A Shapeshifting Jesus: The Earliest Harmonization of the Endings of the New Testament Gospels

Sorting through the New Testament gospels accounts of the “sightings” of Jesus is incredibly complex. I have done my best to lay them out for comparison and interpretation in several posts on this blog, including “How Faith in Jesus’s Resurrection Originated and Developed: A New/Old Hypothesis.” One thing that any…

Religious News Service Obituary: Religion Historian Jonathan Z. Smith Dies

Religion News Service http://religionnews.com/2018/01/02/religion-historian-jonathan-z-smith-dies/ OBITUARY Religion historian Jonathan Z. Smith dies By Yonat Shimron | January 2, 2018 Religion historian Jonathan Z. Smith from a video series. Images courtesy of YouTube (RNS) — Jonathan Z. Smith, a historian and theorist of religion widely admired for his analytic rigor in…