A bit about Jesus
Was doing some reading on Taoism, and I found this interesting article entitled "Was Jesus a Taoist"? Read and decide for yourself. It makes a point I often repeat -- Jesus was Jewish not Christian. And the article mirrors my opinion that the words of Jesus sound very familiar to one who has read the Tao Te Ching.
I've read various conspiracy theories. That traders from China spread their native teachings to the youthful Jesus. Or that in those many missing years not covered in the bible that Jesus did some travelling of his own. I don't buy it. I feel there are some simple truths that transend regions, religions, and governments.
But my opinion is of no impartance. This former minister wrote something far more readable than I can produce: