DOES AN ANCIENT TEXT PROVE THAT JESUS WAS MARRIED TO MARY MAGDALENE AND HAD CHILDREN? A Response to The Lost Gospel by Simcha Jacobovici and Barrie Wilson

© 2014, by John Tors.  All Rights Reserved.   Tuesday, November 11, 2014, saw the release of a new book called The Lost Gospel: Decoding the Ancient Text that Reveals Jesus’ Marriage to Mary Magdalene,[1] by Simcha Jacobovici (co-author of the risible The Jesus Family Tomb)[2] and Barrie Wilson (author … Continue reading

FANTASIA 2014: A Response to Yuval Harari’s Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

©2014 by John Tors. All Rights Reserved. When I was a young boy living in Montreal, my dad took me to a local theatre to see a re-release of Disney’s Fantasia. Fantasia, made in 1940, features eight animated sequences set to classical music. The sequences didn’t all have the same … Continue reading

A GLIMPSE OF HEAVEN? An Assessment of Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy’s Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back

©2014 by John Tors.  All Rights Reserved. INTRODUCTION Heaven is for Real,1 Pastor Todd Burpo’s story of his son Colton’s alleged “trip to heaven and back” has certainly caught the public imagination.  As of this writing, the book sits in top spot on The New York Times’ Print/Paperback Nonfiction Best … Continue reading