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Posts which explore alternative sources for the origins and stories of Christianity.

Caesar’s Messiah

“All religions are equally sublime to the ignorant, useful to the politician, and ridiculous to the philosopher.” – Lucretius (Roman Philosopher 99 B.C.E. – 55 B.C.E.) I have recently discovered a fascinating book and documentary entitled “Caesar’s Messiah,” by Joseph Atwill,

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The Christmas Myth

At this time of year especially, we hear many stories.  We hear stories of a jolly old white bearded man named Santa Claus who brings gifts to little children all over the world in one night while flying through the

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Without Sin?

What is sin?  Dictionary.com defines sin as “transgression of divine law… any act regarded as such a transgression, especially a willful or deliberate violation of some religious or moral principle… any reprehensible or regrettable action, behavior, lapse, etc,; great fault

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The “Genesis” of an Illusion

We have discovered it time and again throughout our journeys on this site… the fact that the ego, the self-concept, is an illusion, rendering all belief structures which assume the ultimate reality of the self to be fiction.  Since All is

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The Christ Myth

There is an aversion in our society to the word “myth” because we believe this means a story is untrue.  That is not at all the case.  Myths, from Ancient Greece such as the “Iliad” and “Odyssey” of Homer, to the modern ”Star

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Who is Jesus Christ?

The name “Jesus Christ” is an expression of the fact of our dual natures, both human and “divine.”  To be clear, when I speak of “spirit” or of the “divine,” I am speaking metaphorically, and am not referring to the concept of

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