[Excerpt from IS JESUS “GOD”? Copyright © 2017 Edward K. Watson. All rights reserved. Section 1.2.] (Important! This section is within the “Database” portion of the book and only quotes and paraphrases biblical passages. There is NO interpretation nor commentary – you can interpret them however you want. This section only tells the reader WHAT […]

[Excerpt from IS JESUS “GOD”? Copyright © 2017 Edward K. Watson. All rights reserved. Section 7.2.]   Superficially, the Bible’s claim that Jesus is God seems silly, but if one contemplates the claim and follows the logical process; the absurdity disappears: Believer: Jesus is God and created the universe. Skeptic: That’s ridiculous. Believer: Why? Skeptic: […]

[Excerpt from IS JESUS “GOD”? Copyright © 2017 Edward K. Watson. All rights reserved. Section 7.2.]   An honest and ethical intellectual recognizes the futility of using scientific and moral arguments against the existence of God since whatever objection one makes is purely subjective—and will most likely be wrong scientifically and morally a century from now […]

[Excerpt from IS JESUS “GOD”? Copyright © 2017 Edward K. Watson. All rights reserved. Section 7.2.]   What is the likelihood that the creator of the universe, a cosmos that may contain a trillion trillion planets, would be born on our planet? On the surface, it appears ridiculously unlikely until we stop and think about […]

[Excerpt from IS JESUS “GOD”? Copyright © 2017 Edward K. Watson. All rights reserved. Section 6.8.]   All philosophical objections to the Bible’s claims can be resolved by addressing a simple question: What does God value? We humans have different values for things. What is more valuable, two ounces of 24 karat gold, or a Rolex […]

[Excerpt from IS JESUS “GOD”? Copyright © 2017 Edward K. Watson. All rights reserved. Section 6.6.]   The biblical model for salvation is simple to understand when one avoids imposing theological constraints on the text: God had a plan before the universe was made that somehow involved his Son, Jesus, and other entities who became […]

[Excerpt from IS JESUS “GOD”? Copyright © 2017 Edward K. Watson. All rights reserved. Section 6.3.] The World Wants to Know More About Jesus Even Though Christians are Reluctant to Talk About Him While there are more Christians on earth than any other religion, and Christianity is the foundation of the Western world, the accurate […]

[Excerpt from IS JESUS “GOD”? Copyright © 2017 Edward K. Watson. All rights reserved. Section 6.5.]   The word “Gospel” is constantly used within Christianity, but it is often employed in a manner that includes ideas that are unique to a particular denomination or omits crucial concepts. When one puts together the different doctrines that […]

[Excerpt from IS JESUS “GOD”? Copyright © 2017 Edward K. Watson. All rights reserved. Section 6.4.]   Modern Christianity is, without a doubt, the most confident of the four largest religions. It does not fly into a rage whenever someone disrespects it or ridicules its founder. It does not instigate its followers to go on murderous […]

Modern humans (Homo sapiens sapiens) are not just incrementally superior to any other hominid or animal; we’re qualitatively different, both as the only known technologically-intelligent species and by virtue of dozens of unique abilities. It is not a claim but a demonstrable fact that anatomically modern humans (Homo sapiens sapiens) are vastly superior to every […]