Aztec, and Hindu origins. This concise introduction remains an insightful contribution to comparative religion studies.

Christian Mythology

Christian Mythology
  • Author : Philippe Walter
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 20 November 2014
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Reveals how Christian mythology has more to do with long-standing pagan traditions than the Bible • Explains how the church fathers knowingly incorporated pagan elements into the Christian faith to ease the transition to the new religion • Identifies pagan deities that were incorporated into each of the saints • Shows how all the major holidays in the Christian calendar are modeled on pagan rituals and myths, including Easter and Christmas In this extensive study of the Christian mythology that animated Europe in

Unmasking the Pagan Christ

Unmasking the Pagan Christ
  • Author : Stanley E. Porter,Stephen J. Bedard
  • Publisher : Clements Publishing Group
  • Release : 14 April 2021
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Rabbi or Messiah? Prophet or the Son of God? People have debated the identity of Jesus of Nazareth since the first century. But what if there was no Jesus? What if there was no Mary or Joseph, no twelve apostles? What if the story of Jesus was no more than a myth to convey spiritual truth? These claims have been around for hundreds of years and have become more prominent with well-known religion columnist Tom Harpur's recent book, The Pagan

The Pagan Christ

The Pagan Christ
  • Author : Tom Harpur
  • Publisher : Dundurn.com
  • Release : 01 October 2005
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After more than 52 weeks on the Toronto Star’s bestseller list and 43 weeks on The Globe and Mail’s bestseller list, Tom Harpur’s groundbreaking book, The Pagan Christ, is now available in paperback. This new edition includes the twenty-page discussion guide, with more than 100 questions, to help facilitate a deeper, chapter-by-chapter analysis and more profound understanding of the findings and arguments found in the book. Subjects for discussion include: the ancient Egyptian roots of Christianity, the real meaning of

Christianity Before Christ

Christianity Before Christ
  • Author : John Jackson
  • Publisher : Echo Point Books & Media, LLC
  • Release : 22 December 2020
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In Christianity Before Christ, comparative religion scholar John G Jackson explores ancient traditions from many societies, asserting that Christianity is the recasting of beliefs which are older and pervasive through many cultures.

On the Historicity of Jesus

On the Historicity of Jesus
  • Author : Richard Carrier
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 03 June 2014
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The assumption that Jesus existed as a historical person has occasionally been questioned in the course of the last hundred years or so, but any doubts that have been raised have usually been put to rest in favor of imagining a blend of the historical, the mythical and the theological in the surviving records of Jesus. Carrier re-examines the whole question and finds compelling reasons to suspect the more daring assumption is correct. He lays out extensive research on the

The Truth About Jesus - Is He a Myth?

The Truth About Jesus - Is He a Myth?
  • Author : M. M. Mangasarian
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Release : 02 January 2020
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The following book offers a series of studies on the question of the historicity of Jesus, presented before the Independent Religious Society in Orchestra Hall. Contents: A Parable In Confidence Is Jesus a Myth? The Problem Stated The Christian Documents Virgin Births The Origin of the Cross The Silence of Profane Writers The Jesus Story a Religious Drama The Jesus of Paul Is Christianity Real? Is the World Indebted to Christianity? Christianity and Paganism Some Modern Opinions About Jesus. Another

Christians and the Holy Places

Christians and the Holy Places
  • Author : Joan E. Taylor,Fellow in Humanities in the Field of Religious Studies Joan E Taylor
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 14 April 1993
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The origins of Christian holy places in Palestine and the beginnings of Christian pilgrimage to these sites have seemed obscure. From a detailed examination of the literature and archaeology pertaining to holy places in Palestine, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Mamre, Nazareth, Capernaum, and elsewhere, the author finds no evidence that Christians of any kind venerated `holy places' before the fourth century.She explores evidence showing that pilgrimage to intrinsically sacred shrines had been a pagan practice, which was grafted on to Christianity.

From Jesus to Christ

From Jesus to Christ
  • Author : Paula Fredriksen
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 01 October 2008
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"Magisterial. . . . A learned, brilliant and enjoyable study."—Géza Vermès, Times Literary Supplement In this exciting book, Paula Fredriksen explains the variety of New Testament images of Jesus by exploring the ways that the new Christian communities interpreted his mission and message in light of the delay of the Kingdom he had preached. This edition includes an introduction reviews the most recent scholarship on Jesus and its implications for both history and theology. "Brilliant and lucidly written, full of

The Darkening Age

The Darkening Age
  • Author : Catherine Nixey
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 17 April 2018
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A New York Times Notable Book of 2018 “Searingly passionate…Nixey writes up a storm. Each sentence is rich, textured, evocative, felt…[A] ballista-bolt of a book.” —New York Times Book Review In Harran, the locals refused to convert. They were dismembered, their limbs hung along the town’s main street. In Alexandria, zealots pulled the elderly philosopher-mathematician Hypatia from her chariot and flayed her to death with shards of broken pottery. Not long before, their fellow Christians had invaded the

The Truth Behind the Christ Myth

The Truth Behind the Christ Myth
  • Author : Mark Amaru Pinkham
  • Publisher : Adventures Unlimited Press
  • Release : 01 April 2002
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Return of the Serpents of Wisdom and Conversations With the Goddess author Pinkham tells us the Truth Behind the Christ Myth and presents radically new information regarding Jesus Christ and his ancient legend, includes: The legend of Jesus Christ is based on a much earlier Son of God myth from India, the legend of Murrugan, the Peacock Angel; The symbol of the Catholic Church is Murrugan's symbol, the peacock, a bird native to south-east Asia; Murrugan evolved into the Persian

101 Myths of the Bible

101 Myths of the Bible
  • Author : Gary Greenberg
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Release : 01 September 2002
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In his startling book, Gary Greenberg exposes the reality behind the greatest story ever told. Learn about the Egyptian myths and ancient folklore that survive in one of history's most sacred texts, and discover how: -King David's bodyguard, not David, killed Goliath -Noah's Ark did not land on Mount Ararat -Samson did not pull down a Philistine temple -There are at least two versions of the Ten Commandments -The walls of Jericho were destroyed 300 years before Joshua arrived there -Sodom

The World's Sixteen Crucified Saviors

The World's Sixteen Crucified Saviors
  • Author : Kersey Graves
  • Publisher : Cosimo Classics
  • Release : 10 March 2016
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Khrisna of India. Thammuz of Syria. Esus of the Celtic Druids. Mithra of Persia. Quexalcoati of Mexico. All were crucified gods, and all met their fates hundreds of years before Jesus appeared on the scene. In this foundational work of modern atheism, American spiritualist KERSEY GRAVES (1813-1883) breaks the Christ myth down into its component parts and ably demonstrates how the story of Jesus has its roots in the depths of antiquity. Here you'll read about the surprising prevalence throughout

The Historical Jesus and the Mythical Christ

The Historical Jesus and the Mythical Christ
  • Author : Gerald Massey
  • Publisher : Book Tree
  • Release : 14 April 2021
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Massey was an Egyptologist who wrote a tremendous body of scholarly work. He concluded that much of Christianity and its belief structure was rooted in ancient Egyptian mythology. At first this sounds strange, but a large number of people have agreed, including some scholars and researchers in the field of religious studies. A different and compelling view of Christianity and its roots.