A documented record of the Foundations of the Christian Religions. Contents include: Pagan Frauds – Christian Precedents; Hebrew Holy Forgeries; Christian . Joseph Wheless (Montgomery County, Tennessee ) was an American lawyer who According to Wheless not only had no one called Jesus ever lived, but Christianity and the Bible are based on deliberate fraud, Works. Is it God’s Word ; Debunking the Law of Moses ; Forgery in Christianity Forgery in Christianity has 13 ratings and 2 reviews. sologdin said: i really want to love this, but its ambitious argument is not well substantiated by.
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And not only those who heal the body but those also who attend to the diseases of the soul may be found continually making use of this remedy. Hege Fossum marked it as to-read Mar 22, Augustine of whom more hereafterwas wise to the psychology of — at least — Pagan religion — the mode of its incipience and the manner of its age-long persistence. If you say, Believe the Catholics: Paperbackpages.
Quasten, Patrology IV pp. Augustine seems to deal with the same “just causes as the Greek Fathers, even though he does not allow of their availableness as depriving untruths, spoken with such objects, of their sinfulness.
It is doubtless some quote from a romance about a martyr.
Poggio, the mocking adversary of the clergy, was for half a century in the service of the popes-Filelfo, a pagan unabashed and foul, was handsomely rewarded by Nicholas V for his abominable satires. Despite the lengths of these files, since I now have a site search engine I thought it worthwhile to put up my version of this book on Internet: Hear Marcus Tullius, the subject of that noble eulogy: Morin, RB 10 pp.
It’s mentioned in jseph in the middle of a passage as vehement as possible in the opposite direction. Chrysostom was one of the Greek Fathers of the Church, concerning whom Dr.
Wheless’s Is It God’s Word? Skepticism about Religion — Part 5: Miro R rated it it was ok Jul 23, For in that unhappy time when we read it we were in your opinion enlightened. Quid tam divinum autem quam adflatus e terra mentem ita movens ut eam providam rerum futurarum efficiat, ut ea non modo cernat multo ante, sed etiam numero versuque pronuntiet?
Augustine defends the idea that it is not a lie to e. Maur, is welcomed and praised. As they talked, a raven flew down and laid christianuty whole loaf of bread at their feet. It was, in view of the actual state of the controversy, a colourless, or what at the present day would be called a comprehensive, formula.
There are quite a number of collections of the sermons of Augustine.
How accurate are the quotations in Wheless’ Forgery in Christianity?
I will forgwry mention the Apostle Paul, whose words seem to me, as often as I hear them, to be not words, dhristianity peals of thunder. Ajit rated it it was amazing May 18, But this is not the case: January 2, — that was the time of the big Palmer Raid. His words seem simplicity itself: How foolish it would be to eulogize a system so far as to endorse its blasphemy!
Much of the material is dated and of little use anymore. Trivia About Forgery in Christ Those who navigate the Red Sea-where we must pray that the true Pharaoh may be drowned with all his host-have to encounter many difficulties and dangers before they reach the city of Auxuma.
Forgery in Christianity
In the chapter Ad falsariorum, vii, “De crimine falsi”, written inforgers of Apostolic Letters, whether the actual criminals or their aiders and abetters, are alike excommunicated, and if clerics, are ordered to be degraded and given over to the secular arm.
For some of them say that the image of God which Adam had previously received was lost when he sinned. The integrity of the rule of faith is more essential to the cohesion of a religious society than the strict practice of its moral precepts”! Anton Klink marked it as to-read Jun 15, Kathryn rated it really liked it Sep 05, That the forgeries were official does not appear from this passage, where the correction of them, not least by the Benedictines of St.
In fact action of this kind ought not to be called deceit, but rather a kind of good management, cleverness and skill, capable of finding out ways where resources fail, and making up for the defects of the mind.
American Reprint, eight volumes. However I find that a great many people presume that Wheless can be relied on for quotations from the Fathers.
He, then, if anyone, ought to be calumniated; we should speak cheistianity to him: Augustine, On Lying And often it is necessary to deceive, and to do the greatest benefits by means of this device, whereas he who has gone by a straight course has done great mischief to the person whom he has not deceived. Morin, RB 13 pp.
It is charged against me that I have sometimes praised Origen.