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Is Jesus' story original? Was is also adapted from Pagan Traditions??

Krishna is an anciet Hindu God who pre-dates Christianity by 1400 years+.
Dionysus is a Greek God who pre-Dates Christianity by at least 200 - 500 years.
Horus/Osiris of Egypt Pre-Date Christianity by at least 1500 years...
Mithra of Persia, Zoroaster and other could be listed also but I have limited space.

ALL of which hold almost identical myths to that of Jesus...

And here, I open for discussion... What are your thoughts??

 
SabrinaMBowen

Asked by SabrinaMBowen at 7:03 PM on Apr. 9, 2009 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • why does EVERYTHING have to be based on the pagan bullshit?


    because the first christians lacked originality?

    autodidact

    Answer by autodidact at 1:59 PM on Apr. 10, 2009

  • Personally I believe that all religions that have a GOD are worhipping the same thing and jsut call it different names and worship in different ways. I have many times felt that the story of Jesus sounds an awful lot like many other stories in other religions and if you look real closely at many christian traditions they were borrowed from the Pagans in the areas they were trying to conquer in an attempt to get the Pagans to switch to Christianity.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:10 PM on Apr. 9, 2009

  • why does EVERYTHING have to be based on the pagan bullshit?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:11 PM on Apr. 9, 2009

  • What are these identical myths you speak of?

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:13 PM on Apr. 9, 2009

  • Although I'm Agnostic, I have to disagree with a few 'facts'. Jesus was to have been a perfect being who never 'sinned' while the other gods mentioned lead lives more similar to humans. Also, Jesus was the son of god and had special gifts, but was not to be worshipped as a god himself (as in the others mentioned)

    I do see where your going with this one, but there are enough differences to seperate the Jesus story from most other religious ones.
    ozarkgirl3

    Answer by ozarkgirl3 at 7:13 PM on Apr. 9, 2009

  • jesus was a prophit, not a god
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:14 PM on Apr. 9, 2009

  • I believe that the man Jesus was an enlightened man who taught great wisdom, and that his story was mingled with existing Pagan beliefs.
    Collinsky

    Answer by Collinsky at 7:23 PM on Apr. 9, 2009

  • ozarkgirl3 and others... I said ALMOST identical... All the faiths have a few differences but the similarities are to prominent to ignore.


    Most were born of virgin, on Dec 25, Crucified, resurrected and then ascended to heaven, all were also sons of "gods." 


    Yet only one is usually seen as valid.  The LAST one to come about...

    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 7:24 PM on Apr. 9, 2009

  • this is why i think christianity is a load of BS

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:25 PM on Apr. 9, 2009

  • I too believe that Jesus was a Prophet, and although he seems to have been a wonderful man, I do not believe that he was any more devine than I am. My question is did the myths that acompany Jesus actually come from previous religions?
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 7:26 PM on Apr. 9, 2009

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