Posted: Feb 09, 2016 12:11 am
by proudfootz
lpetrich wrote:There are stories of divine paternity of people whose existence that we accept: Pythagoras, Plato, Alexander the Great, and Augustus Caesar. So we can treat Jesus Christ's alleged divine paternity as comparable to theirs.

True - we have to take each case on its own merits.

Plato, Alexander, and Augustus have robust catalogues of evidence for existing outside of any legends that might have attached to them.