Six New Atheist Myths about Jesus and the Gospels

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In the second part of his response to the New Atheism at Fitzroy Presbyterian Church in Belfast, David Glass comments briefly on six of their claims about Jesus and the Gospels. It might be tempting to think that Christians and atheists will just have different views on these subjects and that there is no way to resolve these differences, but on these six claims of the New Atheists David argues that any rational person should reject them. Despite their popularity as objections to Christianity, there are no good reasons to accept them and very good reasons to reject them. These New Atheist myths are:

1. Myth 1 – Jesus’ existence is questionable

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Myth 2 – The four gospels in the New Testament were selected arbitrarily while other gospels were suppressed

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Myth 3 – The gospels have been corrupted

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Myth 4 – Christianity is based on Mystery Religions

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┬áMyth 5 – Science rules out miracles

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Myth 6 – The birth narratives in Matthew and Luke contradict each other

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