The major religions of the world were brought into existence through LIES.
The Christian Religion: Two Popes even admitted that Christ was a Fable. Pope Leo X, died 1521. “How well we know what a profitable superstition this fable of Christ has been for us and our predecessors.”
Pope Leo X
Later Pope Paul III expressed similar sentiments, saying that there was no valid document to demonstrate the existence of Christ. He confessed that “Jesus never existed”, adding that he was “no other than the sun, adored in its Mithraic sect…”
Pope Paul III
In regards to the “Mithraic sect..” Christianity is a copycat religion, invented by Constantine, for political purposes, based upon that myth, of Mithra (Mithras) son of a god, born of a virgin on December 25th.
Mithras- Louvre, Paris
If I tell you to accept an untrue myth as true, I am asking you to believe a LIE, no matter how much you may adore the untrue myth.
A good book about Christianity:
Historian, after exhaustive research, writes Jesus never existed. Writer finds no mention of Christ in 126 historical texts. He says Jesus was a mythical-character.
Michael Paulkovich’s book is available on Amazon here: http://tinyurl.com/opj8a4n
I am reading the book and highly recommend it. Especially the top of page 55 (Roman leaders decide they need a god, any viable god, to hold the flagging empire together), and the bottom of page 61 (in 391AD, Roman Emperor Theodosius elevates Jesus, posthumously, to divinity, declaring Christianity the only “legitimate” religion of the world, under penalty of death).
Revealing book by Samuel Butler, “BEYOND ALL RELIGION” agrees with the thrust of Paulkovich’s new book
Sample Sam’s book here (or purchase if you desire) http://tinyurl.com/khmtk26
Based on another LIE. Moses was based upon the life and legends of Sargon the Great, the
King of Akkad.
The story of Sargon’s birth and childhood is given in the “Sargon legend“, a Sumerian text ….. In particular, the image of Sargon as a baby castaway set adrift on a river picked up by a gardener…
Moses never existed: Amongst the hundreds of thousands of Egyptian monumental inscriptions, tomb inscriptions and papyri, there is complete silence about the ‘600,000 men on foot, besides women and children’ who The Book of Exodus tells us escaped from Pharaoh’s armies. The Egyptians were great record keepers. If a silo broke in Nubia, they recorded it.
Mormonism is based on a LIE. The founder, Joseph Smith, was convicted in a court of law on March 20, 1826 of being an impostor (we call it fraud now-a con man).
Later, Joseph Smith claimed that on September 22, 1827 he ran 3 miles, running at the top of his speed through the woods, jumping over logs, and knocking down not one or two, but three assailants in the process, all the while with the 200 pounds of gold plates safely under his arm! Lead is close to the weight of gold. Try running 3 miles with 200 pounds of lead tucked under one arm. Once at home, he verbally translates the plates to scribes (who are forbidden to see them) into the Book of Mormon.
Islam: Question: You decide: Does the text of the verses of the Qur’an correspond exactly to those revealed to Muhammad directly as the words of God, delivered to Muhammad through the angel Gabriel, as claimed?
The above is from my new book: “Beyond All Religion”, available at Amazon, here: http://tinyurl.com/7cz2cwv (152 pages, $9.95) Also an ebook on Smashwords ($3.49), OR send $9.95 payable to Sam Butler, SB 197, PO BOX 25292, Miami, FL 33102.