What if Jesus was Real

English: Jesus Christ - detail from Deesis mos...
English: Jesus Christ – detail from Deesis mosaic, Hagia Sophia, Istanbul (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

That’s a difficult question for many to read. It could mean, possibly, this author believes Jesus was not real or at least has doubts as to the existence of a Jesus. And maybe that is why the question is put the way it is. After all, it is less of…

Well, that’s it. That is all you are getting. Go here and leave comments. Yes, another one on Huff Post.

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Joel L. Watts
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).

7 thoughts on “What if Jesus was Real

  1. Our sole sufficient historical evidence for the person Jesus is the original and originating faith and witness of the apostles. This is Not fo
    und in the writings of the NT, the letters of Paul, the Gospels as well as the later writings of the NT. This images the Christ myth of faith – Paul’s kerygma. This witness is found in the Sermon on the Mount. our sole NT Scriprural source of who Jesus was and what he was up to. See the works of Schubert Ogden, James M. Robinson and Hans Dieter Betz, ou top NT Sholors/

  2. It is good form to link to the post you are criticizing so readers can see both sides. That’s what’s called “intellectual integrity”.

    1. Except this post is actually what is first. This post. Right here. This is the one I write at the start. Others are responding to it. This one. This one is not in response to anyone else. This is original. Hope that clears it up a bit.

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