"...I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God, punishing the children for the sin of the fathers to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me..." [Deuteronomy 5:8-10]

Thursday, August 22, 2002

I've been rather tied up with work recently... Hence the lack of postings ;> However, you see some interesting thoughts I've been putting together on The Exodus Myth at Evidence.info.

Tuesday, July 30, 2002

I've had problems with blogger, so my log is a little out of date. I've made various minor changes here and there. The big news, however, is that Tektonics seem to have taken an interest in PTET... Now isn't that nice ;>

Monday, July 15, 2002

Monday, July 01, 2002

Updated The myth of the "Virgin Birth" as a fulfillment of prophecy to include a quotation from Josephus which may explain the mistranslation of "maiden" in the book of Messiah.

Wednesday, June 19, 2002

Updated Reasons not to believe Hugh Ross's Creation Model with links to What does the Bible say about creation from ReligiousTolerance, and a critique of Ross' Hebrew and interpretation of the Bible, by Mark Perakh: A Crusade of Arrogance.

Added links to my usenet postings.

Monday, June 17, 2002

Wednesday, June 12, 2002

I've begun a major update of my page on the composition of the New Testament, with information from from The Journal of Biblical Studies confirming that it is impossible to date any of the canonical gospels before the second century CE...

Tuesday, June 11, 2002

Updated 7Q5: Is it 'Mark' and does it matter? with a quote from Thiede implying that the scriputres are the final arbiter of their own authority...

Sunday, June 09, 2002

Major update of The Resurrection on Trial with a discussion on the unreliability of the Gospel accounts.

Tuesday, June 04, 2002

Updated Testing the reliability of the New Testament to discuss the theory that the "census of Quirinius" mentioned by Luke refers to an oath of allegiace required by the Emporer Augustus in 2 or 3 BCE.

Monday, June 03, 2002


Sunday, June 02, 2002

Wednesday, May 29, 2002

Tuesday, May 28, 2002

PTET finally made it to Google...

Friday, May 24, 2002

My website has been accepted into the Freethought Webring. No updates here - but check out the latest discussions at the Evidence.info discussion board.

Tuesday, May 21, 2002

Updated Judgment overdue - Just where is Jesus? to note that Tektonics do not quote any scholars of Biblical Greek who disagree with mainstream academic opinion that Jesus promised to return within the lifetime of his listeners.

Friday, May 17, 2002

Updated Testing the reliability of the New Testament with more information on the Resurrection accounts.

Thursday, May 16, 2002

Wednesday, May 15, 2002

Monday, May 13, 2002

Super-search engine added to my main article index - check it out ;>

New pages:
The Christian suppression of pagan works
The Therapeutae: Christians before Christ?
Athengoras: A Christian without Christ? (c. 117 CE)
Theophilus of Antioch (c. 117-181 CE)

Further updates to my pages on Celsus, Eusebius and Minucius Felix. I've also updated Was Jesus Christ a real historical figure? to add a reference to Tektonics' position on the debate, and tidied up my page 7Q5: Is it 'Mark' and does it matter?.

Friday, May 10, 2002

Today I received an extremely helpful e-mail from Roger Pearse of the Tertullian Project. I have updated my pages on Celsus, Eusebius and Minucius Felix accordingly.

Also added: Thoughts on authorities and illogical arguments
Major Update: Aristides and the historical Christ
Various minor updates.

Thursday, May 09, 2002

Wednesday, May 08, 2002

I've received my first fan letter, from the lovely [name removed;>]. You can read it on my Fan mail received page. I've also made various minor updates to several pages.

Tuesday, May 07, 2002

Added Q: The Gospel before Jesus?. Various minor updates.

Monday, May 06, 2002

Expanded Pagan influences on Christianity to discuss old testament mythology alongside the life of Christ. Added Origen the doctrinally vague, and updated pages on Celsus, Eusebius and Josephus accordingly. Updated Testing the reliability of the New Testament to add a discussion of time and date issues with the various Gospel accounts of the crucifixion.

Sunday, May 05, 2002

Friday, May 03, 2002

Updated: Did Josephus mention Jesus Christ? to discuss "The Testimonium Flavium".

Thursday, May 02, 2002

Monday, April 29, 2002

Thursday, April 25, 2002

Added: A survey of the Christian Hell...
Various updates here and there...

Wednesday, April 24, 2002

Thursday, April 11, 2002

In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. And God said, Let there be light: and there was light...