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Subject:  Re: A thought about theism Date:  11/26/2019  4:39 PM
Author:  bdhinton Number:  199491 of 199647

Here's a couple of quotes from the book:

"Ultimately, nonbelief in God is an act of faith..."

Wait, what?

"all scholars agree that Gospel traditions must originally have been formulated by disciples of Jesus and others who encountered him, witnessed the events, and remembered his teaching."


Quotes out of context can be hard to deal with. But in general, he's right. I think for the second one, he must have meant "Historians". There is a broad consensus on that. That is not to say that these experts agree that, for example, miracles really happened.
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