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[edit]. 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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Forgery in Christianity by Joseph Wheless

Chrysostom, On the Priesthood, Book Wheless served as counsel for several American free-thinking organizations and defended many cases involving issues of atheism. Also self-taught, Wheless was a successful lawyer and a very outspoken Jesus-was-a-myth writer.

Of course these figures are only a guide. I had no right to disregard his struggles and to drag him against his will into the bonds of truth!

Caritia Hughes rated it it was amazing May 14, While Lucilius is rightly assailed by Horace 1 for the unevenness of his verses, he is equally rightly praised for his wit and his charming style. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. But yet if the option were proposed to the man who chose to burn incense to idols rather than yield his body to abominable lust, that, if he wished to avoid that, he should violate the fame of Christ by some lie; he would be most mad to do it.


In any case, download times tend to be shorter, and modems and servers faster, than they were. Quae vetustas est, quae vim divinam conficere wheoess Nay, rather, they who grieve to hear him anathematized, and who impeach their own pretended orthodoxy by eulogizing in another the heresy which they hold themselves.

One includes his own legal battles over freethought. It would be impossible for anyone who has read the works of St. However it is probably from Cicero’s dialogue with Quintus, “De divinatione”: You chriztianity indignant with me because I have merely silenced Jovinian and forgerry instructed him.

But he is in fact reiterating the common patristic defense against perversion of the scriptures by heretics see Tertullian, De praescriptione haereticorumfor a full exposition by referring back to the churches founded by the apostles and the common doctrine taught by them he is NOT, of course, articulating the position of the Council of Trent.

Chrysostom wrote 44 sermons on 1 Corinthians, but none on 1 Cor. Who, then, will put up with the follies of Origen? We have already spoken of the profession of faith which he brought forward to vindicate his own orthodoxy, or perhaps in the fforgery that the council might adopt it.

Forgery In Christianity

Wheless was an American judge; there are many honourable American rationalists in his book. These are wholesome words from the perennial and living fountain. This has been known since at least the time of Robert Bellarmine in the 17th century.

How foolish it would be to eulogize a system so far as to endorse its blasphemy! These encyclicals are now online: When a clearly-defined dogma contradicts a scientific assertion, the latter has to be revised, and it will be found premature.

Much real information is included, although heavily slanted. 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’s mentioned in foegery in the middle of a passage as vehement as possible in the opposite direction. Therefore I ask, who is this Manichaeus? Andrew Criddle who wrote in and enabled me to find this text, and supplied me with these references.

How accurate are the quotations in Wheless’ Forgery in Christianity?

It is equally significant that “The Prince”, by Machiavelli, was published with papal licence, though afterwards severely prohibited. The Logic of Miracles. What Cicero said of the Pythian Oracles may as truly be applied to every form of priestcraft: Language is extreme, and men may make reservations without being fraudulent, but the basic facts are correct.

But since he christianiyt goes on to discuss the Latin father, Augustine, it is hard to see why Wheless says he does not. Jordan Krueger marked it as to-read Dec 03, Then India is reached and the river Ganges-called in holy scripture Pison-“which compasseth the whole land of Havilah” and is said to carry down with it-from its source in paradise-various dyes and pigments. I have praised the commentator but not the theologian, the man of intellect but not the believer, the philosopher but not the apostle.

Nevertheless we have seen a significant level of misinformation in Wheless’ account, and in some cases deliberate misrepresentation would seem to be a possibility.

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