posted on Feb, 28 2008 @ 11:52 AM
Originally posted by GUICE2
reply to post by AshleyD
If anyone can answer this question intelligently without falling victim to dogmatic beleif i will send them a crisp 100 dollar bill
Why was the divinity of jesus christ such a hotly debated issue at the council of nicea and really throughout the history of our worldy religions??
Why was the Divinity such a hotly debated issue?
Anyone that has people following them and has them willingly go to death under the worst conditions possible, torture, boiling etc..
for merely saying/believing in the divinity of another person all the while claiming that this person has amazing abilities is mind-blowing.. hell we
wonder how Jimmy Jones got everyone to follow him...(grape tang anyone?)
the reason it was so highly debated ? because if people didn't accept the person they accepted the words of the person which is a contradiction I
understand but one that still has it's effect, we needn't go too far into our own history to see this with the elaborate debate over the existence
of Don Juan Matus a character from Carlos Castaneda's books, sure under a magnifying glass it seems neatly wrapped up and debunked, but if you look
very carefully and following the bread crumbs you notice theres a lot more behind it.
The same is true with Christ, ... was it one person? a collaboration? a fabrication? then they listen to the words and have an uneasy feeling and they
wonder where this(the words) came from, and they are left scratching their heads still.
Another reason to debate his divinity is because of the miracles he DID do, were all reproductions of previous miracles carried out by prophets etc..
in the old testament and the order in which he carried them out is significant also leaving the question 'who guided him' or who taught him? leaving
them to wonder how did "some loser" become so important and so intelligent and amass such a following, without an army or artillery but with mere
So far he has been the most influential speaker to date.
Hell our friggin' date and calendars are based on his birth and death!..
B.C., A.D. .... Anno Domini Nostri Iesu.