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Oct
14
revised What is the earliest non-Judeo-Christian reference to Jesus?
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Oct
14
comment What is the earliest non-Judeo-Christian reference to Jesus?
This comment isn't meant as a criticism of the question--it's a valid question, if only as a matter of curiosity (once "non-Christian" is sufficiently defined)--but I wonder what the purpose is. Questions like this are often asked in an attempt to validate (or invalidate) the historicity of the person of Jesus, but to artificially limit acceptable resources to those outside of the Christian (or Jewish) faith is to artificially limit ones scope of study to those least qualified to comment (as Jesus lived among Jews and later Christians, most witnesses would be members of those groups).
Oct
14
comment What is the earliest non-Judeo-Christian reference to Jesus?
Related: Is there any verifiable historical and/or scientific evidence that Jesus lived?
Oct
14
comment What is the earliest non-Judeo-Christian reference to Jesus?
@JamesJenkins: So non-Jewish authors, too... so Josephus wouldn't count?
Oct
14
comment What is the earliest non-Judeo-Christian reference to Jesus?
What is your criteria for a "non-Christian reference?" The most well-known references to Jesus (the New Testament) were written by Jews--Christianity as a distinct religion didn't exist until at least decades, more probably a 2-3 centuries later.
Oct
13
comment Did God's curse on Cain extend to only Cain, Cain's descendants or to everyone?
@user2366911: Please see this post. We don't deal with "facts" here or "truth." We address how various Christian groups study scripture and theology. Not all Christians agree that Cain even existed, or that the flood happened. So while we respect that the letter of the Bible is enough evidence to convince you, as a site that is welcoming to all Christian perspectives, we aren't able to accept that as "a fact", per se. For this reason, when discussing such "facts", citations are required, by the guidelines of our site.
Oct
13
revised Under what conditions can a re-married catholic couple receive the sacrament of eucharist
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Oct
13
reviewed Edit suggested edit on What does 2 Timothy 2:15 mean?
Oct
13
revised What does 2 Timothy 2:15 mean?
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Oct
13
comment What do non-fundamentalists believe about the Bible?
@havlock: There are Christians who don't even believe Jesus Christ existed as a real, literal person. To them, there is no "cutoff point" at all.
Oct
13
comment Does sin hinder one's ability to speak God's word?
This 'false teachers' approach is interesting--and not one I would have thought of. I read the question as asking something more along the lines of "If a pastor is having a secret affair, does it affect his ability to preach effectively?"
Oct
13
comment What do non-fundamentalists believe about the Bible?
Asking what "non-fundamentalists" believe is far too broad, as there are a bazillion (that's a technical term) types of "non-fundamentalists." In fact, "fundamentalists" are a small minority of Christians, so you're really asking "What do all Christians ever, except a very small minority, believe about the entire Bible?" That's far too broad for us to address here.
Oct
13
revised How do we know we aren't worshipping the same God?
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Oct
12
comment Can Catholics receive sacraments via Skype?
@FMS: Blessings and indulgences aren't sacraments.
Oct
12
comment Does sin hinder one's ability to speak God's word?
I have edited your question along the lines of something that I think might be answerable here. Please review my edits, to make sure they haven't changed the intention of your question.
Oct
12
comment Does sin hinder one's ability to speak God's word?
Absolutely. Romans 3:23 is the most famous one.
Oct
12
revised Does sin hinder one's ability to speak God's word?
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Oct
12
revised Does sin hinder one's ability to speak God's word?
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Oct
12
reviewed No Action Needed Tower of Babel dispersion after the Table of Nations?
Oct
12
reviewed No Action Needed What is the Biblical basis and support for and against the view of predestination?