Richard Carrier
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Richard Carrier

Dr. Richard Carrier is a published historian and philosopher, specializing in the philosophy of naturalism and the intellectual history of Greece and Rome. He's a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard with a B.A. from U.C. Berkeley in History and Classical Civilizations, and a Ph.D. in ancient history from Columbia University. He has written extensively for the Secular Web and in various periodicals and books, and discussed his views in public all over the country and on TV.

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    • On the Historicity of Jesus

    • Why We Might Have Reason for Doubt
    • By: Richard Carrier
    • Narrated by: Richard Carrier
    • Length: 28 hrs and 8 mins
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    The assumption that Jesus existed as a historical person has occasionally been questioned in the course of the last hundred years or so....

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    • Well thought out argument.

    • By Insomniak1 on 05-23-15

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    • Why I Am Not a Christian: Four Conclusive Reasons to Reject the Faith

    • By: Richard Carrier
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    • Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
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    Dr. Richard Carrier, world-renowned philosopher and historian, explains the four reasons he does not accept the Christian religion....

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    • Well-Reasoned, Logical Argument

    • By Troy on 03-24-15

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    • Hitler Homer Bible Christ

    • The Historical Papers of Richard Carrier 1995-2013
    • By: Richard Carrier
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    • Length: 14 hrs and 2 mins
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    Richard Carrier, Ph.D., philosopher, historian, blogger, has published a number of papers in the field of ancient history and biblical studies....

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    • As advertised...

    • By Matthew on 03-10-16

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    • The Scientist in the Early Roman Empire

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    • Length: 18 hrs and 29 mins
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    In this extensive sequel to Science Education in the Early Roman Empire, Dr. Richard Carrier explores the social history of scientists in the Roman era. Was science in decline or experiencing a revival under the Romans? Find out....

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    • A must read for historians

    • By vidar lystad johansen on 09-13-18

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    • Proving History

    • Bayes's Theorem and the Quest for the Historical Jesus
    • By: Richard Carrier
    • Narrated by: Richard Carrier
    • Length: 13 hrs and 4 mins
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    Almost all experts agree that the Jesus of the Bible is a composite of myth, legend, and some historical evidence....

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    • Good Book, Difficult Format

    • By Erin Branscome on 08-21-15

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    • Not the Impossible Faith

    • By: Richard Carrier
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    • Length: 12 hrs and 49 mins
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    Not the Impossible Faith is a tour de force in that genre, dissecting and refuting the oft-repeated claim that Christianity could not have succeeded in the ancient world unless it was true....

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    • Fish, meet barrel.

    • By bill doyle on 08-07-14

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    • Sense and Goodness Without God

    • A Defense of Metaphysical Naturalism
    • By: Richard Carrier
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    • Length: 15 hrs and 14 mins
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    If God does not exist, then what does? Is there good and evil, and should we care? How do we know what's true anyway....

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    • Alone again, Naturally

    • By Gary on 07-29-14

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    • Science Education in the Early Roman Empire

    • By: Richard Carrier
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    • Length: 4 hrs and 47 mins
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    Throughout the Roman Empire cities held public lectures, had libraries, and teachers and professors in the sciences and the humanities, some subsidized by the state....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting

    • By Leslie RP on 01-14-17

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