Skeptics occasionally allege that the accounts of Jesus' life, death and resurrection were copycats of pagan gods
and myths. The following articles are all offsite.
Is the story of Jesus' life based on pagan myths?
General articles (offsite)
Glenn Miller has a multi-part article covering:
Was the New Testament Influenced by Pagan Religions?
by Ronald Nash
- Standards for
determining if something is a copycat and other considerations
- Alleged resurrected gods:
Adonis, Baal, Hadad, Attis, Marduk, Osiris, Tammuz, Melquart, Eshmun
- Other gods, including
Osiris (again), Dionysus, Mithras, Buddha, Horus, Krishna
- The extent of pagan influences on the Gospel writers
Related articles (offsite)