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Did Jesus Exist? Price/Ehrman Debate- Who Won? Who's Next?

On Friday October 21, 2016, Dr. Robert Price and Dr. Bart Ehrman finally debated on whether or not Jesus existed. The Mythicist Milwaukee team held the debate in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at Turner Hall. After the debate many people in Milwaukee and online were already discussing who won and what the main takeaways were from the debate.

We decided to invite the experts on a podcast to get their opinion on this debate and where the mythicist position is headed. Matt Dillahunty, Dr. Richard Carrier, David Fitzgerald and Kristyn Whitaker Hood join hosts Sean Fracek and Jason Lawson to discuss the debate.

Matt Dillahunty explains why he feels at this point the mythicist position is not ready for the spotlight. But is it getting there? Also, If you are in that camp that feels Dr. Richard Carrier should be the next to debate Dr. Bart Ehrman, you will get a sneak peek of what that would like in this interview. 

Where Atheism and Mythicism Meet w/ Frank Zindler

Frank Zindler joins us on the "Mythicist Milwaukee Show" 

Frank R. Zindler is a prominent American atheist who served as interim president of the atheist organization American Atheists in 2008. Zindler has been a biology, psychobiology and geology professor for many years. Zindler is the editor of American Atheist Magazine and Director of American Atheists Press.

Zindler is an outspoken opponent of Creationism and has participated in several Evolution v. Creation debates including his famous debate with philosopher and theologian William Lane Craig.

Zindler is also a proponent of the mythicist theory that no historical person lies behind the Gospel picture of Jesus of Nazareth. After the publication of Bart Ehrman's 2012 book “Did Jesus Exist?” Zindler and Robert M. Price co-edited an anthology of essays by various mythicist scholars arguing against Bart Ehrman's position.

Frank joins us and discusses his relationship with Madalyn Murray O'Hair and his involvement with the foundation of the American Atheists organization. He also explains how Madalyn first introduced him to the mythicist position and the value that he feels this area of study brings to the atheist movement.

Frank Zindler is a very accomplished secular leader and scholar that has done and continues to do great things to promote secularism. He has been involved in the atheist movement for over 30 years and continues to dedicate his life advocating for secular values.

Make sure to visit his YouTube page. He has a great amount of fascinating content and interviews surrounding the mythicist position and scientific method.