Carrier follows the religious bias of amateurs as greedily as he does his own mistaken prejudices, rather than relying on competent Jewish scholars such as Amy-Jill Levine, Paula Fredriksen and Geza Vermes, when he opines that ‘The fact that Jesus’ betrayer’s name means “Jew” should already make us suspicious’.
She might not like me saying this, but I can. It’s my blog. Steph demolishes Carrier so much so that I’ve now become a Carrier-mythicist.
What? You don’t know what I mean? Read the above link.