virus: Christianity: it's origins

Eric Boyd (
Sat, 18 Oct 1997 21:00:55 -0400

Hi Chardin;

Prof Tim wrote:
> If the prophecies were all wrong, and the future was not "revealed"
> in the bible, and there was not Christ (this is hypothetical,
> remember), would you still be a Christian? Why or why not?

Then you wrote:
> I could not possibly be a Christian as you hypothesize.
> Christianity is a relationship with God made possible
> by the death of His Son on the cross.

I want to draw your attention to a web site I recently found:

Religious Tolerance, Ontario Consultants:

You said (as regards some scientific thingy):
> Do you think any widespread investigation has ever
> looked into this?

Do you think any in depth scientific analysis of the Bible has
occurred? If so, what are the conclusions?

Check this out:

The Gospel of Q:

It is very possible that Prof Tim's "hypothetical" situation is closer
to the "objective truth" than the modern Christian views are.

Also, I'd like to refer you to the talk origins web page, for all the
"proof" you will ever need of evolution:

A good creation science page can be found at:

Also check out the Internet Infidels at:

Specifically, the creation material is good:

... who makes it a point to find and read material he *doesn't* agree
with, and hopes others do the same ...