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The Historicity of Jesus: Ancient Pagan Sources


In my previous post, I argued for the historicity of Jesus by examining the Jewish historian Josephus’ writings. In this post, I will look at pagan Greco-Roman authors as sources for the historical Jesus, drawing again from Robert E. Van … Continue reading

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Josephus on Jesus: Evidence for Jesus’ Existence?


As Christians celebrate the death and resurrection of Jesus during Good Friday and Easter, I want to briefly deal with the claims of skeptics that Jesus never existed as a real person and was a mythical fiction by the early … Continue reading

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