Posts Tagged ‘Jesus’

December 5th, 2017

Virgin Birth Parallels?

by Clinton Chisholm

 

Virgin Birth Parallels

The more popular claims of borrowing or influence between Christianity and the mysteries pertain to the birth/death/resurrection of Jesus Christ. What were the mystery religions?

The mystery religions (contrary to George James’ book Stolen Legacy: Greek Philosophy is Stolen 

July 5th, 2009

Rasta Origins: Muta’s Myth & Misconception

by Clinton Chisholm

Rasta Origins: Muta’s Myth & Misconception

During our Religious Hardtalk dialogue about my book Revelations on Ras Tafari rebroadcast on TVJ, June 24, 2009, Mutabaruka advanced the view that the early Rastas saw Emperor Haile Selassie as God because of a statement made by Marcus Garvey. …

March 22nd, 2009

Quibbling With Tafari

by Clinton Chisholm

Quibbling With Tafari

My friend Dr. Ikeal Tafari has written two pieces in your newspaper raising questions on the historical roots of Israel. Unfortunately the main source he seems to be drawing on is Gary Greenberg’s book The Bible Myth: African Origins of

November 10th, 2008

The Resurrection

by Clinton Chisholm

 

The Resurrection

Any analysis of the Easter story from a New Testament perspective must grapple with 1 Corinthians 15. 1 Corinthians is almost universally accepted as written by Paul about AD 55/56 and therefore earlier than Acts and some, if not …