Christology

Jesus, Zoroaster, Buddha, Socrates & Muhammad The Life, Death and Teaching of Jesus Compared with Other Great Religious Figures By: Edwin M. Yamauchi, Ph.D.

 One hears conflicting estimates of Jesus. Christians believe he is incomparable, without a peer, but they are often quite ignorant of the lives of other great spiritual leaders. On the other hand, some people speak of Jesus, Buddha, Socrates and others without acknowledging any differences. Walter Lippmann, for example, remarks, “There is no doubt that […]

Variant reading of the Pre-Existent Lord [Κυριος] Jesus [Ιησους] as found in the Letter of Jude 4-6 (66 to 90 A.D) – Rudolph P. Boshoff.

In  “Jude’s letter” or the “Epistle of Jude” authored by Jude the Brother of James the Just we find one of the most interesting variant readings in the New Testament text. This type of variant reading is what could be understood as a “elucidating alteration” for clarification of the overall reading of Jude’s central message.The variant reading and the manuscripts that […]

Early Church Fathers regarding two Yahweh’s in Gen 19:24, “Then Yahweh rained on Sodom and Gomorrah brimstone and fire from Yahweh out of heaven.”

Although the unanimous opinion of the apostolic Fathers was that this was Jesus talking to Abraham, such is a guess and not specifically known by scripture. Having said this, the story of Abraham meeting God and the two angels in Genesis 18, is most likely what Jesus meant when He said, “Your father Abraham rejoiced to see […]