Reason to Doubt – Shroud imaging

The second episode on Reason to Doubt discusses the imaging on the shroud. The Shroud of Turin Image is NOT Jesus | Debunking the Shroud ep.2 (Artists, Radiation, & Chemistry) They present some proposals on how the image was formed. First hypothesis they discuss is it was a work of art. Hypothesis 1: Medieval artist … Read more

Reason To Doubt – C-14 dating

Reason To Doubt has several videos on the Turin Shroud. Of course, they don’t believe the shroud is authentic. Their first video: The Shroud of Turin is Fake! || Radiometric dating & invisible patches Welcome to another episode of Reason To Doubt with Jordan and Jared your source for all things skeptical. I’m Jordan and … Read more

Early belief – kerygma

Another early Christian tradition is the “kerygma”. Kerygma (from the ancient Greek word κήρυγμα kérugma) is a Greek word used in the New Testament for “proclamation” (see Luke 4:18-19, Romans 10:14, Gospel of Matthew 3:1). It is related to the Greek verb κηρύσσω (kērússō), literally meaning “to cry or proclaim as a herald” and being … Read more

Early hymn – Phil 2:6-11

Another early Christian oral tradition is Philippians 2:6-11: Phil 2:6-11 KJV 6 Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: 7 But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men: 8 And being … Read more

Richard Carrier – The Case Against the Resurrection

Richard Carrier on The Case Against the Resurrection: Carrier claims extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence. 1:13 Therefore the claim that Jesus rose from the dead is an extraordinary claim. So just like a claim to own a starship it requires our extraordinary evidence not because it’s impossible but because it’s incredible we have no more … Read more

Dale Allison – I wager against authenticity

Dale Allison, in his book, The Resurrection Of Jesus: Apologetics, Polemics, History (2021), makes this observation – “New Testament scholars have generally failed to broach the topic [of the Shroud of Turin]”. He does mention John Robinson, but the reference is quite dated with a publication of 1977. I know Gary Habermas has written on … Read more

Jesus was raised spiritually, not bodily

Waterfall wrote: ↑Fri Jul 21, 2023 10:02 am God works in mysterious ways God made the body disappear and left a footprint. That is all you can say. No bodily resurrection. The spirit of Jesus was seen. Well, if it was a spiritual resurrection, then the spirit could as well be physically touched and could … Read more