By Michael Sturgulewski
Because the days of the early Christian church, unbelievers have brushed aside the Gospel of Christ as a fable or hoax, as far as to assert that Jesus of Nazareth was once now not even a ancient determine. Christianity, they are saying, is a process of religion that's in simple terms a remodeling of pre-existing ideals and motifs from either pagan mythology and astrology. during this booklet, those claims might be positioned to the try which will separate truth from fiction in such accusations opposed to Christianity. also, it is going to be proven in what methods the individual of Jesus of Nazareth is so tremendously designated from different deities imagined to be one of the world's many "crucified saviors."
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Which was affected by the semen of Zeus, the chief of the Olympian gods. According to one version of the myth, a hermaphroditic (having both male and female parts) monster arises from the earth and gives “birth” to the river Sangarius, from which Nana is brought forth. The myth states she either became impregnated by holding an almond to her breast or by it falling into her lap while sitting beneath a tree. 22 There is also an alternate version of the myth, in which Nana is the daughter of King Sangarius and she becomes pregnant from a pomegranate fruit.
However, he said this merely in retaliation to Pentheus' refusal to bestow him honor, rather than making a literal claim to incarnation. II. December 25th date of birth: said of Horus, Attis, Krishna, Dionysus, and Mithras Concerning Horus Horus' birth was actually celebrated during the month of Khoiak, which corresponds to October/November. Plutarch’s claim that Horus was born in December1 is more closely related to the sacredness which many pagan religions associated with the winter solstice, which was typical of sun gods (which Horus became through his merging with Ra).
In her attempt to validate this play on words, D. M. ”14 Murdock also draws attention to the early church writer John Chrysostom (c. 347-407), who said, “But Our Lord, too, is born in the month of December…the eight before the calends of January …, But they call it the 'Birthday of the Unconquered'. Who indeed is so unconquered as Our Lord…? ”15 She then states, “As we can see from these revealing remarks, the birth of Christ at the winter solstice has been asserted since as early as the 3rd century.
A Sure Foundation: Answering the Charge Against Christianity by Michael Sturgulewski