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Comment by Jose on May 16, 2011 at 11:32am
I would think many here would be interested in the new mythicist position. Please give the links & videos a good going over before having any knee-jerk reactions.

"Never before has there been such a succinct, clearly explained comprehensive position for mythicists":

The Mythicist Position:

"Mythicism represents the perspective that many gods, goddesses and other heroes and legendary figures said to possess extraordinary and/or supernatural attributes are not “real people” but are in fact mythological characters. Along with this view comes the recognition that many of these figures personify or symbolize natural phenomena, such as the sun, moon, stars, planets, constellations, etc., constituting what is called “astrotheology.”

"As a major example of the mythicist position, various biblical characters such as Adam and Eve, Satan, Noah, Abraham, Moses, Joshua, King David, Solomon & Jesus Christ, among other figures, in reality represent mythological characters along the same lines as the Egyptian, Sumerian, Phoenician, Indian, Greek, Roman and other godmen, who are all presently accepted as myths, rather than historical figures."

- Christ in Egypt: The Horus-Jesus Connection, page 12

What is a Mythicist?

The Mythicist Position – video

For further explanation see, The Evemerist vs. Mythicist Position

The Origins of Christianity and the Quest for the Historical Jesus Christ

The Origins of Islam

Astrotheology of the Ancients

The 2011 Astrotheology Calendar

Freethought Gear

"I find it undeniable that many of the epic heroes and ancient patriarchs and matriarchs of the Old Testament were personified stars, planets, and constellations."
- Dr. Robert Price, Biblical Scholar

"Your scholarship is relentless! The research conducted by D.M. Murdock concerning the myth of Jesus Christ is certainly both valuable and worthy of consideration."
- Dr. Kenneth L. Feder, Professor of Archaeology

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