Action taken.1. J.P. Holding
has not been banned.
2. The "Sheila Rangslinger" identity,
which Holding employed as a nasty sock puppet to shill for himself,
HAS been banned.
J.P. Holding has been invited to
re-register under his own name.
Given his extremely
antagonistic and self-promoting behavior since he arrived here as
"Sheila," I feel we've been more than fair to Mr. Holding. And it
has never been our intent to prevent anyone from learning Holding's
point of view on religious issues.
I would encourage everyone
to visit Mr. Holding's website, where he argues vigorously against
those who promote the "Christ Myth" theory.
are some selected essays by Mr. Holding. He doesn't allow comments
or other discussion about them on the site, but here are the
"Jesus: God's Wisdom"http://www.tektonics.org/jesusclaims/trinitydefense.html
the Christ Myth"http://www.tektonics.org/jesusexist/jesusexisthub.html
Expectorations" (critique of TGWWT)http://www.tektonics.org/gk/godthere.html
the other side, many arguments against "The God Who Wasn't There"
are dealt with here:
Official movie FAQ:http://www.thegodmovie.com/faq.php
to Critiques of the Mythicist Case" by Earl Dohertyhttp://home.ca.inter.net/oblio/CritiquesLicona.htm
you would like to hire Mr. Holding to speak on "The God Who Wasn't
There," you may contact him here:http://www.tektonics.org/qt/speaking.html
I was the one other time I had to do this, I am sorry to have had to
ban anyone at all. But I believe this action will make the forums
more useful for everyone, regardless of their point of
This thread is now closed.