A reader has a question…

A reader has a question… January 13, 2012

…about extrabiblical references to Christ.

Somebody needs to tell the “Jesus was not born in 1 AD but in 5 BC” folks that they need to straighten out the “And besides he was never born at all” people. Then they need to look at the latest research, which is inching the birth of Christ back toward 3 or 2 BC–and squaring it up rather well with St. Luke, who is actually a rather careful historian (according to ancient, not modern, notions of what a historian should do, of course).

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