From the outside - an Orthodox Jew, from the inside - a Kofer
כִּי לֹא מַחְשְׁבוֹתַי מַחְשְׁבוֹתֵיכֶם, וְלֹא דַרְכֵיכֶם דְּרָכָי
That was... terrible. 1. There are books published today claiming alien sightings, with specific names and everything, and they sell.2. If getting a lot of people to change their religion and follow yours is proof if it's validity, then Scientology must be true, too.3. The Romans and Jews wanted to make sure the body stayed in the ground so it wouldn't be resurrected? Why would it even occur to them that such a thing might happen?And the people doing the interview seem so impressed by this nonsense.
One answer: No critical Thinking Skills...
Began to watch and choked within the first few seconds and stopped watching. “The Bible has endured because of it’s credibility.” Begging the question !; Also is there no other reason why it has endured ?; Jesus rose is a story in a book, a book recorded many years after the alleged Jesus existing. There are many ways people (even many people) may come to believe in fairy tales or false histories. A belief arrived at thru the passions is defended by the passions and sometimes ‘reason’, ‘reason’ that has been distorted.
I think he meant to say 'credulity' ;)
With Passover approaching, who of you would like to tackle this latest attempt to justify the traditional account of the biblical exodus story , while giving short shrift to everything critical biblical scholarship has to say in the matter?http://mosaicmagazine.com/essay/2015/03/was-there-an-exodus/
What's your point?