Christ's Ventriloquists: The Event that Created Christianity

Christ's Ventriloquists: The Event that Created Christianity
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ISBN10: 
0615573010
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9780615573014
Pages: 
377
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April 30th 2012 by Hyacinth Editions
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3.31

CHRIST’S VENTRILOQUISTS is a work of investigative history. It documents and describes
Christianity’s creation-event, in the year 49 or 50, in Antioch (present-day Antakya, Turkey), 20 years after
Jesus had been crucified in Jerusalem for sedition against Roman rule. On this occasion, Paul broke away from
the Jewish sect that Jesus had begun, and he took with him the majority of this sect’s members; he convinced
these people that Jesus had been a god, and that the way to win eternal salvation in heaven is to worship him
as such. Paul here explicitly introduced, for the first time anywhere, the duality of the previously unitary Jewish
God, a duality consisting of the Father and the Son; and he implicitly introduced also the third element of the
Trinity, the Holy Ghost.

This work also explains and documents the tortuous 14-year-long conflict Paul had had with this sect’s
leader, Jesus’s brother James, a conflict that caused Paul, in about the year 50, to perpetrate his coup d’état
against James, and to start his own new religion: Christianity.

Then, this historical probe documents that the four canonical Gospel accounts of the words and actions
of “Jesus” were written decades after Jesus, by followers of Paul, not by followers of Jesus; and that these
writings placed into the mouth of “Jesus” the agenda of Paul. Paul thus effectively became, via his followers,
Christ’s ventriloquist.

A work such as this can be documented and produced only now, after the development (during the past
70 years) of modern legal/forensic methodology. Previously, the only available methods, which scholars have
used, simply assumed the honesty-of-intent of all classical documents, especially of canonical religious ones,
such as Paul’s epistles, and the Four Gospels. Only now is it finally possible to penetrate deeper than that, to
reach the writer’s intent, and not merely his assertions, and to identify when this intent is to deceive instead of to
inform. Whereas scholars have been able to discuss only the truth or falsity of particular canonical statements, it
is now possible to discuss also the honesty or deceptiveness of individual statements. This opens up an
unprecedented new research tool for historians, and CHRIST’S VENTRILOQUISTS is the first work to use these
new methods to reconstruct, on this legal/forensic basis, not just how crimes took place, but how and why major
historical events (criminal or not), such as the start of Christianity, actually occurred.

The author explains: “What I am doing in this work is to reconstruct from the New Testament the crucial
events that produced it, without assuming whether what the NT says in any given passage is necessarily true or
even honest. Instead of treating the NT as a work that ‘reports history,’ the NT is treated as a work whose
history is itself being investigated and reported. Its origin goes back to this coup d’état that Paul perpetrated in
Antioch in the year 49 or 50 against Jesus’s brother James in Jerusalem, whom Jesus in Jerusalem had
appointed in the year 30 as his successor to lead the Jewish sect that Jesus had started. The Gospel accounts
of ‘Jesus’ reflected Paul’s coup d’état – not actually Jesus, who would be appalled at the Christian concept
of ‘Christ.’ That concept was radically different from the Jewish concept of the messiah, and Paul knew this
when he created it.”

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