|Re: Secular sources and Christ
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Author: Al Klein Date: Nov 18, 2006 02:39
On 17 Nov 2006 15:21:14 -0800, "steaknife"
>SECULAR SOURCES AND CHRIST
>Highly reliable sources: Tacitus and Josephus.
Tacitus never mentioned Jesus.
Josephus mention is a forgery.
>Moderately reliable sources: Thallus, Pliny, and Lucian.
All shown to be Christic inventions, where there's nothing of value.
>Marginally reliable or unreliable sources: Suetonius, the letter of
>Mara Bar-Serapion, and the Talmud.
Also worthless as primary sources.
Why is it that the very first written mention of a human Jesus is late
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