I thought you might enjoy the discussion which followed this post, two years ago. If you want interesting conversation online, you’ve come to the right place.
I happened to be leafing through the latest issue of Biblical Archaeology Review last night. With Herschel Shanks retired as editor-in-chief, the new regime has filled the magazine with ads for books to Reputable Bible Scholars Inc. alleging there was no such person as Jesus Christ–or at best, he was just a nice guy who ran afoul of the Romans.
They are evangelists for atheism. And paganism.
What do they get out of it? Search me.