On The use of Bayes Theorem in Historical Jesus Studies

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Post By Joel Watts (10,115 Posts)

Joel L. Watts holds a Masters of Arts from United Theological Seminary with a focus in literary and rhetorical criticism of the New Testament. He is currently a Ph.D. student at the University of the Free State, analyzing Paul’s model of atonement in Galatians. He is the author of Mimetic Criticism of the Gospel of Mark: Introduction and Commentary (Wipf and Stock, 2013), a co-editor and contributor to From Fear to Faith: Stories of Hitting Spiritual Walls (Energion, 2013), and Praying in God's Theater, Meditations on the Book of Revelation (Wipf and Stock, 2014).

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3 thoughts on “On The use of Bayes Theorem in Historical Jesus Studies

  1. Interesting. That looks like a real theorem (squeezing of limits). The last line looks wrong, though. Putting 2 in parentheses like that doesn’t look wellformed.

    • I dunno… I think the words are the thrust of the cartoon with everything else as generic backdrop used by the cartoonist to provide ambiance.

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