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The Historical Jesus

Kati in PA Wrote: Mar 07, 2013 7:17 PM
I'm sorry if I offended, that wasn't my intention. I should have said facts and faith are not necessarily the same. Somethings can be objectively proven, others cannot, but that does not mean they aren't true. By definition, the adherents of any faith believe their tenets to be true, but without separate confirmation, others will have doubts.

Every once in a while, we hear a false charge. A charge that has significance during this Lenten season of 2013.

It’s an old lie that seems to keep resurfacing. The accusation is that supposedly there is no historical reliability to Jesus as a person.

In other words, we supposedly can’t know for sure that He even existed historically.

That is so false. For example, Will Durant, the great historian who wrote the series, "The Story of Civilization,"noted in the volume, "Caesar and Christ," that if the same criterion by which some philosophers claim Jesus didn’t really exist as an historical...