Freedom had been hunted round the globe; reason was considered as rebellion; and the slavery of fear had made men afraid to think. But such is the irresistible nature of truth, that all it asks, and all it wants, is the liberty of appearing.
~ Thomas Paine, Rights of Man, 1791 ~

Saturday, April 26, 2014

The Salem Witchcraft Trials - Evidence Against The Resurrection of Jesus

The Salem witch trials were a series of hearings and prosecutions of people accused of witchcraft in colonial Massachusetts between February 1692 and May 1693. The trials resulted in the executions of twenty people, most of them women.

We have vastly more and better quality evidence for witchcraft in these cases, than we have for the resurrection of Jesus. Yet we are rightly sceptical of whether any magic or witchcraft actually happened in Salem, and so in order to be consistent we must also be sceptical of whether any resurrection took place in the case of Jesus. The below video explains The Salem Witchcraft Argument in greater detail...