Jesus mythicism an introduction

The Jesus Myth Theory w/ Richard Carrier and Raphael Lataster

Richard Carrier and Raphael Lataster on the Mythicist Milwaukee Show

 

Richard Carrier and Raphael Lataster join us for a discussion that covers the arguments for and against the mythicist position. We touch on many topics that relate to why we believe Jesus is purely a myth and was not an historical figure. If you are interested in the information that surrounds the Jesus myth theory, make sure to listen to this interview!

Richard Carrier has a Ph.D. in the history of philosophy from Columbia University, and is a published philosopher and historian, specializing in contemporary philosophy of naturalism, and in Greco-Roman philosophy, science, and religion, and the origins of Christianity. He blogs regularly, lectures for community groups worldwide, and teaches courses online. He is the author of many books including “Sense and Goodness without God”, “On the Historicity of Jesus: Why we Might Have Reason for Doubt”, and “Proving History: Bayes's Theorem and the Quest for the Historical Jesus”.  His work has been published frequently in academic journals.

Raphael Lataster is a professional PhD researcher at the University of Sydney.  He lectures on topics related to religion at various institutions. Raphael’s Master’s thesis focused on Jesus historicity theories, concluding that historical and Bayesian reasoning justifies a skeptical attitude towards the ‘Historical Jesus’. For his doctoral work, Raphael is analyzing the major philosophical arguments for God’s existence and attempts to demonstrate the logical improbability of theism.

They have recently worked together on an exciting new book entitled “Jesus Did Not Exist: A Debate Among Atheists”.

Mythicism in Greece

Minas Papageorgiou talks with us from Greece on the "Mythicist Milwaukee Show"

Minas Papageorgiou founder is the founder of the Greek Mythicists organization. He has extensive knowledge on the mythicist position and firsthand knowledge on how Greek mythology has been infused with the Abrahamic faiths.

Minas met with Sean Fracek, the president of Mythicist Milwaukee, in Greece and took him on a guided tour of Athens.

Minas met with Sean Fracek, the president of Mythicist Milwaukee, in Greece and took him on a guided tour of Athens.

Minas has spent many years studying the mythicist position and has been actively working to share the information that he uncovers through print and media. Minas is a journalist and author by trade and has written a masterpiece entitled "Jesus Mythicism: An Introduction" that includes the varying viewpoints of the top secular and mythicist scholars. 

Minas is a journalist and author by trade and has written a masterpiece entitled "Jesus Mythicism: An Introduction" that includes the varying viewpoints of the top secular and mythicist scholars.  Listen to the full interview here

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