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By David Fitzgerald

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Why may somebody imagine Jesus by no means existed? Isn't it completely moderate to just accept that he was once a true first century determine? because it seems, no. NAILED sheds mild on ten liked Christian myths, and, with facts amassed from historians around the theological spectrum, exhibits how they element to a Jesus Christ created completely via allegorical alchemy of desire and mind's eye; a messiah reworked from a simply literary, theological build into the everyday determine of Jesus - briefly, a only mythic Christ.

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David Fitzgerald is an atheist activist, historic researcher, author and nationwide public speaker. He used to be the co-founder & director of the world's first Atheist movie pageant and San Francisco's oldest annual Darwin Day party, "Evolutionpalooza!"

Today he works for the Secular pupil Alliance and co-runs The Godless Perverts tale Hour. he's additionally writer of "NAILED: Ten Christian Myths That convey Jesus by no means Existed At All" and "The entire Heretic's consultant to Western Religion" series.

His 2010 ebook NAILED severely examines the ancient facts of Christ, and he's presently engaged on the follow-up ebook, Jesus: Mything in motion, so one can tackle the secular arguments for the old Jesus.

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Moreover, it denotes the supreme God whose power includes those of all the lesser gods. In the purest Hebrew monotheism, of course, these other gods are not permitted to exist, since lahve is the One and only power in the universe. But if this vowel-name is that of the Sun God, then the powers he includes are those of the other planets, as we mentioned in connection with Apollo in Chapter 3. This furnishes the name with its astral dimension, also expressed in musical notes as the Harmony of the Spheres.

41 The vase depicted four musicians, two playing the cithara and two the double aulos. In five vertical columns ran a series of characters in which Vincent read the four archaic vowels A E I 0, interpreting them without a doubt as musical notation. But Vincent had been snubbed by the aggressive Fran<;;ois Joseph Fetis, uncrowned king of musicology, who saw no such thing in these indecipherable characters, and after a brief polemic the matter rested there. /2 it became apparent that the vowel-sequences were not isolated phenomena found on a few gems or artifacts, but that they were inserted with striking and disconcerting effect in otherwise legible Greek texts.

But Vincent had been snubbed by the aggressive Fran<;;ois Joseph Fetis, uncrowned king of musicology, who saw no such thing in these indecipherable characters, and after a brief polemic the matter rested there. /2 it became apparent that the vowel-sequences were not isolated phenomena found on a few gems or artifacts, but that they were inserted with striking and disconcerting effect in otherwise legible Greek texts. Farthey did not for a moment doubt the musical character of these vowels, though he did not try to transcribe them into notation.

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