Contrasting The Nicene Creed and Epicurus on the Nature of the Gods

Contrasting The Nicene Creed and Epicurus on the Nature of the Gods | Turtles All The Way Down.

Posted because I think Jesus was one of the greatest social reformers the world has ever known. His religion is the sort that topples governments. But with the 1st Council of Nicea it all went bad. Christianity became a religion about Jesus as opposed to the religion of Jesus. With the conversion of Constantine, Christianity became a tool of the state to control the populace, as opposed to the revolutionary upending of society that Jesus had begun.

 

Fox News’ Lauren Green asks Reza Aslan why Muslim would be interested in Jesus.

Video: Fox News’ Lauren Green asks Reza Aslan why Muslim would be interested in Jesus..

This is too rich; open mouth, insert foot.

I just finished reading the book…it is a good “Jesus as history” work.

I think he used a poor choice in terms in going with “Zealot” as the zealots were a historical Jewish schism which he doesn’t really link with the historical Jesus.

This interview really shows how out of touch Fox News is (and the fundie Christian crowd in general.)