|Did Jesus exist?|
This section is about arguments that Jesus didn't exist -- not even as a person who walked the earth. A related issue that Jesus did not exist but was created from stories of pagan myths is covered on another hub page.
Foundational Points -- some preliminary guidelines on the question.
The Tale of William Tell -- what sort of evidence would we expect for someone who really was a legendary figure? Found in my book Shattering the Christ Myth and also available from the November 2008 E-Block [order back issue]
Jesus Not Mentioned by Ancient Writers? -- commentary on a list originally created by John Remsberg
Did Nazareth Exist? -- scanned chapter from my book Shattering the Christ Myth answering Rene Salm and other "Nazareth mythers".
Non-Christian texts that mention Jesus.
Thallus -- just a discussion of some accessory objections; include a link to a more thorough treatment, and a comparison of views.
Refuting the Myth That Jesus Never Existed -- general overview by James Hannam [Off Site]
Metacrock's Historical Jesus Pages [Off Site]
Essays and book reviews on persons who promote "copycat" theories (other than "copycat" theories -- for that, see here.
Flemming, Brian -- The God Who Wasn't There
Humphreys, Ken (jesusneverexisted.com) -- listen to my debate with Humphreys on Premier Christian Radio
Recommended Books -- a bibliography of books on the historical Jesus