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  • Theologians Challenge Bart Ehrman's 'Sloppy' Scholarship in 'How Jesus Became God' With New Book

    04/25/2014 7:48:17 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 45 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 04/25/2014 | Nicola Menzie
    Bart Ehrman, prolific author, New Testament scholar and former evangelical Christian, says it took him eight years to research and complete his new book, How Jesus Became God: The Exaltation of a Jewish Preacher from Galilee. Yet, a group of fellow scholars responded in their book, How God Became Jesus, by claiming that the Christian-turned-agnostic's "sloppy" scholarship on Jesus' divinity leaves much to be desired. Ehrman, the James A. Gray Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, says his research reveals that Jesus, a first century Galilean, never claimed to be God, and that it...
  • Soldier's sanity debated in murder case

    12/02/2010 11:02:10 AM PST · by smoothsailing · 79 replies
    UPI.com ^ | 12-1-2010 | staff report
    Soldier's sanity debated in murder case Published: Dec. 1, 2010 at 3:58 PM FORT CARSON, Colo., Dec. 1 (UPI) -- A Colorado hearing for an Army private, accused of killing a prisoner in Afghanistan, heard conflicting reports on his mental state. Soldiers testified by telephone from Afghanistan Tuesday for Pfc. David Lawrence's preliminary hearing at Fort Carson, the Denver Post reported. Lawrence, 20, is charged with premeditated murder for allegedly killing Taliban commander Mullah Mohebullah in his cell Oct. 17, hours after his capture. The defense portrays a troubled young man who was put on antidepressants and sent back to...
  • '2,000-year-old Jesus box' may not be a fake, as Jerusalem forgery trial nears collapses

    10/29/2008 7:42:25 PM PDT · by BGHater · 66 replies · 2,150+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 30 Oct 2008 | Daily Mail
    A judge is set to throw out charges against experts accused of faking a stone box that claimed to offer the first physical proof of the existence of Christ - raising the possibility once again that it could be genuine. The discovery of the 2,000-year-old ossuary, or bone box, bearing the words, 'James, son of Joseph, brother of Jesus', was regarded as one of the greatest archaeological discoveries when it emerged nearly a decade ago. Fake or genuine: Men accused of forging an inscription of the 'Jesus Box' could be released The disputed inscription on the 'Jesus Box' But other...
  • Haditha Reporter Was Jailed By US, Shares Name With Source

    06/03/2006 8:46:28 AM PDT · by Thebaddog · 44 replies · 1,200+ views
    Given the breathless coverage (actually only repetition of the same paltry facts) from our one party media about the civilian deaths in Haditha, I am surprised that we have heard nothing about the curious background of one of the first journalists to report the story, Ali Omar Abrahem al-Mashhadani, from the "restive town" of Ramadi. It turns out Mr. al-Mashhadani might not have felt the kindliest intentions towards the US, having been imprisoned for five months mere weeks before his Haditha scoop. Al-Mashhadani was detained because images found on his camera and because of his t"ies to the insurgents," according...
  • Murtha's Irresponsible Remarks(Armed Forces Day)

    05/20/2006 7:13:45 PM PDT · by kellynla · 33 replies · 844+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | May 20, 2006 | staff
    Rep. John Murtha, who last year called for the immediate pullout of U.S. troops from Iraq, this week accused an entire Marine company of murdering 15 Iraqis "in cold blood." Mr. Murtha claims he received his information from sources inside the Pentagon, which is conducting an investigation into the Nov. 15 incident in the town of Haditha. That investigation is not yet completed, which makes Mr. Murtha's accusation not only irresponsible, but an egregious violation of ethical conduct by a sitting congressman. Mr. Murtha concedes that he has not read any part of the Pentagon's unfinished report. All he has...
  • No terrorism in deadly Toronto doughnut shop explosion: police (rush to judgement?)

    04/02/2006 6:44:14 PM PDT · by GMMAC · 73 replies · 1,809+ views
    CBC News ^ | Sun, 02 Apr 2006 | Staff
    No terrorism in deadly Toronto doughnut shop explosion: police Last Updated Sun, 02 Apr 2006 21:16:42 EDT CBC News Police have ruled out terrorism as the cause of an explosion at a Tim Hortons doughnut shop in a trendy downtown area of Toronto on Sunday, killing one man. The victim was likely an arsonist or attempting suicide, Staff Sgt. Don Cole of Toronto police told reporters hours after the explosion. "He's not a strap-on al-Qaeda bomber guy," Cole said. "It sounds to me like a guy who either wanted to do a torch job or commit suicide." Police said...
  • Limbaugh's Secret Life

    10/07/2003 5:37:58 AM PDT · by jimmccleod · 385 replies · 3,117+ views
    GOPUSA ^ | 10/06/2003 | Carol Devine-Molin
    Limbaugh's Secret Life By Carol Devine-Molin October 6, 2003 We conservatives are all saddened by the news that Rush Limbaugh is being investigated by law enforcement authorities for illegal buys of prescription painkillers. If accounts being bandied about the media are accurate, then Limbaugh: a) has procured tremendous amounts of highly addictive narcotic medications from his pill-pushing housekeeper Wilma Cline, and, b) is likely to be subjected to arrest. Oh, by the way, dear Wilma sold her hot celebrity story to The National Enquirer for about four hundred thousand dollars. Am I surprised by the overall situation? Yes and no....