Was Jesus real? Can we trust the Bible? Is it always true? On a web forum, one woman defended the reality of Jesus and the divine inspiration of the Biblical text. Below, I've included her points and my responses. I would love to flesh-out these points more in later posts.
[Said in response to a non-theist's point that you can believe a religious leader was a good person with worthwhile points and not have faith in him or believe he was a prophet] Joseph Smith was a false prophet as is any other person in history whose prophecies have failedBut even Jesus didn't even fulfill all the prophesies (supposedly) about him. He apparently has to come back a second time to finish them all. (more…)