How Does Easter Relate To Jesus? The History Of Easter Explained – HistoryExtra

Why do we celebrate Easter? When did we start eating Easter eggs? Where did the Easter bunny originate? Historian Emma J Wells explores the origins of this springtime celebration and explains its religious connections [Excerpts]: Like its festive and spooky cousins, Christmas and Halloween, Easter evolved over centuries, blending Christian and non-Christian elements together. ...the …

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Bart Ehrman on why everything you’ve been told about heaven and hell is wrong

(RNS) — Best known for his popular books debunking the central assumptions of Christian Scriptures, the New Testament scholar continues this quest in his latest book, ‘Heaven and Hell: A History of the Afterlife.’ — Read on religionnews.com/2020/03/26/bart-ehrman-on-why-everything-youve-been-told-about-heaven-and-hell-is-wrong/

Reliability of the Gospels | The Defenders Conference 2019 – Gospel Differences Panel Discussion – YouTube

Hear a scholarly discussion on how to define the “Reliability” of the Gospels from: The Defenders Conference 2019 - Gospel Differences Panel Discussion - YouTube https://t.co/n3wn0BCjep — Lamb's Harbinger (aka Samwise🌋Gamgee Kean) (@LambsHarbinger) October 28, 2019 OTHER RESOURCES: I made a couple of tactical mistakes:1. not challenging his substitution of my word ‘headlong’ by ‘headfirst’ …

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5 Major Reasons I Still Believe Jesus

I accept the gospels, not b/c of their inerrancy, but b/c of their having been received/approved by a community as accurate to their accounts, which accounts undermined the Roman Empire & 2nd Temple Judaism. I believe it just as I believe indigenous history v. USA’s version. — Lamb's Harbinger (aka @OtterFella) (@LambsHarbinger) October 24, 2019 …

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