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Forgotten Origins:The Lost Jewish History of Early Christianity
The history of early Christianity is shrouded in mystery. Jesus and his early followers were Jewish, but most Jews and Christians know little of the origins of either. Since the third and fourth centuries CE, Judaism and Christianity have crystallized to the point of apparent distinction so much to obscure shared history and even theology. Consequently, people legitimately ask what connections could Judaism and Christianity have. A variety of textual discoveries including the Dead Sea...
Magic in Christianity: Jesus The Gnostic AudioDocumentary
In this week’s show our guest is Robert Conner author of "Jesus the Sorcerer" and "Magic in Christianity: From Jesus to the Gnostics" . His articles “The Romans meet Jesus” and “Faking Jesus” are featured on disinfo.com and Scribd respectively. In Part 2 of our discussion we focus on the early church's relationship to magic and Jesus’ connection to Greek culture including Gnosticism. We also discuss sorcery and demonology in the Greco/Roman culture of that time. According to Gershon...
Magic in Christianity: Jesus The Necromancer? AudioDocumentary
In this week’s show our guest is Robert Conner author of Jesus the Sorcerer and the website Magic in Christianity. His articles “The Romans meet Jesus” and “Faking Jesus” are featured on disinfo.com and Scribd respectively. In Part 1 of our discussion we focus on the accusation from the Gospels that Jesus was a necromancer by King Herod. We also explore Jewish Apocalyptic movements, the difference between hallucinations and visions, the mythical Jesus theory, incantations, legends of...
Full Demonology of Ancient Israel AudioDocumentary
We start our series on biblical subjects by exploring the origins of demonology through scholarly research and a discussion of the impact of these beliefs on the Western monotheistic traditions of Judaism and Christianity. Our guests are Joe Balog a Roman Catholic intellectual and Sam Granger an Eastern Orthodox Chantor. The study of demons is a complex topic, as it taps into the most supernatural aspects of the monotheistic traditions. These mysterious beings have sparked countless...
Demonology of Ancient Israel
Part 1 of “Demonology of Ancient Israel” is now available. More podcasts are on this and other subjects are on the way... On our first episode we explore the demonology of Ancient Israel with Joe Balog, a Roman Catholic intellectual. The study of demons is a complex topic, as it taps into the most supernatural aspects of the monotheistic traditions. These mysterious beings have sparked countless legends, from tales about their origin, to perspectives that claim they can take hold of human...