JSOR 2016, Beaverton: Joseph Bessler, How Jesus Became Plato and God a Platonist
After the earliest period of pluralism, Christianity took the form of Christian orthodoxy. This form is found in the Nicene Creed and still remains the basic expression of Christianity today. Problematically, this form of Christianity is not based on the teaching of Jesus but hte philosophy of Plato. How did Jesus become Plato and God a Platonist? Here is the audio.