With many thanks to Eric Erickson for “Kwanzaa: The Scientology of Holidays.”
DATELINE: Jerusalem, 66 C.E.
What do you get when you take an anti-Roman felon and add a desire for Jewish nationalism? Christianity. What does the success of Christianity so far say about our modern Common Era? It is a reflection of Common Era nihilism given legitimacy by scribes hell bent on diminishing the Pagan heritage of Rome.
Over the last few decades, scribes have profiled his “disciples” and family members close to Jesus Christ. Apparently, our Roman gods and goddesses are too powerful and numerous for these Christ-lovers.
Christianity has absolutely nothing to do with Judea and everything to do with hating the Roman Empire. Christianity is the brain child of Jesus, who you will not be surprised to learn claimed from early childhood that he was the son of YHWH, the Jewish God. Some time after that, he took the name Christ, ran afoul of imperial officials, and proclaimed that belief in his divinity was required for entry into the afterlife. Continue Reading »