Tag: myth

  • [8] Was Jesus born at Migdal-Eder, Bethlehem?

    Shepherds told ‘swaddling cloths and a manger’ how did they know where to go? Was Jesus born at Migdal-Eder ‘Tower of the Flock’ at Bethlehem?

    Shepherding in Shepherd's Fields, Bethlehem. Was Jesus born at Migdal-Eder, Bethlehem - the Tower of the Flock?
  • [1] Who can we trust? Wikipedia, education, TV, newspapers?

    We get bombarded with people’s opinions, good and bad advice. But who can we trust? Wikipedia, education, TV, they’ve got authority…

    University graduation day.
  • [4] The Star of Bethlehem: when was it? Planets or star?

    There is a lot of star and planet information for that period in history, could any of it indicate a star or planets that lead the Magi (Wise Men) to Bethlehem? Could any of these known star movements have been the Star of Bethlehem?

    Star of Bethlehem. Here is a conjunction of Jupiter, Mars, Venus and Mercury.
  • 1. What errors are in the Bible? Scientific inaccuracies

    What errors are in the Bible, but many of these ‘inaccuracies’ can be explained. For example the smallest seed, stars falling, ant behaviour, solid sky…

    The Brazen Sea is destroyed by the Chaldeans (watercolour, circa 1896–1902 at the Jewish Museum, New York
  • 2. Must Christians believe in Adam?

    Evolution or Creation do we have to choose? Popular science says Evolution is indisputable, it’s proof? Anatomy, molecular homology biogeography, fossils…

    Curved Fossil Lobster.
  • 2. Does Genesis fail scientific study? Day 1

    Does Genesis fail scientific study? Is there is any science behind it. The earth was a formless ball in space without any vegetation or inhabitants.

    A planet showing light and dark on it's surface.
  • 3. Creation days 2 and 3 – atmosphere and vegetation

    Creation days 2 and 3. Until scientists studied the earth’s atmosphere, we never realised how important it is! Dry ground appears, vegetation grows..

    Sky and clouds
  • Gospels written too long after Jesus?

    Were the Gospels written too long after Jesus? There have been several people who have said that the time between Jesus′ death and resurrection, and when the New Testament was written is a long time. But Donald Campbell’s story is a contemporary illustration: Donald Campbell is known for breaking world speed records, from 1955. Then…

    Donald Campbell's Bluebird
  • 3. What is the evidence for evolution?

    We are told Evolution is fact. Do we accept that? Or do we add God into the areas of chance? Or believe the Bible creation? Or ignore the subject?

    Evolution of the head and skull
  • 4. Creation of the sun moon and stars – Is Genesis scientific?

    The Creation of the sun moon and stars in Day 4 in the Bible is illogical. This happened AFTER light had appeared on day 1 of Creation. Is it scientific?

    Sun and clouds
  • How reliable are sources in history?

    How reliable are sources in history, ancient documents like: Caesar′s manuscripts on the Gallic War, Gospels in the Bible, New Testament, Thucydides′ History of Peloponnesian War, Tacitus Histories? Let′s see the evidence for these writings, compared with the four Gospels…

    A fragment of a manuscript.
  • 6. Did all humanity come from Noah? Table of Nations

    Noah’s relatives in Genesis show their spread at a certain point in time. Opponents to this say it doesn’t mention native American Indians, Aborigines…

    A graph of the timelines of Adam to the flood, showing length of life and sons.
  • 5. According to their kinds – Does science threaten Genesis?

    Genesis and science does it stand up? According to their kinds is a very important phrase in Creation – it does not mean species, it is a broader group…

    Tiger walking by trees.
  • 6. Could early man write? Oral traditions passed on

    Oldest surviving inscriptions: 3300 BC. Could early man write before that? ‘Popular history’ says it was by word of mouth and includes exaggeration.

    Ink on Egyptian Papyrus.
  • 9. Are dragons real creatures?

    UPDATED! There are a lot of references to dragons throughout history, but are dragons real? These creatures are probably based on real, living dinosaurs that are described correctly, or they have been described with the combined features of several dinosaurs, or they may be based on a real dinosaur with additional exaggerations. Written evidence from…

    Dragon statue
  • [6] Turin Shroud and Sudarium of Oviedo

    The Turin Shroud has been kept in Turin, Italy since 1578. For centuries it has been surrounded in controversy, many believe that it was the cloth that was wrapped around the body of Jesus of Nazareth, after he had been crucified, others disagree…

    Turin Shroud showing as it appears and then what it looks like as a photo negative.
  • [1] Could Noah have built the Ark – he was an Ancient engineer

    Could Noah have built the Ark which was about the size of a 14000 ton modern tanker? It is strange but true, that many building marvels were built thousands of years ago and modern engineers have tried to recreate certain ancient buildings or machines and have often failed…

    The Sphinx and Great Pyramid of Giza
  • [7] Jews and Jesus – Judaism’s perspective

    Jews and Jesus, what does the Jewish community think of Jesus? They haven′t got a vested interest in Jesus because they see Him as forming a different religion to their own. We look at what four Rabbis have written about Jesus…

    The flag of Israel