In this blog post I would like to also explain one of the main reasons for my not only disbelieving in the existence of the biblical god or any gods, but the very existence of Jesus Christ the so called messiah. Simply put, my main reason for not believing in Christ is because there is no archaeological evidence whatsoever of him having ever walked the earth.
Outside of the scriptures the evidence for the existence of Christ what little there is of it is flimsy and unreliable. There were historians that existed around the time of Christ's so called ministry days and his alleged death and resurrection. My question to all the readers of this blog is if Jesus was such a great man and did so many wonders before the eyes of thousands, then why hasn't any secular historian of the day taken any interest to write one iota about him? You would think that for a man whom the bible claims did so many signs and wonders and who was continually thronged by large multitudes someone outside of the scriptures would mention him.
Another aspect of this investigation leads to that of the likeness of Christ. It was only a little over two thousand years ago that he allegedly existed, yet Christian art from his time to now show very different images of Christ indicating that no one knew what he really looked like. Even today we have so many depictions of what people thought he looked like and to me for such a great man who made such an enormous impact on the world that is inconsistent with the beliefs. We have likenesses of Pharaohs of Egypt and great emperors of China who predated Christ by several thousands of years, yet we don't even have a bust or image drawn on a cave wall. I think that the reason that many scholars cannot find the historical Christ is simply because he never existed.
The Jesus of the bible in my view is nothing more than a conglomeration of pre-Christian myths. There are many similarities with the cult of Sol Invictus (sun worship) that was practiced by the Romans at the time and the tale of Christ. And like so many god men before Christ he conveniently ascended up to heaven so that outside of the the oral and written traditions there exists no evidence that he ever was a real person.