Why Zoroastrianism might *not* be one of the religions that influenced the Bible’s authors

Links to mentioned videos below. (NOTE: these videos start with the #5 because they are all extensions of Part 5 of 7 to my video series called “Using the Socratic Method with Christian Proselytizers.”)

5.1: Noah’s Ark – a monotheistic version of a polytheistic tale: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I9fxvJy9swk&

5.2: Satan’s pre-Christian virgin birth stories (playlist): http://www.youtube.com/user/ToddAllenGates?feature=mhum#p/c/37AA1EAE07693963/0/e-ymGDRZfOQ

5.3: God sacrifices self to appease self–“barking mad?” (playlist): http://www.youtube.com/user/ToddAllenGates?feature=mhum#p/c/C1C78205F373F865/0/SDJ-azGoBt8

5.4: The evolution of the Bible’s depiction of the afterlife (playlist): http://www.youtube.com/user/ToddAllenGates?feature=mhum#p/c/5FAFC5E9CA448920/0/R6_XJjJiVAY

5.5: The incoherence of Christianity’s “Satan”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1p1fqthw7c

Why I’m no longer certain about Zoroastrianism’s influence on Christianity:

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My three YouTube channels:

http://youtube.com/user/ToddGates – my musician channel

http://youtube.com/user/ToddAllenGates – where I discuss the ideas in “Dialogue with a Christian Proselytizer”

http://youtube.com/user/ToddAllenGates2 – where I discuss the ideas in my book “Hunting, Gathering, & Videogames” (such as “Why do we have to work?” and “Why do we have to use money?” and “How should we define ‘success’?”)

For customer reviews of “Dialogue with a Christian Proselytizer”: http://www.amazon.com/Dialogue-Christian-Proselytizer-Allen-Gates/dp/1601450893/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1257014762&sr=8-1

Link to eBook: http://booklocker.com/books/2739.html

Link to free PDF excerpt: http://assets.booklocker.com/pdfs/2739s.pdf

For customer reviews of “Hunting, Gathering, & Videogames”: http://www.amazon.com/Hunting-Gathering-Videogames-Allen-Gates/dp/1601450443/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1257014863&sr=1-2

Link to eBook: http://booklocker.com/books/2672.html

Link to free PDF excerpt: http://assets.booklocker.com/pdfs/2672s.pdf



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