Naturalism as a Worldview
Dr. Carrier's own worldview, evidence for which is also evidence against the supernatural claims of Christianity.
Should We Still Be Looking for a Historical Jesus? (2014)
Summary of my book On the Historicity of Jesus for The Bible and Interpretation.
Ehrman on Historicity Recap (2012)
Summarizes the final state of my online debate with Bart Ehrman over whether we can know Jesus ever actually existed.
Casey on Historicity (2014)
Extensive critical review of Maurice Casey's book defending the historicity of Jesus.
Responses to Defenders of the Historicity of Jesus (2014)
Complete and updated list of my replies to scholars attempting to establish Jesus existed.
Strange Notions Historicity Debate (2013)
Assessment and table of contents of my online debate with Catholic scholars on whether Jesus existed.
FAQs on Carrier's chapters in The Empty Tomb, addressing common responses to his arguments against the resurrection there.
Stephen Davis Gets It Wrong (2006)
Rebuttal to Stephen Davis' critical review of The Empty Tomb in the journal Philosophia Christi.
Luke vs. Matthew on the Year of Christ's Birth (2006)
Summary case against harmonizing the nativities of the gospels (abridgement of the ).
Mark 16:9-20 as Forgery or Fabrication (2009)
Surveys the evidence and scholarship establishing that the current ending of Mark was not originally in the text.
Some Godless Comments On Jesus (2003)
Critique of attempts to portray Jesus as a brilliant Hellenistic philosopher ahead of his time, with discussion of the quality of evidence for what Jesus said and did.
Some Godless Comments On Jesus II (2004)
Elaborates in great detail on many issues raised by the first article (above).
Bayes' Theorem and the Modern Historian: Proving History Requires Improving Methods (2012)
Summary of the argument in Proving History for the trade periodical The Bible and Interpretation, on why Jesus studies needs to reform its methods, and learn Bayes' Theorem.
Bayesian Calculator (2012)
Brief explanation and automated calculators for using the logic of Bayes' Theorem to test claims about Jesus (or any claims about history).